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BTIG Charity Day 2016

BTIG Commisssions for Charity Day

On Tuesday, May 10, 2016, Blythedale Children's Hospital will team up with BTIG for the 14th annual BTIG Commissions for Charity Day, an event whereby the net commissions generated by BTIG are donated to hundreds of nonprofit organizations. Since the inception of this event, BTIG has donated more than $35 million to hundreds of charities, and Blythedale has received more than $250,000 over the last four years. This year, the funds will support the Hospital’s Child Life Department.

Charity Day is a special star-studded event in which the firm contributes one day’s net commission profits to charities, many of which are focused on improving the lives of children.

To see a video from last year's event, please click here.

If you work in the institutional investment community or know someone who does, BTIG Commissions for Charity Day is a quick and easy way to raise funds for Blythedale. The success of the event is 100% dependent upon the trading volume sent to BTIG during the trading day. Most investment funds already have a trading relationship with BTIG, which makes raising funds very accessible to supporters. Existing BTIG trading clients simply need to request a 2016 BTIG Charity Day nomination form. Support Blythedale by sending your orders, whenever possible, to BTIG on May 10, 2016.

In the event that a trading relationship needs to be initiated, please contact Rick Blank at 212-593-7562 or

We are also pleased to announce that former New York Jets fullback and Hall of Famer Tony Richardson will be on hand that day, representing Blythedale and trading on the Hospital's behalf.

Blythedale is very grateful to the firms that chose to direct their sales commissions to the Hospital. And special thanks to Blythedale Trustee Farrel Starker and her husband, Steven, co-founder of BTIG, for including Blythedale in Charity Day for the fifth year in a row.

"All of us at Blythedale are incredibly grateful to BTIG, and Steve and Farrel, to have the opportunity to participate in this exciting and unique event," said Blythedale President & CEO Larry Levine. "We are truly honored to again be named as one of the beneficiaries."

For more information, please contact Chief Development Officer Jane MacDonald at 914-831-2544 or
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