Viewing posts tagged Robin Hood

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.

Continue reading

Robin Hood Donors Volunteer for Annual HOPE Count of New York City’s Homeless Population

New York, NY -- February 8, 2017 -- On Monday, February 6, 2016, The Robin Hood Foundation pulled together its community of donors to support fellow New Yorkers. The Chauncey F. Lufkin III Foundation was privileged to offer a helping hand as Robin Hood volunteers for the annual Homeless Outreach Population Estimate (HOPE). HOPE is an annual, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development mandated survey of the number of individuals living in New York City’s public spaces.

On the night of the HOPE count, the NYC Department of Homeless Services (DHS) assembles thousands of volunteers who are sent out in teams to canvas our streets, subways and parks. HOPE is a point-in-time estimate of unsheltered individuals used to project service needs, allocate resources for the street homeless population, and educate and engage New Yorkers about this serious issue affecting us all.

Foundation Director, Cara Familet and her husband, Jeff Stevens, participated on behalf of The Chauncey F. Lufkin III Foundation. Also on their team were Beatriz De La Torre, Robin Hood’s Managing Director, Housing Advisory Board and fellow Robin Hood donors Russell Sternlicht and Yeshi Kassa.

Continue reading

Robin Hood Donor, Chauncey Lufkin Attends The Fourth Annual Robin Hood Investor Conference at 1 Hotel in Brooklyn New York

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.

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.

Continue reading

The Chauncey F. Lufkin III Foundation, Donor Highlights at “Tidal X 1015,” A Concert to Benefit The Robin Hood Foundation and Other Not-For-Profit Organizations and Schools.

NEW YORK, NY ––  October 18, 2016  - The Chauncey F. Lufkin III Foundation was well represented at the Tidal X Benefit Concert at the Barclays Center on Saturday October 15, 2016.  The Foundation was among many Robin Hood donors at the once-in-a-lifetime benefit concert featuring Beyoncé, Alicia Keys, Nikki Minaj, Ms Lauryn Hill, Common, Lil Wayne, Tip, Robin Thicke, Blood Orange, Danielle Bradbery and other top artists.  Attending on behalf of the Foundation were Cara Familet, Foundation Director and Michael Chen, its Chief Financial Officer.

Continue reading