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.

You can also find media mentions of The Bowery Mission at our In the News page.

Global Volunteer Month: Celebrating our amazing volunteers

April is #GlobalVolunteerMonth, and we are giving thanks for our volunteers’ impact and the incredible power of service. Every year, The Bowery Mission mobilizes thousands of volunteers who support every aspect of our services for neighbors experiencing homelessness, hunger and other crises. Volunteers play an especially vital role in our Compassionate Care program, which daily […]

Rebuilding hope in a year of crisis

Thank you for being there, each step of the way. This past year has been unlike any other at The Bowery Mission. But just like in tragedies and crises before in our nearly 150-year history, we are reminded of God’s faithfulness, our community’s resilience and our supporters’ generous compassion. Thank you for standing with us […]

Statement of Solidarity with the AAPI Community

To Our Valued Community, We mourn the victims of the tragic shootings in Georgia this week, which specifically targeted people of Asian descent. Our hearts break for their grieving families and communities. Over the past year, New York City has also seen an exponential rise in these devastating acts of hatred. We stand in solidarity […]

Thank you to our corporate partners & supporters during COVID-19

The Bowery Mission has served New York City’s most vulnerable community members through hard seasons — from the 1918 flu pandemic to the Great Depression to Hurricane Sandy. Now during the current pandemic, generous individual supporters, volunteers, foundations, corporate partners and community organizations have made it possible to continue providing nutritious meals, hot showers, safe […]

Running to support The Bowery Mission

Despite the cancelled New York City marathon, Bowery Mission supporters hit the streets for a half-marathon and raised over $110,000 to support neighbors experiencing homelessness. While New Yorkers and the world have faced shutdowns and cancellations, efforts to support New York’s most vulnerable population cannot be cancelled. At a time when traditional fundraising galas and […]