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    Oprah, Usher Lead Night of One Names at Robin Hood Gala in New York City

    In a room where everybody was somebody, you were nobody at last night’s Robin Hood Foundation Gala in New York City–unless everyone knew you by only one name. There was Oprah and Usher and Katie and, well, you get the point. It was New York City’s biggest annual fundraiser. Ironically, those who made the night happen, raising $61 million to help fight poverty in New York City, were the nameless, faceless financial barons best known only on Wall Street. ... Read More...

    Prince Harry Leads Royal Charge in Palm Beach Charity Polo Match

    Prince Harry weathered a downpour not unlike soggy England to lead his Sentebale ISPS Handa team to victory in a round robin charity polo match at Valiente Polo Farm in Palm Beach earlier this week. It was only the second such event in the United States. More than 300 spectators turned out for the event to raise money for Prince Harry’s charity Sentebale. It supports young people living with HIV/AIDS in Lesotho, Africa. ... Read More...