Bowery Mission Says Thanksgiving Meal Giveaway Is More Important Than Ever With More People Struggling During PandemicInstead of gathering inside, guests all received their meals in to-go containers and headed to nearby tents to eat.
Coronavirus Impact: Record Turnout Expected As NYC Charities Prepare To Hand Out Food For ThanksgivingThe coronavirus pandemic has left many people struggling with food insecurity, resulting in many New York City charities gearing up for what's expected to be a record turnout this Thanksgiving.
Young Musicians Perform Outside Bowery Mission To Lift Spirits Of Those In NeedSeventeen-year-old Bato Aydelotte, who plays the drums, founded the group in 2019.
Coronavirus Update: Some Homeless Shelters Worry They Can't Keep Up With Demand Amid PandemicWith more hungry people, lending a helping hand at a social distance is becoming more of a challenge.
Hundreds Wait In The Cold For Free Winter Coats At Bowery Mission GiveawayThe coat giveaway was scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Tuesday but kicked off hours early because of the massive crowd.
Bowery Mission, Bloomberg Serve Thousands Of New Yorkers In Need At 140th Thanksgiving DinnerVolunteers will be serving 7,000 meals on this day alone.
Bowery Mission Serves Up Thanksgiving Dinner For Thousands Of People In NeedVolunteers are preparing turkey dinners for 1,800 guests in the mission's chapel on the Bowery.
Tons Of Food Prepared For Those In Need At Bowery MissionIt is no exaggeration to say they are preparing thousands of pounds of food at one local outreach center.
Advocates Dispute Claims Of Fewer Homeless On NYC Streets This YearMayor Bill de Blasio said Friday that new data show a 12 percent drop in the number of people living on the streets.
In A Season Of Giving Some New York Food Pantries Are Facing A ShortageTis the season to give, but this year there is a shortage at local food pantries.
Last-Minute Thanksgiving Preparations UnderwayA snow storm before Thanksgiving is making turkey dinner shopping a bit more challenging this year.
Bowery Assault Victim Confident He's A Victim Of 'Knockout Game'Rogers, who broke his jaw and suffered facial lacerations, said he's positive he was a victim of a "knockout game" attack.
Mayor Bloomberg Spends Last Thanksgiving In Office Helping Those In NeedMayor Michael Bloomberg spent his last Thanksgiving in office at the venerable Bowery Mission. The soup kitchen has been serving hot meals to hungry New Yorkers for more than a century.
New York Cares Launches 25th Annual Coat DrivePolice Commissioner Ray Kelly and Super Bowl Host Committee Co-Chairman Woody Johnson helped distribute coats to 100 residents at the Bowery Mission on Tuesday.
Man Arrested In Alleged Anti-Gay Attack In The East VillageGornell Roman was charged Wednesday with assault and aggravated harassment, both as hate crimes, police said.