A famend trend professional from Dobbs Ferry based a non-profit group in 2016 with the aim of offering extra magnificence merchandise to these in want.
Mary-Alice Stephenson says that beginning the muse allowed her to attach function with magnificence.
“I feel after being within the trend and wonder enterprise for thus lengthy, I wanted to attach function with all that magnificence,” says Stephenson.
The previous trend director of Harper’s Bazaar acquired a warehouse for the muse in Dobbs Ferry.
“The GLAM4GOOD Basis was actually born out of that want to take all the surplus from our business, all the surplus clothes, magnificence merchandise … and join it with folks in want,” says Stephenson.
Earlier than the pandemic, the group’s officers went to catastrophe areas, hospitals, faculties and shelters to assist. COVID-19 compelled them to pivot.
“We actually created giveaways that we despatched out to metropolis and state amenities, after which the amenities or shelters would pop up,” says Stephenson.
The clothes included fundamental gadgets, but in addition specialties reminiscent of wedding ceremony attire.
Information 12 GLAM4GOOD is alleged to obtain private care merchandise donated by famend shops and designers.
The nonprofit group has collaborated with Oprah Winfrey and former first girl Michelle Obama.
Stephenson hopes to assist extra folks in want throughout the nation by being able to harness extra within the trend and wonder industries and use them sustainably.
She calls her motion “one thing for the historical past books.”