Our recent events: Recaps and ways you can help 

It’s been a busy past few weeks for GiGi’s Playhouse Cincinnati!  On Friday, February 11, we had our pre-build open house. This took place in a former FedEx location on Montgomery Road that’s now unused space. It was the perfect place for us to show off how GiGi’s Playhouse Cincinnati will look once it’s open.…

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Q & A with team member, Nicole White

Nicole White is a proud parent of four children, one of whom has Down syndrome. Nicole has a degree in molecular biology, a master’s degree in business administration and a doctorate in leadership and change management. She works as a research administrator for Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and also consults with Down Syndrome Achieves. In her…

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Q & A with startup team member, Ann Poirier 

We are so excited to have Ann Poirier on the GiGi’s Playhouse Cincinnati startup team! Ann is the person who writes all of our blogs, press releases, invitations and more. She was also recently voted in as our board secretary. Ann is the mother of four young children: Lucy (6), Alice (3, with Down syndrome),…

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Can you help us bring GiGi’s Playhouse to Cincinnati sooner?! 

Happy holidays from your GiGi’s Playhouse Cincinnati start-up team! As you know, a new GiGi’s Playhouse location will be built in Cincinnati soon. GiGi’s will be a gift to the Cincinnati Down syndrome community—individuals with Down syndrome of all ages, their families, friends and loved ones. Everyone is welcome at GiGi’s Playhouse! Once GiGi’s Playhouse Cincinnati opens, it will provide free educational programs, therapies, and career development programs for people of all ages…

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Where will GiGi’s Playhouse Cincinnati going to be?!

Where will GiGi’s Playhouse Cincinnati going to be?! Our goal is to provide life-changing complementary programs the greater Cincinnati Down syndrome community and their families.  We are so excited to give you some insight into all the work we are doing behind the scenes and what you can expect to see soon! We are narrowing our facility search in…

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Will you “Believe in Our Build”? 

Did you know that our GiGi’s Playhouse Cincinnati start-up team has been busy looking at potential spaces for our new location?! This is huge! We can’t wait until the day we can finally open our doors and invite so many local families blessed by Down syndrome to experience the magic of GiGi’s Playhouse. However, before…

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GiGi’s Playhouse launches “Step to Accept”

Due to COVID-19, GiGi’s Playhouse locations have recently had to cancel more than 50 events and suspend many free programs. Families were devastated—but GiGi’s Playhouse has bounced back! The GiGi’s Playhouse team thought a lot about how they could keep their families engaged with GiGi’s Playhouse in a virtual world. And so, the Step to Accept challenge was born! Step to Accept is a virtual run, walk or bike ride to…

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Why bring GiGi’s Playhouse to Cincinnati?

Did you know that there are already almost 50 GiGi’s Playhouse locations across the country? And right now, when people in Cincinnati want to experience the magic of GiGi’s Playhouse, they have to drive two hours to Indianapolis! That’s why it’s so important that we bring a GiGi’s Playhouse to Cincinnati. Doing so would benefit our community in countless ways. What are all the reasons that so…

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