September 13, 2017

Daily News Roundup: $14.5 Million Raised in Star-Studded Benefit for Hurricane Relief

About Hurricane Relief

George Clooney, Barbra Streisand, and Other Stars Raise $14.5 Million for Storm Victims (The Washington Post)

Hurricane Irma Survivors in Caribbean Fear They Will Be Forgotten After ‘Apocalyptic’ Storm (NBC)

Irma-Proof Armor and Nights at the Museum: Shielding Fla.’s Arts (The New York Times)

As Hurricanes Descend, Top Conservators Set Up a Hotline and App to Rescue Art (Artnet News)

Houston Grand Opera Seeks Temporary Stage Due to Harvey Flooding (Houston Press)

In Other News

George Soros Names New Acting Foundation Leader (The Wall Street Journal)

Billionaire WhatsApp Co-Founder Is Stepping Down to Start a Foundation (Recode)

Obama Foundation Sets Summit to Promote Civic Engagement (Chicago Tribune)

Chicago Community Trust Names First Female CEO (Chicago Tribune)

Adding Pantries and Spice to New York’s Hungry Neighborhoods (The New York Times)

Former CDC Leader's Next Act: Heart Health and Preparing for New Epidemics (The New York Times)