Tuesday, 28 April 2015
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May 14 2009 | 10:34am ET
George Soros this week pledged $50 million to a charity that helps poor New Yorkers, with the caveat that the group raise three times that amount over the next two years.
The Soros Fund Management chief announced his gift at the Robin Hood Foundation’s gala fundraiser in New York this week. Robin Hood was founded two decades ago by Soros’ fellow hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones, and gives money to other groups that focus on homelessness and education in New York City.
Robin Hood raised $72.7 million at the gala.
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…