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News & Updates: Tag: Vocational Services

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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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 […]

Peter’s hope story: A fresh start after much loss

After COVID-19 caused great pain and loss, Peter found help and hope for a fresh start Peter was a chef at a Manhattan restaurant making a good income, and he had his own apartment. Then the pandemic hit in March 2020 and ushered in a season of extreme grief and loss. First, Peter’s boss closed […]

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 […]

A fresh start through our vocational program

During the pandemic, friends like you are helping New Yorkers in need find jobs — and hope! The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the job market in New York City. Nearly half of all New York City workers lost employment income during the height of the outbreak. Others have had their hours cut back […]

Sunday’s hope story: The power of encouragement

“I was given encouragement day and night…” Sunday came to New York City for the first time in the cold of winter — with almost nothing in his pockets. He stayed in a hotel for two weeks, but his money was running out. He felt anxious about the prospect of surviving outdoors in the bitter cold […]

The gift of learning and confidence

Learn how the Career Center and vocational services provide a lasting gift for people in need. One of the most practical and life-changing programs available at The Bowery Mission is our Career Center. Thanks to the generosity of friends like you, guests gain marketable job skills and access resources on their way to meaningful employment. These […]