Community building

We build partnerships with local organizations to respond to urgent needs and improve the health of underserved communities

Supporting our community

STEM Education

6th graders in East Harlem are learning about genetics through our partnership with BioEYES and Mount Sinai School of Medicine

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Support for Ukraine

RTW donated $100,000 to Razom, an NYC-based Ukrainian-led non-profit sending medical supplies to hospitals and first responders in Ukraine

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Health Fair in Brooklyn

RTWCF teamed up with ACT Care Foundation to distribute 3,410 pounds of food to local Flatbush residents

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Areté Education
Hunts Point Alliance for Children
New York Cares
Harlem United

"Harlem United is absolutely thrilled to be partnering with RTW Charitable Foundation. This gift of $100,000 promotes health equity in communities of color most impacted by COVID-19."

- Kevin Rente, Senior Vice President of Strategic Advancement at Harlem United

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

"Early in the pandemic, when Long COVID was an emerging phenomena leaving millions without answers or treatment options, the RTWCF provided us with our only source of research support. This enabled rapid, action-oriented research that has steered knowledge in the field of Long COVID rehabilitation and care."

- David Putrino, PhD, Director of Rehabilitation Innovation for the Mount Sinai Health System

Habitat for Humanity New York City

"COVID-19 may have placed us all in the same storm but we are not all in the same boat. Hard-working New York City families, particularly low-income families, have been among the hardest hit by the pandemic itself, and then again by the ensuing rent and mortgage crises."

- Karen Haycox, CEO of Habitat for Humanity New York City

Welcome to Chinatown

"Manhattan’s Chinatown is a resilient neighborhood that has long served as one of the oldest cultural enclaves in the U.S. The prolonged impact of the COVID-19 pandemic poses a great risk to accelerate the gentrification of Chinatown and the displacement of its residents and small businesses."

- Jennifer Tam, Co-Founder and Board Chair, Welcome to Chinatown

Send Chinatown Love

"Send Chinatown Love is able to feed about 2,500 hungry New Yorkers with meals through our Gift-a-Meal campaign."

- Justin McKibben, Founder of Send Chinatown Love

Weill Cornell Medicine

"Investigators at Weill Cornell Medicine are researching how the COVID-19 pandemic affected children's mental health by analyzing pediatric mental health emergencies during the first three waves of COVID-19 using a large database comprised of 5 major medical centers in NYC."

- Debbie Levine, M.D., Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


"Immigrant workers and their families are facing some of the worst outcomes of this pandemic. They are also the backbone of New York City’s economy and so without support for them there is no true path to recovery for our city."

- Manuel Castro, former Executive Director of New Immigrant Community Empowerment (NICE)

Violence Intervention Program

"For the Latinx communities hit hardest by death and diagnosis related to Covid-19 and its related economic devastation, this gift is a ray of hope."

- Margarita Guzmán, JD, Executive Director of Violence Intervention Program


"BioEyes makes science come alive for kids! RTWCF partnered with @mountsinainyc and @uofpenn to bring #BioEyes—a hands-on #biology unit where students get to learn about genetics and observing zebra fish hatch under microscopes—to six schools in East Harlem, New York, with hopes to expand to more schools in the fall."

- BioEyes


"RTW Charitable Foundations has been able to provide an invaluable experience for our Medicine-Pediatrics residents at Rutgers Health New Jersey Medical School. With this opportunity, our residents are able to provide assistance to communities around the world."

- Kristin Wong, M.D., FACP, FAAP, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program Director

ACT Care Foundation

“ACT Care Foundation gives many thanks to RTW Charitable Foundation for the support they have given our organization to enable us to continue the work we do in our community. Flatbush usually doesn't receive enough resources and RTW's contribution has enabled us to feed thousands of families, provide PPE, supplies and referrals to healthcare access. Their partnership has been a true blessing.”

- Ann Marie Selfridge, Program Director, ACT Care Foundation

NYU Langone Health

"Led by the Senior Director of Nursing Wellness and Resilience at NYU Langone, this project aims to train 10 nurses to learn, practice, and implement non-pharmacological holistic integrative health practices they can then deliver to groups of nurses in at risk areas."

- NYU Langone


"AICC aims to pilot an adapted online version of an evidence-based mental health support program for 32 Black nurses and healthcare workers."

- African International Collaborative Center


"ABC’s Children’s Mobile Crisis Team (CMCT) provides rapid mental health crisis response to children in Manhattan 24/7. This grant would be used cover the salary of an additional mobile mental health clinician for one year to support children’s mental health needs in NYC."

- Association to Benefit Children

Societal impact

We partner with local nonprofits, academic labs, and other institutions to create and amplify impact. Check out some of our recent case studies to see how our partners make an impact on society.