“What If?”

What if…you just accept. What if…you don’t question. What if…you simply open your heart to the possibility. What if…you ignore the negative. What if…you believe the positive will certainly outweigh…

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Why GiGi’s?

“Did you know that GiGi’s Playhouse serves over 25,000 families (just like mine!) and offers over 232,000 program hours annually?! Allow me to tell you why it’s hugely important to…

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A Few Words from Our Founder

Ten years ago we held our first ever “friendraiser” benefiting the future GiGi’s Playhouse Oak Forest (now Tinley Park). It took our team just 17 months to move from conception…

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Meet our Volunteer Josie!

Josie LaPapa is a Sophomore at the University of Illinois, studying Speech Pathology and Disabilities Studies. Josie is our current book club leader and has volunteered with our book club…

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Matt is an Inspiration!!!

Why does Matt love going to GiGi’s? A couple years ago he participated in GiGi Prep. This program worked on life skills, math, reading etc.  It also concentrated on healthy…

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What is Playhouse Pals?

Playhouse Pals is for children from 3 through 6 years of age with a parent/guardian. Participants will interact with, prepare and try healthy snack items, having fun while learning the…

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