To our community: As The Bowery Mission cares for our most vulnerable neighbors during the coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency, we remain committed to the health, safety and well-being of all. Our neighbors experiencing homelessness don’t have the option to stay home to distance themselves from illness — so we are reliant on friends like you who […]
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Bringing The Bowery Mission to YOU and answering some of your questions about our “new abnormal” During this busy holiday season, we wanted to pause and say “thank you!” for standing with The Bowery Mission. You’ve made it possible to keep our Red Doors open so that more New Yorkers facing homelessness, unemployment, hunger and […]
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 […]
Last year he was sleeping in Central Park. Now David is looking forward to helping others at Thanksgiving. “Being an active addict and an alcoholic, I burned all my bridges,” David says. He lost his job, his home and his wife. “I found myself in Central Park for 12 days, I had nowhere else to […]
Read about our guests’ hearts of gratitude…because of you! All of us know firsthand how difficult this season of crisis has been…and it’s been especially hard for our unhoused neighbors. Time and again, we are encouraged and inspired by the gratitude our guests express when they have a safe place to rest or a healthy […]
Thanks for giving Ken a helping hand In these times of uncertainty, we’ve all been searching for purpose. But Ken knows he is here for a reason. He has survived three heart attacks, been hit by a car four times and survived a near-drowning. He’s even endured homelessness after losing a job, an experience he […]
Through this time of uncertainty, we resolve to stay open to serve some of the most vulnerable people in our city: neighbors experiencing homelessness, poverty and other crises. Thanks to the compassionate and courageous support of volunteers, partners and donors, we continue to serve people coming for meals and shelter — especially as other options […]
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 […]