Check out all the special events & purposeful programs planned at the Playhouse in January! Sign up and join in! No cost for organized and led programs. Please RSVP for participants attending all programs on our GiGi’s Playhouse calendar so our volunteer leaders can prepare enough materials and have sufficient supervision for all attendees.  If…

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BY: The Axtell Family GiGi’s Playhouse has been an irreplaceable bee hive of activities for our 47-year-old son Mark after our recent move from the Seattle, Washington area.  Our stressful cross-country move was one of those “had-to-do things” to get Mark near his beloved sister as we aging parents who are both in our 80’s…

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By: Mary Kenion The phrase “it takes a village to raise a child” conveys new meaning for parents who have a child with Down syndrome. As one of those parents, I struggled to create such a village for Mylo that wasn’t totally dependent on doctors, specialists, therapists and immediate family along with his twin brother…

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Hey there! Let me introduce myself to you. My name is Christina, I’m 21 years old and I’m from a country far away called Austria. I came to Annapolis a few months ago to do some volunteer work. I didn’t know what journey I had ahead of me, I didn’t have any expectations and I…

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Check out all the purposeful programs planned at the Playhouse this month! Sign up and join in! No cost for organized and led programs. Please RSVP for participants attending all programs on our GiGi’s Playhouse calendar so our volunteer leaders can prepare enough materials and have sufficient supervision for all attendees.  If you RSVP’d and…

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Thank you to our generous Inaugural Golf Outing & Banquet Sponsors & Supporters. Your partnership ensures that GiGi’s Playhouse Annapolis’ impactful programs continue to be offered at no cost to families! We are thrilled to announce the Golf Outing raised $42,595.00! These funds will allow GiGi’s Playhouse to continue to provide educational and therapeutic purposeful…

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We are thrilled to be offering so many learning opportunities this month! Please RSVP for participants attending all programs on our GiGi’s Playhouse calendar so our volunteer leaders can prepare enough materials and have sufficient supervision for all attendees.  If the RSVP says, “Out of Stock” it means the program is currently full – send…

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By Joan Peddicord I’ve been part of the GiGi’s Annapolis family since May, 2018, when I volunteered for the Literacy summer pilot and then the Fall program.  A few years earlier, I had learned about GiGi’s from a segment on the national news and knew I wanted to volunteer.  Fast forward to retirement, and I…

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We have been planning to bring drumming to our Playhouse for some time but were not having any luck finding drums and a leader. One day we spotted a video on Facebook of Raymond, our Playhouse participant, drumming in a Washington, D.C. street concert and saw his amazing talent! Now we knew exactly who could…

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By: Doni Dondero “Being introduced to GiGi’s Playhouse has been an amazing experience for our family,” says Lily’s mom.  “Our daughter Lily is 9, soon to be 10, as she tells everyone.”  She is going into 4th grade at her home school in Glen Burnie where she participates in an altered curriculum class so that…

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