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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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Mission Minded — Summer 2022

Providing help and hope during the dangerous summer months While many of us have been able to enjoy the summer in the city, our neighbors living on the streets have been trying their best to survive the heat. Facing heat stroke, sunburn and dehydration, it’s not only difficult, but dangerous — even deadly. And with […]

Statement of Solidarity with the Black Community

Dear Bowery Mission community, The Bowery Mission mourns with the Black community in this trying time. Words cannot possibly convey the grief, anger and sadness we feel in response to Saturday’s racist massacre, targeting and taking Black lives in Buffalo. These are people who matter to God and to us, and their lives were taken […]

Mission Minded — Easter 2022

There is always an opportunity for second chances and for life to be restored. Perhaps now, more than ever, we live in a world that questions if real life change is possible. But at The Bowery Mission, we know that new life, healing and reconciliation are possible in our lives and our world — even […]

Mission Minded — Holiday 2021

Thank you for offering the hope of Christmas to our neighbors in need. During the special holiday season, gathering and celebrating with our friends and family is something we look forward to. But for many people experiencing homelessness across our city, gathering with loved ones will not be a reality this holiday season. So, in […]

Mission Minded — Thanksgiving 2021

Such an important time of the year at The Bowery Mission Thanksgiving is my favorite day of the year at The Bowery Mission — this will be my 17th one here. It’s my favorite because I get to work side-by-side with so many dedicated staff members and volunteers to serve our community. On a day […]

Back to school and Mont Lawn City Camp!

We are excited for the back-to-school season for all New York City kids, especially those in The Bowery Mission’s children program, Mont Lawn City Camp. New families and returning campers will join us for a new cycle of classes in just over a week, including in-person activities — a welcome return after a challenging 2020. This […]

Bike for the Mission

Congratulations to Chuck, former member of The Bowery Mission’s COVID response team, for successfully bicycling across the United States to raise money for the Mission! Chuck Monts, who recently retired from The Bowery Mission at age 62, successfully completed a 3,000-mile, cross country bicycling trip, “Bike for the Mission.” He set off from The Union […]

Our COVID-19 response: Reflecting back

*All Data Reflects Time Period March 15, 2020 through March 31, 2021. COVID-19 ushered in one of the most daunting chapters in The Bowery Mission’s history. But just like in tragedies and crises before in our nearly 150-year history, we were reminded of God’s faithfulness, our community’s resilience and our supporters’ generous compassion. With your […]

Mission Minded — Summer 2021

Providing help and hope during a challenging season in New York City Summer is here! For those of us in the city, the heat radiating off the sidewalks and the thick, humid air are clear signs of the season. For some reason, we are much more attuned to the plight of our homeless neighbors in […]

Announcing our new COVID-19 Heroes website

To our Community:  Hope is in the air in New York City. If you walk the city streets, there’s no doubt we’re on the precipice of a new chapter. Masks are coming off. Parks are bustling with New Yorkers enjoying the sun and warmer weather. Outdoor (and now indoor!) dining is in full swing.  To […]