At our annual fund raising benefit, Jimmy Fallon, The Roots and Brian Williams (“Brilliams”) surprised the crowd by Slow Jamming Robin Hood 101 to help explain what makes this one of the most effective poverty fighting organizations around. As Jimmy says, Robin Hood’s fact checkin’ is vigorous and our metrics are rigorous. Well, you just have to see it for yourself…
This morning we are honored host the first national Robin Hood Veterans Summit at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. This all-day event includes voices from business, government, nonprofits and the media working to make veterans’ issues a national priority. A few of our panelist include: Admiral Mike Mullen, General Stanley McChrystal, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Senator Patty Murray. And...
Over our 24 year history, Robin Hood has always helped veterans through the hundreds of programs we support. Over the past few years we’ve been disheartened to see an increasing number of veterans – men and women who raised their hands to serve our country — come to the soup kitchens, homeless shelters, and mental health clinics that we fund. [[MORE]] In response to this growing crisis,...