Reinventing GiGi’s in a virtual world

GiGi’s Playhouse network of 60 locations and startups were hit hard with the cancellation of over 50 GiGi’s events due to COVID-19. So, in typical GiGi’s style, we are going to come back with the biggest and best acceptance event ever! Introducing GiGi’s Virtual Step to Accept Across America hosted by 60 GiGi’s Playhouses across the US and Mexico!

TOGETHER we will be making history as 60 GiGi’s Playhouse locations and startups unite on June 6th to take 7 million Steps to Accept across America! With your help, we can reach our goal of 50 million steps for Global Acceptance and Step to Accept across the world!

Let’s bring people together during social distancing and Step to Accept!

You can participate individually or start a team with family, friends, bike clubs, dance studios, sororities, neighbors, office mates, classmates, congregations or a mix of them all!

Every step matters because every life matters.


WHO: YOU and all of your friends!

WHAT: GiGi’s Step to Accept Challenge

WHEN: June 6 at 11:00 AM Central Time

WHERE: your house, park or favorite spot to walk, run or bike

WHY: To promote global acceptance/I CAN AND WILL ACCEPT YOU AS YOU ARE

HOW: LIVE streaming with thousands of amazing people across America

You have 7 weeks to challenge yourself to take those extra steps towards acceptance. We will have Virtual Training to help you every step of the way! Not only are you stepping for Acceptance for All, but you’re also stepping towards better health and keeping off that QUARANTINE 15!

Who or what will you step for?


Why Do We Step Together?

This event will not only help us achieve our Global mission of ACCEPTANCE FOR ALL, but it will also help us fund the critical GiGi’s programming that is now available virtually through our GiGi’s At Home site.

We had to suspend 4,400 hours a week of FREE therapeutic and educational programs to our families. Our families and playhouses were devastated, but GiGi’s bounced back.

Here is what our families are saying now!

“THANK YOU for all you are doing to establish new programs online!! Accomplishing this so quickly and remotely may not be an easy task but you are all doing a wonderful job pulling it together for us!”
-Paula, Nathan’s mom (Hoffman Estates)

“GiGi’s At Home seriously made our days better. It has been so hard and now we have programs to look forward to!”
-Olivia, Ariana’s Mom (Sacramento)

“Thank you for making all your programs available online! All of our formal therapies have been canceled and we have been trying to make sure we keep working at home!”
-Addison’s mom (Des Moines)

“Thank you for making these virtual programs possible! Hayden loved music today and “seeing” friends!”
-Kate, Hayden’s Mom (Nashville)

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