Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Robin Hood Foundation with George Soros, Steve Cohen, Lloyd Blankfein, Rihanna and 3,800 guests at its annual gala.


Last night Rihanna headlined at the Robin Hood Foundation Benefit in New York City. The benefit raised more than $57 million for New Yorkers in need.  As warrior princess Rihanna  took stage to end the successful fundraiser..It was only a week ago, Rihanna was rushed to hospital after suffering from exhaustion


Robin Hood Foundation with George Soros, Steve Cohen, Lloyd Blankfein, Stanley Tucci and 3,800 other guests were present at its annual gala.
$57.4 million was raised in donation, including $13 million pledged to the new initiative with the X Prize Foundation, which will offer prizes to find solutions to poverty in New York City and beyond.  The event, one of the largest single fundraisers in the U.S., raised $47.4 million last year with a big donation from Soros, and $87.8 million in 2010.  Paul Tudor Jones, founder of Tudor Investment Corp., sat with Soros. Jones started Robin Hood some  24 years ago.

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