adrienne, our founder/ executive director, holds a MPA from the London school of economics and an undergraduate degree from mount holyoke college. adrienne found her passion of ensuring all babies have strong starts while she was pregnant with her daughter. she is a resident of bronxville, where she lives with her husband and two young children.
Viviana is the head of outreach and drive development because she loves connecting communities that have with communities that need. She loves working our pop up ‘shops.” making all moms feel special and deserving. she truly brings JOY to everyone she meets. One of the many hats she wears is Cpa. she holds a degree in accounting from UCLA.
Deirdre, chair of the board, was Raised in The Bronx, NY, Deirdre graduated from Fordham University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and an M.S.Ed. in Counseling. She holds an MBA in Management from Iona College. She also pursued a doctorate degree in Educational psychology from Fordham University. her real love is for all things related to the education, wellness, and development of children. Deirdre lives in Bronxville and is a stay at home parent to two children. She currently serves on the Board of the Junior League of Bronxville and is actively involved in the PTA. She is continuously inspired by the mission and the model of Bundles of Joy as it provides indispensable items to children in need, sustains the dignity of their parents, and supports these families as they navigate the challenges and joys of parenthood.
Joleen has her Masters Degree in Education and spent ten years teaching history to high school students in the Bronx and Westchester. Being a mother of four young children, she understands the importance essentials play in those first few years of a child's life. Bundles of Joy enables her to pay forward the support she received as a mom, and loves to help any way she can, whether it's delivering bundles to the Bronx or packing pajama's for pop-up shops. She even likes to bring her "bundlers-in-training" along who love to help spread the Joy.
Kate is a social media expert and consultant, working primarily with women's media and lifestyle brands to help connect women with the products, brands, and causes that matter most to them. After graduating from Mount Holyoke College (with Adrienne), she moved to New York City, where she still lives and works. A native of Westchester County, she knows firsthand how incredible a childhood there can be, and wants to ensure that all residents have access to the resources they need.
Laura is a graphic designer and art director who has designed for a wide array of global brands. She specializes in typography, visual identity, print design, web design, and illustration. She helps organizations build brands and craft digital experiences. Laura currently freelances and consults out of her studio in Boston.