A few years ago, polo player Nacho Figueras was a happy customer at the lemonade stand set up by Diana DiMenna and her children on the final day of polo at Two Trees Farm in Bridgehampton, benefiting the Robin Hood Foundation.
The Robin Hood Foundation defied the recession and raised a record-setting $72.7 million at its annual spring gala last year. Still, executive director David Saltzman was nervous about this Monday’s fundraiser.
The Robin Hood Foundation's annual fundraiser raised $57.4 million on May 14 with a sprawling event that took over Manhattan's Javitz Center. The more than 3,800 guests including George Soros, Steve Cohen and Paul Tudor Jones and stage appearances by Jimmy Fallon, Brian Williams and Rihanna. Bloomberg's Stephanie Ruhle was given exclusive access as the event's organizers planned the evening. Additional footage courtesy Robin Hood Foundation. (Source: Bloomberg)