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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New York, NY - November 20, 2016 - Chauncey Lufkin, Founder of The Chauncey F. Lufkin III Foundation, attended The Fourth Annual Robin Hood Investor Conference on November 28 and 29th in Brooklyn, New York. The event, now in its fourth year, was presented by J.P. Morgan and was hosted at the new 1Hotel Brooklyn Bridge -- prior to the hotel's official opening in February. www.1hotels.com/Brooklyn-Bridge
Robin Hood is New York's largest poverty-fighting organization. The Conference convened top thinkers in investing, biotech, artificial intelligence, real estate and other sectors -- including Ray Dalio, Stanley F. Druckenmiller, David Einhorn, Mary Callahan Erdoes, Jeff Immelt, Paul Tudor Jones II, and Barry S. Sternlicht.
The gathering has raised $18 million since its inception. Robin Hood contributes 100% of the ticket sales to the programs it supports, which include 200+ of the most effective soup kitchens, homeless shelters, schools, and job-training programs.
The two-day conference was organized by Robin Hood Board members Mary Callahan Erdoes, CEO of J.P. Morgan Asset Management; John Griffin, founder and president of Blue Ridge Capital; Daniel Loeb, founder and CEO of Third Point, and Barry S. Sternlicht, founder, chairman, and CEO of Starwood Capital Group.
The conference's packed agenda included "fireside chats" featuring Paul Tudor Jones II of Tudor Investment Corp., Jeff Immelt of GE, Jamie Dimon of JPMorgan Chase & Co., Lee Ainslie III of Maverick Capital, Ray Dalio of Bridgewater Associates and John A. Griffin of Blue Ridge Capital.
"This is our second year attending the Investors Conference. The event continually delivers some of the best investing insights in so many sectors and we make a point to have it on our agenda. This year we were fortunate to be seated at Robin Hood Board Chairman, David Einhorn's table for dinner. David is a true visionary in his field and an outstanding philanthropist. His enthusiasm is unparalleled. We appreciate his commitment to this organization, and are proud to be among its supporting donors," said Chauncey Lufkin.