April 2024 Newsletter

Explore GiGi’s Playhouse April 2024 newsletter, celebrating a $2 million grant from MacKenzie Scott to expand free Down syndrome programs. Highlights include the GiGi’s Literacy Tutoring Program, the introduction of the GiGiFIT Movement Tracker, and Matteo’s Mighty Marchers team in the GiGiFIT Acceptance Challenge.


The Power of a Playhouse

Nervous glances. Long stares. Muffled laughter. When people with disabilities, especially those with Down syndrome, enter public spaces, they’re often greeted with a mixed reception.   Whether it’s at a school, restaurant, or grocery store, many members of the neurotypical population aren’t used to seeing individuals with disabilities, and because...
GiGi's Playhouse Lemonade Stand

GiGi’s Playhouse – Fort Wayne is Serving up Lemonade (and Acceptance)! 

At GiGi’s, our Playhouses offer purposeful, FREE programs that change our participants' lives. We also offer programs designed to take our participants outside of our Playhouse walls and into their communities.   These programs don’t just help our participants; they help community members with no ties to Down syndrome gain exposure,...
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July 2024 Newsletter

FREE PROGRAMS 59 LOCATIONS GLOBAL ACCEPTANCE A Word from the Chief Belief Officer - Nancy Gianni Hello, GiGi's Change Makers! IT'S OFFICIAL: we're opening our 60th Playhouse! It's been over 21 years since our very first GiGi's Playhouse location opened its doors and 59 locations later, we're still growing! I'm...

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