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Lower East Side »

Retailer Donates More Than 300 Mattresses to Bowery Mission Shelters

Four of the nonprofit’s residential programs will get new bedding.

East Harlem »

Bowery Mission Opens Residential Recovery House in East Harlem

The building will house up to 70 men and offer free social services to residents.

Lower East Side »

Photographer Buys the Homeless Coffee and Tells Their Stories

Real estate agent and photographer Justyna Czekaj shares the stories of the homeless community. 

Lower East Side »

Bowery Mission's 20-Year President Will be Replaced By Good Will Executive

David P. Jones will succeed Ed Morgan, who has been president and CEO for more than 20 years.

Lower East Side »

Homeless Share Scenes of Daily Life in Upcoming Photo Exhibition

"Through Our Lens" aims to give homeless photographers a chance to share their point of view.

TriBeCa »

Where You Can Donate and Volunteer Around the City

Get in the holiday spirit with these volunteering and donating opportunities this season.

Lower East Side »

Bowery Mission and LES Art Scene Team Up for Silent Auction

More than 40 pieces donated by Lower East Side artists and galleries will be up for auction on Dec. 14.

Lower East Side »

Halloween Party Aims to Delight Kids in Candy-Starved Lower East Side

The neighborhood caters to adults, but often neglects kiddie trick-or-treaters, organizers said.

Nolita »

Bring Costumes and Jack-o-Lanterns to Elizabeth Street Garden on Saturday

The Harvest Festival will include daffodil-planting, a yoga class, live music, and a canned food drive.

Lower East Side »

Bowery Mission in 'Urgent Need' of Food as Donations Dwindle

Individual donations have gone down while demand for services has gone up, according to Bowery Mission.

Park Slope »

How Young New York City Businesses Mix Philanthropy and Profit

Many New York City businesses have made charitable efforts a key part of their business.

Lower East Side »

Soup Kitchen Cook Faces 'Iron Chef' Challenge Three Times a Day

Bowery Mission chef Ping Lo invents menus as donations come in.  

Lower East Side »

Man Sucker Punched and Knocked Unconscious on Bowery, Police Say

The 23-year-old victim had his jaw broken after being punched in the back of the head, police said.

Gramercy »

Last-Minute Volunteer Opportunities for Thanksgiving Day

Some organizations are still looking for help serving food to needy people.

Central Harlem »

Bowery Mission Opens Transitional Home for Women in Harlem

The Bowery Mission's first program in Harlem is designed to give women a helping hand.