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Fight Poverty in New York City

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Every parent had access to early childhood development programs for their kids

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Meet Robin Hood

Robin Hood is a leader in philanthropy focused on New York City poverty. Robin Hood has identified several best-in-class organizations pursuing effective strategies to fight poverty in New York.

Why this cause needs your support

The 1.8 million New Yorkers living in poverty struggle to meet their basic needs. For them, every day is a struggle to survive. Robin Hood works to attack the root causes of poverty and offers these individuals and their families the tools they need to lift themselves out of poverty.

While Robin Hood’s primary focus is on New York, our impact...

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The need is now

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40 percent of New Yorkers struggle to meet simple, basic needs like food and shelter

The goal of this Fund is to provide low-income New Yorkers with a pathway out of poverty and into self-sufficiency

To accomplish this goal, this Fund is supporting the following strategies

Early Childhood

Only one in three poor infants and toddlers have access to programs that stimulate growth and development. Our early childhood initiatives focus on infant/toddler development, teach parenting skills and help children enter school ready to learn.

Supporting some of the best organizations

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CBI places full-time college guidance counselors in public schools to work one-on-one with students to help them get to and through college. Last year, CollegeBound served over 18,000 students at 36 underserved schools.

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C4Q is a job-training program based in Queens, NY that prepares unemployed and underemployed individuals for careers in software coding. Last year, C4Q placed more than 40 students into jobs with an average salary of $80,000.

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KIPP’s goal is to graduate students with the strength of character and academic abilities needed to succeed in life and the numbers speak for themselves. 96% of KIPP NYC alumni have graduated high school. 89% of KIPP NYC’s students have matriculated to college, nearly 2x the rate of low-income students nationally and 46% of KIPP NYC alumni have earned a B.A. degree.

Meet your Fund manager: an expert in this cause area

Robin Hood’s diverse staff includes former government officials, PhDs, attorneys, nonprofit leaders, investment bankers and management consultants who all have one thing in common – a passion for fighting poverty. Together, we help our neighbors in need build better lives for themselves and their families.

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