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J.McLaughlin, Sharon Bush And Lauren Bush Lauren Host Designer FEED Bears Event To Benefit FEED Foundation's NYC Relief Fund

Originally Posted: December 11, 2012

Nicole Barylski

Kevin McLaughlin, Sharon Bush, Jay McLaughlin, Misha Nonoo and Lauren Bush Lauren (Courtesy Photo)

Mother and daughter duo Sharon Bush and Lauren Bush Lauren along with J.McLaughlin hosted a designer FEED Bears event at the Lexington Avenue J.McLaughlin store on Thursday, December 6. J.McLaughlin and Teddy Share, an organization founded by Sharon Bush, partnered to give back to the FEED Foundation's NYC Relief Fund during the holiday season.

"Following the local devastation caused by Superstorm Sandy, this initiative will directly benefit New Yorkers still struggling to find their footing," said FEED Foundation's Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board Lauren Bush Lauren.

The event was attended by hosts Joan and Jay McLaughlin and their son Christopher McLaughlin, Barbara and Kevin McLaughlin, Steve Siegler, Sharon Bush, Lauren Bush Lauren and one of this years participating designers Misha Nonoo. Other guests included Lauren's sister Ashley Bush, Bettina Zilkha, Nicky Zilkha, Alex Papachristidis, Scott Nelson, Milly de Cabrol, Christopher Mason, Mario Buatta, Anki Leeds, Jamie Figg, Margo Langenberg, Felicia Taylor, James Signorelli, Janna Bullock, Zoe Bullock Remmel, Jean Shafiroff, Martha Webster and R. Couri Hay.

The J.McLaughlin Lexington Avenue store was decorated with designer-dressed FEED bears which are being auctioned off at charitybuzz, along with custom "experiences". Feed bears from Diane von Furstenberg, Stacey Bendet for Alice + Olivia, Nonoo, Rebecca Taylor, Sharon Bush in partnership with Susan Rockefeller and her jewelry line whichi benefits Oceana, J.McLaughlin, Lauren Bush Lauren, artist Hunt Slonem and Irving & Fine will be auctioned off. 100% of the proceeds from each teddy purchased will go to the FEED Foundation's NYC Relief Fund.

"Teddy Share is pleased to partner with J.McLaughlin and the FEED Foundation to help those children and families that have been devastated by Superstorm Sandy," said Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Teddy Share Sharon Bush.

Bidding on the designer-dressed FEED bears will end on December 19. To bid visit www.charitybuzz.com.

Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com NicoleBarylski NicoleBarylski


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