Sunday, May 15, 2011

Lady Gaga, Robin Hood Raise $47 Million to Help New York’s Poor, Veterans

Susan and I went to the Robin Hood gala/fundraiser/dinner last night, with 4,100 other people.  It was a lot of fun, with all sorts of famous people there (of course The Donald was there, though Seth Myers didn't roast him, as he did at the White House Correspondents' Dinner a week earlier – drat!).  And most importantly, Robin Hood raised $47.4 million to fight poverty in NYC, including $11.9 million for a new program that will assist veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars and National Reservists.

Below is an article, some pictures I took, and three videos I posted of: 1) Lady Gaga's first two songs (; 2) Seth Myers, who was hilarious (; and 3) Kid Rock, who sang a song about veterans as current servicemen and women, as well as veterans, filed in and filled the stage – it was very moving (


Lady Gaga, Robin Hood Raise $47 Million to Help New York's Poor, Veterans

By Patrick Cole - May 9, 2011 11:48 PM ET

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