Monday, 27 April 2015
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Nov 6 2012 | 1:10pm ET
Roy Niederhoffer, founder and president of New York-based R.G. Niederhoffer Capital Management, organized Hurricane Sandy relief efforts over the weekend, according to a post on his Facebook page.
Niederhoffer's November 4 post, as reported by Bloomberg, said he and an estimated 75 volunteers purchased and delivered food and supplies including water, 1,200 cans of corn, hundreds of hats,1,000 lighters, baby formula, diapers, wipes, glasses, coffee and toiletries to people in areas of New York affected by the storm.
“Friends and random strangers showed up at my place and delivered everything from a rented moving van” to “offers of cars, gas, food, clothing,” Niederhoffer
said. “Who would know that one of the most important items we delivered was
a battery powered LED lantern,” which legal aid lawyers used to help people fill
out FEMA forms in the dark.”
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…