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Download our HFNY Resource Card as a way to engage homeless and hungry neighbors.

Read Tim Keller's outline of "Wholistic Ministry" and the Biblical call of the church  to minister in both word and deeds of mercy and justice. 

Watch our workshop on "How to Care for our Homeless Neighbors," outlining practical ways to serve our homeless neighbors and connect them to resources.



What is Hope for New York?

Our Work on the Ground

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  Ministries of Mercy: The Call of the Jericho Road
Dr. Tim Keller

Generous Justice: How God's Grace Makes Us Just
Dr. Tim Keller

  When Helping Hurts: Alleviating Poverty without Hurting the Poor... and Yourself
Brian Fikkert
To Live in Peace: Biblical Faith and the Changing Inner City
Mark R. Gornik


Mercy in the Kingdom of God
Logan Gentry, Apostles Church


Hope for the City
Tim Keller, Redeemer Presbyterian Church


Hope for New York Sermon Series
Tim Keller, John Perkins, Jeff White, and others


Story of Hope: Cesar, Brooklyn Teen Challenge

March 26, 2013
In this video, Cesar tells his story of how he has found freedom and renewal through the program at Brooklyn Teen Challenge. Brooklyn Teen Challenge, a recovery program for adults with life-controlling addictions, is one of Hope for New York's 40 non-profit affiliates across NYC.

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Awesome Volunteer Elizabeth Elliott Empowered at Don't Walk By

February 11, 2013
Last Saturday was the first time I've participated in Don't Walk By, but I had heard from friends that I didn't need to bring anything except extra layers and a willingness to speak to strangers. As a total extrovert, I wasn't nervous about approaching someone on the street- especially since we had excellent help and services to offer as provided by the hospitality team back at the base church- but committing to walk and engage with the homeless made me think about the future: how would stopping this time, instead of walking by, change the way I commute everyday? Could I go back to putting on blinders to the need in my own neighborhood?

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Volunteer Safety during Winter Storm Nemo

February 08, 2013
With the impending winter storm on its way this weekend, we encourage all Volunteers to STAY SAFE! The safety of each volunteer is our main priority during any serious weather emergency. If you will be at all endangered and/or have logistical issues with transportation then we encourage you to stay home and not attend this weekends' volunteer event(s).

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Serve your Homeless Neighbors at Don't Walk By!

January 04, 2013
The people living on the street who we encounter daily here in New York— the man wrapped up in a blanket on the sidewalk, the woman weaving in and out of packed subway cars with a cup — can stir up conflicting feelings inside of us. We feel annoyed, or guilty, or sad, or frustrated. The problem of homelessness is so huge, so broad-reaching…how are we supposed to approach it?

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Give Hope this Christmas

December 06, 2012
As we at Hope for New York reflect on the past 20 years, we are humbled by the stories of hope and transformation throughout New York City. Recently, Hope for New York had the opportunity to interview several clients of our affiliates, including adults who have recovered from homelessness and drug addiction, a survivor of sex trafficking, and a graduate of an inner-city mentoring program.

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