Bowery Mission


The Bowery Mission Sheltering Hundreds During Cold Snap; No One Turned Away

Posted January 8, 2014 at 9:25 am

With the so-called polar vortex enveloping the city, the Bowery Mission is doing its part to keep the homeless warm. The historic faith-based charity at 227 Bowery is sheltering hundreds of those without, turning away no one. According to a report in the Christian Post, staff members prowl the streets nightly to ensure nobody is […]


Bowery Mission, Thanksgiving 2010

SUNY Optometry Offering Free Eye Care Services at Bowery Mission

Posted January 7, 2014 at 11:00 am

The Bowery Mission is getting some love in the vision department. Thanks to a volunteer program by SUNY Optometry, those seeking help from the Mission can now get free eye care. The program commenced in March 2013, but has recently picked up speed, mostly due to significant fundraising. Over $30,000 has been rounded up via […]

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Bowery Mission Opens Women’s Shelter in Harlem

Posted November 27, 2012 at 6:18 am

The Bowery Mission has been serving the homeless of downtown New York for 133 years.

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Bowery Mission Rooftop Farm

Posted August 3, 2012 at 11:18 am

The Bowery is derived from the Dutch word Bouwerij, which translates to “farm.” For the second year running, the 133-year-old Bowery Mission is embracing such roots by tending to a six-story-high rooftop farm all its own

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Bowery Water Sweep

Posted August 2, 2012 at 11:23 am

In a neighborhood riddled with terrible drainage, a not uncommon sight. Sweeping the water into the sewers. Spotted outside the Bowery Mission after yesterday’s early morning downpour.

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Recap: The Place Matters Annual Awards Ceremony

Posted October 31, 2011 at 11:14 am

What do a candy store, a haven for the homeless, a matzo factory, and a local bar have in common? Last Wednesday night, they won awards from Place Matters. Recap, after the jump!

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Early Edition: August 1

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:00 am

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Early Edition: May 17

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:01 am

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Brawl on the Bowery Last Night

Last modified February 23, 2013 at 7:55 pm

A scary fight scene transpired outside the Bowery Mission yesterday evening at about 7:30.

A Game of Clue on the Bowery

Posted February 4, 2011 at 6:18 am

We just finished a rousing game of Clue, and guessed correctly! See who did it.

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