Announcing a New Virtual Baby Registry Resource Inspired by Community & Gratitude

Gugu Guru Launches the Village Love Baby Registry and Joins Forces with InLieu to Drive Donations to COVID-19 nonprofits
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Gugu Guru Village Love baby registry landing page
Gugu Guru Village Love baby registry landing page
NEW YORK - May 5, 2020 - PRLog -- Gugu Guru the premier baby product concierge service that makes personalized product recommendations for parents announces today the launch of the company's Village Love registry.  A curated list sourced from the Gugu Guru community, the Village Love is a collection of the products that parents say they just can't live without.

The company was inspired to build Village Love because, like many industries, juvenile product manufacturers are feeling the heavy impact caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic. Village Love is Gugu Guru's way of showing appreciation to all of the brands and products who have made the lives of parents easier, more relaxed and enjoyable – especially during this very unusual and challenging time.

Products will be continuously added to the Village Love registry over the next few months and the site will serve as a much-needed resource for new & expectant parents looking for testimonials and authentic photos of these beloved products in-action.  "We built Village Love to showcase the brands that we adore," said Monica Banks, CEO & Founder of Gugu Guru. "As well as for those parents who are building a baby registry and unable to go to physical stores due to the Coronavirus pandemic. After all, everybody needs a village right now and for many of us in the world, the only village we can tap into is our virtual one."

The Village Love collection includes top picks and user generated content from the Gugu Guru team of experts, its parent community and also from the company's celebrity and influencer fans.

In conjunction with the launch of Village Love, Gugu Guru has joined forces with the donation platform inLieu to provide a simple way to give back to COVID-19 relief efforts. Gugu Guru is encouraging its community of parents – if they are able to - to #SpreadGood by donating to a COVID-19 nonprofit in lieu of or in addition to a traditional baby shower, birthday or holiday gift.

"Through our partnership with Gugu Guru, we are trying to make donations as easy as possible for those in the community who are financially able to support COVID-19 relief efforts at this time," said Kathy Terry, founder of inLieu. "Choose the nonprofit of your choice and the amount you want to donate.  If you are choosing to donate on behalf of a friend, inLieu allows you to customize your message which is sent to that friend via email or text message along with the notification of the donation."

With the inLieu platform, there are three ways to give back:
  • Give inLieu of a Gift. Donate to a COVID-19 nonprofit in a friend's or family member's name in lieu of a traditional gift.
  • Donate Directly. Choose to donate directly to the COVID-19 nonprofit of your choice.
  • Create an Event. Create an invitation to any event (real or virtual) - be it a baby shower or a birthday party - that directs your guests to donate to a COVID-19 nonprofit of your choice.
About Gugu Guru
Gugu Guru is the premier baby product concierge service. Discover your true baby registry must haves based on your unique lifestyle and personal style with Gugu Guru. Take a quiz and speak with experts to get a tailored, unbiased list of exactly what to put on your baby registry. From the best car seat stroller combo for how you roll to the ideal bassinet and even twin parent essentials, Gugu Guru delivers personalized product recommendations for each parent's exact needs and wants.
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About inLieu
inLieu is the ultimate social platform for charitable giving.  Created to allow users to make donations in lieu of purchasing material gifts, inLieu makes donating fast, easy and social.  The company's mission is to change the way people think about giving.  A donation through inLieu is the best gift for any occasion and is the most eco-friendly, sustainable gift on the market.  It's never been easier to support your friends by supporting their cause.
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