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Robin Hood Donors Unplugged: In Conversation with Jackie Bezos

CFL3 Foundation Director, Cara Familet, joined other RH donors who stopped by Robin Hood Foundation headquarters this fall to hear board member, Jackie Bezos speak with the First Lady of the City of New York Chirlane McCray (pictured above, on September 28, 2017).  The two discussed a recent partnership effort to dramatically expand early childhood education resources for parents and caregivers of young children.

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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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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.

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