Monday, November 3, 2008

Baby Buggy Helps Struggling New Moms

Baby Buggy was featured in this NY Daily News article from April 28, 2008:

..."There's always something coming from Baby Buggy," said Victoria Capiral, the supervisor and education director at St. Anthony's Head Start, a federally funded early education program at 1750 Mansion St.

Baby Buggy found Teresa and Josefina in February when it teamed with St. Anthony's to help the 174 families in the Head Start program.

"Last month, they sent sport clothes for spring," said Capiral. "Everyone got two pieces each."

The parents are grateful.

"When I had my son, they didn't have Baby Buggy. I bring Stacey," said Teresa.

These are exactly the sort of families Jessica Seinfeld, the daughter of a social worker, hoped to help. Baby Buggy was created when Seinfeld became conscience-stricken after she considered throwing out her baby daughter's things.

Today, Baby Buggy has grown into a $4 million organization. It has 14 employees who work with 56 social services groups to provide impoverished New York City families with necessities for children from birth to age 5.


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