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"As we emerge from the worst of the pandemic, we can't choose to just recover. We need a renaissance. We can make New York City a more just and equitable place. We can put poverty in check by creating pathways for economic advancement for all New Yorkers."

— Richard R. Buery, Jr., Chief Executive Officer

2020 GAVE US A BLUEPRINT FOR THE FUTURE.
WE’RE DOUBLING DOWN ON THE BASICS.

GETTING FAMILIES BACK ON THEIR FEET

Rebuild NYC’s emergency food infrastructure

Help New Yorkers facing eviction

Invest in health & mental health services

Expand access to public benefits

GETTING KIDS BACK ON TRACK

Expand personal tutoring for students

Accelerate learning in subjects like math & literacy

Empower educators with high-quality curriculum & training

Prioritize mental health for students

GETTING NEW YORKERS BACK TO WORK

Help women return to the workforce with affordable childcare

Prepare 10,000+ New Yorkers for higher-paying jobs in the tech sector

Reduce barriers to college enrollment with CUNY’s career pathways

Help businesses reopen & rehire through advocacy and assistance programs

ABOUT ROBIN HOOD

Robin Hood is New York City’s largest poverty-fighting organization. We support low-income families by building and fueling the most impactful nonprofits across all five boroughs that are elevating people from poverty.

Over three decades, we’ve invested more than $3B in New York City to ensure low-income families are on pathways needed to realize economic mobility.

INVEST IN THE BEST

Last year, we invested $172 million in over 900 of the most impactful nonprofits across New York City, including over $80 million for COVID-19 relief.

WHO WE FUND

BUILD STRONGER ORGANIZATIONS

We support and strengthen our partners in everything from board recruitment and fundraising to leadership development – whatever we can do to enable their success.

HOW WE HELP

FOLLOW THE DATA

We leverage data to identify, evaluate, and scale the most impactful programs.

POVERTY TRACKER

ADVOCATE

We advocate for smart policy changes to support the communities we serve.

PUBLIC POLICY
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ROBIN HOOD IS THE BEST POVERTY-FIGHTING INVESTMENT YOU CAN MAKE.
Our board covers all operating costs so that 100% of every dollar you give goes directly to the poverty fight.

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Because our board pays for all administrative costs, 100% of every dollar you donate goes directly to organizations helping New Yorkers in need.

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