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News & Updates: Tag: Homelessness

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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Trauma & homelessness: What’s the connection?

At The Bowery Mission, we value trauma-informed care. But what exactly is trauma? And how does it relate to the experience of homelessness?  Trauma is a physical and psychological response to extraordinarily stressful events and experiences. When a person has experienced trauma, they have experienced something so distressing that it has overwhelmed their body and […]

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 […]

Inside our Red Doors: A conversation with Bobby Watts

On May 25, 2021, James Winans, CEO of The Bowery Mission, spoke with Bobby Watts, CEO of the National Health Care for the Homeless Council during a virtual event. Watch their conversation to learn about the intersection of homelessness and racial, economic and health inequalities, and see below for ways you can get involved in […]

Mission minded — Holiday 2020

You help bring the hope of Christmas to our neighbors in need The holiday season can be an especially lonely and difficult time for our neighbors experiencing homelessness. There is so much emphasis on spending time with family during Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations. For those coming through our doors during the holiday season, their hunger […]

Mission minded — Fall 2020

Giving our all…in all seasons 2020 has been a year unlike any other. As we try to make sense of the various health and economic concerns, taking each day at a time is only natural. While we’ve all needed time for self-care and rest, we know that the serious problems of homelessness and poverty here […]

A special conversation with Jeannie Gaffigan

The Bowery Mission continues to stand with New York’s most vulnerable neighbors. I recently had a special opportunity to chat with Jeannie Gaffigan, who is a writer, producer and New York Times bestselling author. Jeannie and her family are volunteers and supporters of The Bowery Mission. Thank you to all who joined us for the Facebook […]