News & Updates

See the latest from The Bowery Mission, including updates from our leadership, stories of life transformation and program news from inside our Red Doors.

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Change is possible: From homelessness to flourishing at The Bowery Mission

Flourishing.  The word stands in striking contrast to the harsh realities we see on our city streets. As New Yorkers, we regularly see people begging for help. We see people with mental or physical illness go untreated. We see people sleeping in inhumane environments.  Perhaps now, more than ever, we live in a world that […]

New exhibition celebrates The Bowery Mission’s history, stories

‘A Legacy of Transformation’ is on view at High Line Nine Galleries throughout the month of December. On view at High Line Nine Galleries throughout the month of December, “A Legacy of Transformation” celebrates The Bowery Mission’s 150-year legacy of service by highlighting stories of lives transformed from homelessness to dignity and flourishing. The exhibition features […]

Chef Raffaele’s hope story: “I’m able to see others nourished with hope the same way I was.”

From grief and incarceration to serving God as the head chef here at The Bowery Mission Raffaele grew up in a loving Italian family where, he says, “holidays were filled with food and love.” But life took a tough turn when he was 18. Both of his parents were struggling with health problems.  “When my […]

Graduation 2022: Celebrating life transformation

Congratulations to the men and women in our community for their amazing accomplishments this past year in their journeys toward independence. We recently gathered for our annual Graduation to celebrate our program clients — now graduates! — who have made significant breakthroughs in their goals toward thriving and independence. The Bowery Mission’s staff and supporters […]