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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Caring for people in need during the coronavirus pandemic

The Bowery Mission is familiar with helping neighbors through crisis. From the 1918 flu pandemic to the Great Depression to Hurricane Sandy, we’ve served our city’s most vulnerable through hard seasons. Now during the current pandemic, and throughout our nearly 150 years of outreach, generous supporters, partners and volunteers have been committed to care for […]

Junior is a new man

“The Bowery Mission opened a spiritual door that I never had before.” From the time he was a kid, Junior remembers helping out and learning about plumbing. It was a skill he would use throughout his life and turn into a profession. But along the way, Junior took a wrong turn, trying drugs and alcohol. His […]

Diane finally has peace

“God has completely transformed my life.” Growing up in suburbia, Diane had a warm home, a strong education, and nourishing food each day. Her parents cared for their children’s physical well-being and kept a strict household. On the outside, things looked great. But inside, Diane was scared of her father’s temper. She knew her dad loved her, […]

John’s holiday tradition: giving back

Volunteering is a highlight of the year for John’s friends and family Thanksgiving is filled with family traditions. One of John’s favorites includes volunteering at The Bowery Mission each holiday season. John first attended a gala at the Mission fifteen years ago when one of his Goldman Sachs clients was being honored. There, John learned about the […]

Celebrating life transformation at the Men’s Graduation

In June, we celebrated 110 men who have achieved great milestones in their journeys towards independent living One of The Bowery Mission’s four strategies to rebuild hope for people struggling with homelessness, poverty and other crises is Residential & Community Programs, designed to help men and women Make Progress. Clients access comprehensive services for physical, emotional, […]

Ultrarun in NYC & Newark: 24 hours in the life of The Bowery Mission

In response to the homeless epidemic surging in New York City, ultrarunner Todd Aydelotte completed a solo, 82-mile ultrarun to highlight “24 Hours in the Life of The Bowery Mission,” one of the oldest and most dynamic organizations serving neighbors in need. This historic run on Thursday and Friday, May 16–17, 2019 blended 82 miles […]