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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...


May 13, 2015, 06:15 ET Robin Hood Donors Contribute More Than $101 million To Fight Poverty: Paul McCartney Rocks Sold-Out Audience

At its annual benefit last night, over 4,000 Robin Hood supporters came together to raise more than $101 million for organizations serving New...


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...


Mar 02, 2015, 07:00 ET Blue Ridge Labs Moves to Robin Hood

Blue Ridge Labs, a division of the Blue Ridge Foundation New York, has become part of Robin Hood, New York City's largest poverty-fighting...


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 Success Prize. The...


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 Board ...


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 ceremony...


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 York...


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 York...


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 directors. Ms....


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 City, including...


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...


Apr 02, 2014, 07:00 ET New Poverty Tracker Survey Examines Poverty, Hardship and Health in New York City

Today, Robin Hood announced the release of the Poverty Tracker survey results, developed in partnership with Columbia University's Population...


Mar 17, 2014, 09:00 ET Robin Hood Launches $5 Million College Success Challenge

Today at the TEDActive Conference in Whistler, British Columbia, Robin Hood – New York's largest poverty fighting organization -- announced the...


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 members ...


Apr 09, 2013, 02:59 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; this amounts to more...


Mar 19, 2013, 02:19 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 from the ...


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 Group, as...


Feb 07, 2013, 04:48 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 its Relief...


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 grants. They...


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 helping...


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 helping...


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, 03:18 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 victims...


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 wake of Hurricane...