Since 1879, The Bowery Mission has served homeless, hungry and poor New Yorkers. Meals, shelter, and medical care lead to residential programs that offer men and women the opportunity to transform their lives. Children get a positive first chance through summer camp, mentoring and family support. A vital part of the Lower East Side, The Bowery Mission now offers new hope to neighborhoods like Harlem and the South Bronx. bowery.org
The New York Bicycle Messenger Foundation is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization, staffed soley by messengers and ex-messengers. Our mission is to support the New York City messenger community. nybmf.org
Founded by the Sisters of Charity in 1869 as a home for abandoned children, The Foundling today offers an expansive array of services for underserved children, families, and adults with developmental disabilities. Whether it' s an abused child in need of a foster home, a young mother who lacks the skills to care for her child, or a young person lost in the juvenile justice system, The Foundling provides the resources necessary to rebuild lives and rebuild families. nyfoundling.org
Our Vision: To empower individuals and families to overcome barriers to safe and secure housing. Our Mission: Nazareth Housing is committed to the promotion of housing stability and economic independence among poor families and youth of New York City, through the provisions of Emergency Family Shelter, Homelessness Prevention, Economic Security and Urgent Needs Assistance, Permanent Low-Income and Supportive Housing. nazarethhousingnyc.org
Love the idea of Cranksgiving, but don't want to ride through NYC streets? We get it. Consider making a donation! All funds raised will be split 80/20 between City Harvest, and the New York Bike Messenger Foundation, whose funding makes this event possible. The NYBMF is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and donations are tax-deductible. Help us reach our goal of $5,000!