Community

We build partnerships with local organizations to advance health equity in New York City

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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Community Partners
RaisingHealth

"We will be directly tackling the unmet health and social needs of immigrant families by partnering with local organizations and clinicians to offer a wide range of preventive health screenings, vaccinations, and information about health and social services."

- Hewett Chiu, President and CEO, RaisingHealth

Hamilton-Madison House

We operate the second-largest mental health clinic serving Asian Americans in the United States and provide treatment in 6 Asian languages and 7 Asian dialects. We see overwhelming demand for our clinical services in light of anti-Asian racism and the COVID pandemic, and we welcome this support that will reduce the strain on our overburdened clinicians.

- Lilya Berns, Assistant Executive Director for Behavioral Health Services at Hamilton-Madison House

East Harlem Health Outreach Partnership (EHHOP)

“Whenever I schedule a follow up for one of my patients, they pause to do the math: can they afford to miss work that day? No one should have to choose between making ends meet and receiving medical care, and this grant from the RTW Charitable Foundation will help us alleviate this burden.”

- Jeremy Sherman, MD/PhD Candidate at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Mental Health Clinic Chair Emeritus, EHHOP

Harlem United Community AIDS Center

“Harlem United is proud to once again partner with the RTW Charitable Foundation. Together, through generous funding, our Street-Based Medical program will bring together healthcare and life-saving tools to unhoused New Yorkers with limited access to care. Thank you for helping advance health equality!”

- Kevin Renté – Senior Vice President, Harlem United Community AIDS Center 

Razom

“We are incredibly grateful to the RTW Charitable Foundation for continuing to support Razom and the Ukraine Response Initiative (URI) project. This grant will allow for URI to procure hygienic and wellbeing items for displaced Ukrainians, as well as conduct a survey of their experience and needs in the US when it comes to healthcare, the findings of which we plan to share with partner organizations in order to better assist our clients and continue advocating on their behalf. Most importantly, this grant will contribute to our efforts to continue assisting displaced Ukrainians in rebuilding their lives in this country in tangible ways."

- Mariia Khorun, Esq., URI Project Lead, Razom 

Mixteca

“Health fairs bridge the gap between individuals and accessible healthcare by empowering individuals with knowledge, resources, and opportunities to prioritize their well-being. Through our partnership with RTW Foundation, Mixteca will not only be able to provide health fairs access to newly arrived asylum seekers, but also services, resources and information building a supportive environment for the community.”

- Vianey Romero-Mendez, Director of Programs, Mixteca

Hunts Point Alliance for Children
NICE

"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)

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

AICC

"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

"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