We’re excited to host our dueling pianos fundraiser in February!

After recently opening our doors, we’re thrilled to host our annual fundraiser soon! This fun evening of DUELING PIANOS will take place on Saturday, February 18, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. at the Oasis Conference Center in Loveland. In addition to dueling pianos, the event will include dinner, dessert, an open bar, speakers, auctions, raffles, a…

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Why GiGi’s-Amy

Amy is the fearless leader of the GiGi’s Playhouse Cincinnati startup team. She also serves as our board president.   Amy lives in Cincinnati with her husband Adam and their three children: Gage (14), Kyle (11) and Kennedy (9). Kennedy has Down syndrome; she’s the reason that Amy is so passionate about bringing GiGi’s Playhouse to…

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No Limits in 2021

As we head into 2021, the future looks bright. Amazing. And better than ever. We’re ready to leave 2020 in the past and forge ahead with a renewed sense of hope and optimism. This doesn’t just apply to the end of COVID-19. This also applies to the bright future ahead for kids with Down syndrome. That’s why this…

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Don’t miss the GiGi’s Playhouse Cincinnati Brew HaHa!

As 2021 rolls in, are you about ready to venture out and have some fun again? Then we have the perfect event for you!  Save the date for Saturday, March 27, 2021 for our GiGi’s Playhouse Cincinnati Brew HaHa! This event starts promptly at 6:00 p.m. and includes dinner, dessert, beer, auctions, raffles and much more. Plus, we’re hosting our favorite comedian: Rob Snow!  Unfamiliar…

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GiGi’s Playhouse Cincinnati 2020 year in review

This year started off with a bang!  In early March, we launched with the founder of GiGi’s Playhouse, Nancy Gianni, and her daughter Gigi, visiting Cincinnati.  What an exciting day at our Meet & Greet with 50+ friends and families getting to learn all about the GiGi’s mission and what will be coming soon. We hosted a VIP Luncheon…

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Done. 321. Miles. October.

#downsyndromeawarenessmonth  Why 321? There’s something about running. Everyone in the race knows there is only one winner. Yet everyone that crosses the finish line is celebrated just as much as the first. It is that very essence of the sport, knowing how hard everyone has worked just to be there – we make sure every…

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I Crossed Off “Special Needs” on My Kids IEP 

There are many ways to describe a person. Saying someone has a special need or has special needs does not infer that there is something special about their needs. People with disabilities do not need anything intrinsically different from what you or I need. People with disabilities just want to be recognized for who they…

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My 321 Why: Down syndrome Awareness Month

For the month of October, I am setting out to run 321 miles.  That’s three-hundred-and-twenty-one total running miles. Why? Because of Kate. Kate is my daughter.  She is five years old, the youngest of four children, and was diagnosed at birth with Down syndrome.  Though she is not the first of our four children to…

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Don’t miss our Fall Fest this year!

If you have someone with Down syndrome in your life (or if you simply want to support a great cause), you’ve gotta save the date for our second annual Fall Fest! Date: Sunday, October 4, 2020 Time: 1:00 pm – 5:30 pm Place: Branch Hill Mini Farm, 6701 Branch Hill Guinea Pike, Loveland, OH Cost:…

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The top 3 ways GiGi’s Playhouse will help kids with Down syndrome in Cincinnati

GiGi’s Playhouse has been helping people with Down syndrome since they opened their first location in Illinois in 2003. Since then, there have been 49 new playhouses built! As of now, the closest GiGi’s Playhouse location to Cincinnati is the one in Indianapolis, Indiana. However, we’re working hard every day to bring GiGi’s to Cincinnati! (If you’d like to help, please email cincinnati@gigisplayhouse.org to find out…

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