Baby Buggy, a non-profit organization founded by Jessica Seinfeld dedicated to helping the nation’s families in need raise healthy and happy children, has announced the addition of two members to their Board of Trustees.
Stacey Bendet Eisner, founder and CEO of alice + olivia, and Michelle Myers, vice president and publisher of Lucky Magazine, will join a group of 18 other professionals responsible for carrying out Baby Buggy’s mission to serve underprivileged families by distributing essential equipment, clothing, products, and educational tools and services through an extensive network of community based organizations.
“We are thankful that these two exceptional women are willing to donate their time and efforts to support our mission,” said Founder Jessica Seinfeld. “They share our commitment to improving the lives of families and children in need, and we are honored to have them as our newest board members.”
“I’m excited to become a part of the Baby Buggy family,” said Stacey Bendet Eisner. “After I became a mother, I quickly became aware of the extensive resources it takes to raise a child. I am honored to take on a leadership role in an organization I’ve seen make an incredible difference in the lives of struggling parents across the country.”
Michelle Myers added, “I am very grateful for the opportunity to continue my work with Baby Buggy as a Board of Trustees member. Through my previous involvement with the organization, I’ve witnessed the significant impact Baby Buggy has made on many communities, and I look forward to bringing my passion for this cause to our future endeavors.”
Ms. Bendet Eisner and Ms. Myers will bring their deep and diverse knowledge of the corporate world to the Baby Buggy team when they step into their new positions on the board this month.
Bendet Eisner is the visionary behind the well-known clothing brand alice + olivia, which she launched in 2002. Known for its sophisticated yet eclectic style, the brand epitomizes Stacey’s personality and has attracted many celebrity fans. alice + olivia has evolved into a full lifestyle collection, with clothing ranging from children’s attire to sophisticated cocktail dresses available in over 500 select department stores. Bendet Eisner has collaborated with Baby Buggy on numerous initiatives, including toy drives in her Los Angeles, New York, and Greenwich stores, a star-studded holiday fundraiser in Los Angeles, and a makeover event for four mothers at the Lenox Hill Neighborhood House.
Myers, a dedicated mother of four, is the current vice president and publisher of the award-winning fashion magazine Lucky. Prior to her post at Condè Nast’s highly successful style and shopping guide, Michelle was the founding publisher of People StyleWatch, which launched under her guidance in July 2007. She also worked as the publisher of Star Magazine after holding associate publisher titles at Allure and Shape. In 2009, she was recognized by MediaWeek as a top executive under 40 who has made an impact in the advertising/marketing/media field. Myers has been a valuable Baby Buggy supporter, having made the organization the official charity partner for both Lucky Shops LA and Lucky Shops NY this coming November and the Lucky/Stella McCartney Kids Launch events.