Coming home to New York City turned out to be just what Douglas needed. In the years before coming to The Bowery Mission, Douglas moved around the country and was in and out of homelessness. Much of his time was spent in the Southeast in places like Asheville, North Carolina and Orlando, Florida. It was a […]
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Darryl found shelter, community and so much more. See how, now as a graduate, he’s experiencing new life. Darryl was living in New York City when his life began to fall apart. After the loss of several family members, he struggled with grief and other significant challenges. He found himself homeless — even while still […]
Michael came back to New York City at the worst possible time, but he found hope and help here at The Bowery Mission. Michael was born in New York City but spent his childhood in the Dominican Republic. At an early age, he developed a passion for medical work and helping people. As a young […]
*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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]