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Urban Hope’s Pandemic Response

In March of 2020 we partnered with Samaritans Purse to help build a  COVID-19 field hospital in the middle of Central Park and distribute two tractor trailer loads of relief supplies. We added to the blessing two more truck loads of our Gospel resources!

Through our network of churches in the five boroughs, critical care and the hope of Christ was provided to thousands of families in the highest need communities of NYC. This began an eight month stretch of well over 30 large outreach festivals and several 5 borough distribution campaigns which  supplied over 200 churches and ministries with practical, critical  and 
inspirational resources. On Staten Island we mobilized a
large outreach team which focused on the most vulnerable communities in our borough.

We coordinated weekly festivals with food, hygiene, vital  resources, free COVID-19 testing, flu shots and the distribution of  countless inspirational books for all ages. God transformed the  most troubled neighborhoods in our city into holy sanctuaries filled  with worship, love, prayer and GOOD NEWS of GREAT JOY!

We also facilitated 8 months of food delivery for locked in seniors  at two Public Housing Senior Centers. launched a virtual tutoring  program for struggling Public School students, began community  healing “Agape Meals” - to serve and assist our neighbors and families in  the midst of the health, food and educational crisis.


NYC has been reeling from the unrelenting distress and sorrow  of 2020. For the past 30 years our mission and theme song has  been to build “a house of hope in a world of pain.” Never have our communities needed the protection of the house of the Lord more. Behind the pandemic, the protests and the political vitriol are countless struggling and frightened children and families.

As the epicenter of many devastating medical and sociological storms, NYC suffered immensely. As is always the case, the poor experienced the greatest loss of life, employment, education and hope.  

2020 Review

Communities across New York City (Staten Island, Bronx, Manhatten, Queens and Brooklyn) received FREE meals, essential household items and tens of thousands of Christian resources of HOPE!


As a result of YOUR prayer, volunteerism and support, Urban Hope provided: