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Building Meaningful Lives: Chauncey F. Lufkin III Renews His Foundation's Support of Milken Institute as Member of the President's Circle, Attends 20th Annual Global Conference

LOS ANGELES, CA, May 04, 2017  -- Renewing his Foundation’s longtime support for the Milken Institute at the President’s Circle level, Chauncey F. Lufkin III attended the organization’s 20th Annual Global Conference. The theme this year was “Building Meaningful Lives.”  The 4-day event, which draws thought-leaders, dignitaries and newsmakers from around the world, was held at The Beverly Hilton, from April 30-May 3, 2017. To view the agenda, see here: http://www.milkeninstitute.org/events/conferences/global-conference/2017/program-detail.

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2017 Robin Hood Annual Benefit: Chauncey F. Lufkin III Continues his Foundation's Support of The Robin Hood Foundation with Table Sponsorship at the 2017 Annual Benefit

NEW YORK, NY -- May 18, 2017  --Chauncey Lufkin, Founder and Principal of The Chauncey F. Lufkin III Foundation, sponsored a table of ten at the 2017 Robin Hood Annual Benefit on May 15, 2017.  The event, which raised a total of $54.5 million dollars to support the fight to alleviate poverty in New York City, was held at the Jacob Javitz Center.  It is one of the largest fundraisers in the country, for any cause.

To accomplish its work, the Robin Hood Foundation provides grants and management assistance to nonprofits, seeds new ventures and facilitates partnerships to work on issues like homelessness, job training and education.

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Triple Play Sponsor: The Chauncey F. Lufkin III Foundation Was a “Triple Play Sponsor” for the Joe Torre Safe at Home Foundation “All Star Evening.”

Los Angeles, CA -- April 21, 2017 -- The Chauncey F. Lufkin III Foundation was a “Triple Play Sponsor” of the Joe Torre Safe at Home Foundation’s “All Star Evening” at the Hotel Bel Air on Thursday, April 20, 2017. About 200 guests attended the dinner, along with Joe and Ali Torre, Bob Costas, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Earvin “Magic” Johnson and James Worthy.

The Joe Torre Safe at Home Foundation has served over 60,000 children with their signature “Margaret’s Place” program, named after Joe’s mother. The program offers in school programming, locally and nationally, to children who live in fear and have witnessed violence in their homes, schools and communities.

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Great Futures Celebrity Charity Polo: The Chauncey F. Lufkin III Foundation Was a Proud Sponsor of the 4th Annual Benefit for the Neil S. Hirsch Family Boys & Girls Club

Weelington, FL -- March 14, 2017 -- On Sunday, March 12, 2017, Chauncey Lufkin, Founder of The Chauncey F. Lufkin III Foundation, sponsored one of the VIP tables for the Great Futures Celebrity Charity Polo and Brunch. Proceeds from the day’s event will support the Neil S. Hirsch Family Boys & Girls Club of Wellington. The club is a safe place to learn and grow, providing the kids with life-enhancing programs and character development experiences during non-school hours, as well as summer camp opportunities, to nearly 600 boys and girls from ages 6-18.

Chauncey Lufkin was presented with a painting of a blue horse, by aspiring artist and Boys & Girls Club member, Izzy, aged 10. The inscription reads: “My favorite part of the Neil S. Hirsch Family Boys & Girls Club is the art room. I like to help the staff do projects and paint. When I grow up, I want to be a detective and an artist on the side.”

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Honda Classic: The Chauncey F. Lufkin III Foundation Volunteers at the 2017 Honda Classic to Support Quantum House of Palm Beach County

Palm Beach Gardens, FL -- February 26, 2017 -- The Chauncey F. Lufkin III Foundation was happy to volunteer for Quantum House at the Honda Classic on Saturday February, 25, 2017.

The annual Honda Classic, now 11 years into its tenure at PGA National Resort & Spa, is a well-established fixture in the Palm Beach County community. Won on Sunday by fan favorite Rickie Fowler, the event drew some 203,815 spectators over seven days between the Monday Pro-Am and Sunday's final round. Though top draws Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy were sidelined by injuries, the perfect weather over four days accounted for the slight increase in attendance over last year and Fowler is now back into the Top 10 in the Official World Golf Ranking at No. 9.

Quantum House of Palm Beach County provides lodging, meals, care and compassion to families facing a medical crisis. A percentage of the proceeds from the concessions tents will go directly to the organization to help support the many families from all around the world that stay at their facilities in West Palm Beach.

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