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Oct 01, 2015, 10:00 ET The Robin Hood Foundation Appoints Reynold Levy As Its President

Building on a firm foundation of accomplishment while still confronting deep seated manifestations of poverty in New York City, the board of...


Mar 19, 2015, 12:26 ET Paul McCartney to Perform at Robin Hood Benefit On May 12, 2015

Paul McCartney and The Robin Hood Foundation today announced that McCartney and his band will be performing at Robin Hood's annual benefit, to be...


Feb 02, 2015, 08:00 ET Robin Hood Announces Three Finalists for $5 Million Robin Hood College Success Challenge

 Last Friday, three Finalists – Beyond 12, the Education Advisory Board and Kinvolved -- were announced for the Robin Hood College...


Jan 30, 2015, 08:00 ET David Einhorn Elected as Chair of Robin Hood Board of Directors

At its annual board meeting yesterday, Robin Hood, New York City's largest poverty-fighting organization, elected David Einhorn as Chair of its...


Nov 12, 2014, 09:30 ET Robin Hood 2014 Heroes Announced

 Robin Hood, New York City's largest poverty-fighting organization, today announced the recipients of its 2014 Heroes Awards at a breakfast...


Oct 22, 2014, 07:00 ET 2014 Robin Hood Investors Conference Raises $6 million To Fight Poverty in NYC

 Yesterday, Robin Hood concluded its 2nd annual Investors Conference, presented by J.P. Morgan and hosted by Hyatt at the Grand Hyatt in New...


Aug 13, 2014, 08:00 ET Robin Hood Announces Semi-Finalists for $5 Million College Success Challenge

 Robin Hood, New York's largest poverty fighting organization, ideas42, a leading behavioral ideas lab, along with The City University of New...


Jul 25, 2014, 08:00 ET Emma Bloomberg and Roland G. Fryer, Jr. Elected to Robin Hood Board of Directors

 At its quarterly board meeting on Tuesday, July 22, Robin Hood elected Emma Bloomberg and Roland G. Fryer, Jr., to its board of...


May 13, 2014, 10:06 ET Robin Hood Donors Raise $60 million at Annual Benefit, Including $35 million for American Dream Fund to Help Immigrants Struggling in Poverty

 Last night at its annual benefit at the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan, Robin Hood raised $60 million to fight poverty in New York...


May 01, 2014, 16:00 ET Laura Arnold And Philippe Laffont Elected To Robin Hood Board Of Directors; Steve Cohen Elected To Emeritus Board

Robin Hood is pleased to announce the election of  two new members to its board of directors:  Laura Arnold, co-chair of the Laura and...


Apr 30, 2014, 12:45 ET Robin Hood Joins Philanthropic Leaders to Pledge Millions to Support Veterans and Military Families

Today, Robin Hood is joining over 30 philanthropic organizations and corporations to announce pledges over the next five years to support veterans...


Dec 17, 2013, 08:01 ET Murphy's Masters Donates $28,685 to the Robin Hood Relief Fund

Murphy's Masters, a charitable social club located in Westchester, New York, has made a $28,685 donation to Robin Hood's Relief Fund, to help...


Apr 09, 2013, 14:59 ET After Five Months, $70.5 Million and 494 Grants, Robin Hood Relief Fund is 100% Allocated

 Robin Hood has announced that 100% of the funds it has raised for Hurricane Sandy Relief – $70.5 million – has been allocated;...


Mar 19, 2013, 14:19 ET Robin Hood Surpasses $62 Million in Hurricane Sandy Relief Grants; 93% of Relief Fund Now Allocated

 Robin Hood has announced another round of funding to organizations in the tri-state area that are helping victims of Hurricane Sandy recover...


Feb 26, 2013, 10:34 ET Barry Sternlicht Appointed Robin Hood's Chairman of the Board; Three New Board Members Also Announced

 Robin Hood, New York's largest private poverty-fighting organization, has appointed Barry Sternlicht, chairman and CEO, Starwood Capital...


Feb 07, 2013, 16:48 ET Robin Hood Announces $10.5 million in Hurricane Sandy Relief Grants; Total granted thus far exceeds $45 million

 Robin Hood has announced the latest round of grants to organizations providing assistance to victims of Hurricane Sandy.  At a meeting of...


Jan 25, 2013, 12:35 ET Robin Hood Announces $9.59 million in latest round of Hurricane Sandy Relief Grants; includes $5.275 million for housing support

 Robin Hood's Hurricane Sandy Relief Committee met on January 18 and January 23, 2013, to review and approve the latest round of relief...


Jan 10, 2013, 12:28 ET Robin Hood Announces Latest Round of Hurricane Sandy Relief Grants

 Robin Hood -- New York's largest poverty-fighting organization -- has announced its latest round of grants to relief organizations that are...


Dec 10, 2012, 11:55 ET Robin Hood Announces Next Wave in Funding for Sandy Relief

 Robin Hood -- New York's largest poverty-fighting organization -- has announced its latest round of grants to relief organizations that are...


Nov 29, 2012, 12:54 ET Robin Hood Announces Latest Round of Hurricane Sandy Relief Grants

At a meeting held November 27, Robin Hood's Relief Fund Committee approved its latest slate of grants to organizations helping victims of Hurricane...


Nov 27, 2012, 15:18 ET Robin Hood Announces $5.2 Million in Latest Rounds of Funding To Organizations Aiding Victims of Hurricane Sandy

 Robin Hood -- New York's largest poverty-fighting organization -- has announced its latest round of grants to organizations that are helping...


Nov 08, 2012, 10:46 ET Robin Hood Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund Passes $11 Million in Contributions

 Robin Hood – New York City's largest poverty fighting organization – today announced that the Relief Fund it reactivated in the...


Oct 02, 2012, 08:00 ET Laurence D. Fink, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BlackRock, Elected to Robin Hood Board of Directors

Laurence D. "Larry" Fink, 60, chairman, CEO and founder of BlackRock, a leader in investment and risk management, has been elected to serve...


Feb 17, 2012, 07:00 ET Robin Hood Announces New Executive Role for Deborah Winshel; Hires Patty Smith to Lead Communications Team

 Robin Hood has announced that Deborah Winshel has been appointed to the newly-created post of president, effective immediately. Ms. Winshel...


Feb 15, 2012, 06:00 ET Former Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Admiral Michael Mullen and SAC Capital Advisors Founder Steven Cohen to Co-Chair the Robin Hood Foundation's Veterans Advisory Board

 Robin Hood is pleased to announce that Admiral Mike Mullen, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and S.A.C. Capital Advisors, L.P....