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Inspiring Generosity

At GiGi's Playhouse Atlanta, we witness countless acts of generosity and community spirit, but some stories stand out for their sheer encouraging impact. Today, we want to share the inspiring tale of young Zachary, a dedicated participant at GiGi's Playhouse whose Best of All moment touched all our hearts. Zachary,...
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The Ripple Effect in Full Force: A Tale of Community and Compassion

On April 12, we witnessed a beautiful example of the GiGi's Playhouse ripple effect in action! It all started with a simple connection and blossomed into an extraordinary display of generosity and teamwork, underscoring the power of community spirit. The Haymon family, dear neighbors of our Board Vice President, Dani...

Celebrating Milestones and Looking Ahead: A New Chapter at the Playhouse

Here We Grow! On January 6, 2024, the doors to our new and improved Playhouse officially opened! This moment marked a significant milestone in our journey, one that wouldn't have been possible without the unwavering support of our incredible community. Over the past year, we've been hard at work fundraising,...
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Embracing Inclusivity: A Heartwarming Day at GiGi’s Atlanta

In a world that often seems divided, where language barriers can create feelings of isolation, there are places that shine as beacons of unity and acceptance. GiGi's Atlanta strives to be such a place, and today, a new family walked through ours doors, seeking not just a program but a...
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Why attend GiGi’s Educator Symposium: Teaching Strategies for Individuals with Down Syndrome? 

(Reposted from GiGi's Playhouse, Inc.) The GiGi’s Educator Symposium is FREE, VIRTUAL and INFORMATIVE!   Are you interested in  Learning from a team of experienced educators and therapists?   Learning strategies for teaching individuals with Down syndrome to implement on Monday?  Learning how individuals with Down syndrome learn best?  Learning the “why”...

2024 Board Strategic Retreat

As the new year unfolds, GiGi's Atlanta is gearing up for our best year ever guided by a recently concluded strategic planning retreat. On Saturday, January 20, the Board and Staff met to discuss and plan goals for 2024, standards of execution, risk management, and the exciting lineup of fundraising...

Volunteer Spotlight on our Hispanic Community

The Hispanic Community has turned out for GiGi's Atlanta!  We are blown away by the support of time, talents, and innovative ideas! First we were graced with the incredible skills of Celi Viloria, of CeliOrganizer. She and her team spent hours sorting through an array of tutoring tools, games, art...

New Year, New Playhouse, New Programs!

With 2023 quickly coming to a close, we at GiGi's Playhouse Atlanta have a lot to be grateful for. We are grateful to our families for trusting us to provide meaningful programs and a community. We are grateful to our volunteers for being our boots on the ground to make...

Expansion Update: Paint!

GiGi's Atlanta has been honored with so many organizations and volunteers lending their expertise, time, and donations! This week we have been joined by the wonderful people at Graydaze Contracting to help with our painting needs! Their employees are not only donating the paint but their time and professionalism to...
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Expansion Tour

We have had so many families able to walk through the new Playhouse expansion site but we wanted ALL of our families to see the incredible progress on our new space! Painting and flooring is coming in the next two weeks and then we will begin to fill the rooms...
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Best of All: JoJo

JoJo is the happiest 7 year old boy you will meet. He loves his family, playing at GiGi's, and his tutor, Laara. They began working together at the beginning of the summer and they hit it off quickly. JoJo's mom does an amazing job homeschooling him and works with Laara...
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Get Ready for a Seamless School Transition

As the school year wraps up, we have a few tips to help students have a smooth and seamless transition to the next grade. Put together a folder with your child’s most recent IEP, progress report, report card, therapy notes, and testing reports. Ask your current case manager who your...