POVERTY IS COMPLEX.
YOU CAN HELP.
“NEW YORK IS ARGUABLY THE RICHEST CITY IN THE
WORLD, AND YET WE STILL HAVE OVER 1.8 MILLION
NEW YORKERS LIVING IN POVERTY.”
— DAVID SALTZMAN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ROBIN HOOD
POVERTY COMES IN MANY FORMS:
NEW YORKERS IN NEED FACE A DAILY STRUGGLE.
Chronic illness that causes school absences, lagging performance and lost income for care-taking parents. It's interconnected challenges like these that increase the gap between those in poverty and those on a path to succeed. Sometimes attacking poverty can be something as simple as recognizing the domino effect caused by childhood asthma and providing inhalers to those who need them.