Congratulations to SCO Family of Services, the winner of our $1 million contest to support New York City teens living in poverty. Thanks to everyone who participated. Together, you cast over a million votes and helped raise awareness of the critical need that exists in this city.
Each of the organizations will receive a portion of the $1 million prize to help them feed, guide, heal, shelter, teach and train New York City teens. We thank you for taking the time to learn more and voice your choice, and we hope that you will continue to support the work that these five tremendous organizations do every single day.
One million votes. $1 million. Together we can make a difference in the lives of
New Yorkers in need.
Thank you for being Robin Hood.
100%: We give every cent of every donation directly to programs helping poor New Yorkers
Attack the Source: We identify and go after poverty at its roots
Add Value: We protect and leverage Robin Hood’s investments by helping programs become more effective
Get Results: We evaluate programs, measure results and refuse to settle for less than the best
Is committed to strengthening family ties and providing services to New York City's homeless and LGBTQ youth. It has served New York City's homeless, vulnerable and LGBTQ youth for decades, providing transitional housing, education, health services, life skills training and career guidance.
Home to the Harvey Milk High School, is the nation's oldest social service organization dedicated to serving LGBTQ youth, providing over 1,500 teens and young adults annually with health services, food, counseling, education, career development and H.I.V. and S.T.D. prevention.
Provides protection, support and hope for youth in foster care. Since 1984, LFC has delivered free legal and social work services to approximately 40,000 youth, with a special focus on the most vulnerable among them, including LGBTQ youth and those aging out of care.
Safe Horizon connects with over 19,000 homeless youth in New York City every year through its Streetwork program. It provides hot meals, counseling, emergency shelter and other urgently-needed services to help young adults suffering from abuse, neglect and exploitation, including LGBTQ youth.