Serena Roosevelt via Crowdrise
May 25, 2011
55% of the babies born in New York City are born into poverty. Robin Hood does critical work everyday to bring that staggering number down.
Please donate $25 to support the amazing work that Robin Hood does, and you'll be entered to win a pair of $2,500 ticket to their Black Eyed Peas concert on the Great Lawn on June 9th.
If that's not convincing enough, consider this:
About poverty in NYC.
1.8 million of our neighbors are living in poverty in New York City.
1.4 million New Yorkers rely on emergency food to survive.
40% of black men in New York City are not working.
Last year Robin Hood…
-Provided 5 million meals to hungry New Yorkers
-Helped educate 45,000 students
-Helped heal over 35,000 low-income patients
-Provided guidance and support for over 8,700 families
Please help Robin Hood
$7 helps one uninsured child get public health insurance.
$50 gives a low-income worker free tax preparation—and an average return of $2,200.
$65 provides a homeless New Yorker with shelter for one night.
$75 will feed a family of four for one week.