2022 SKate Award Winners

Our 2022 Gala was a great success! In addition to the most money we've raised so far, our SKate Award winners were hands down the most inspirational! Nic Taylor & Elana Meyers Taylor have been champions of bobsledding and champions of GiGi's Playhouse.  They travel and compete internationally, always giving...

GiGi’s Gives Back

As a non-profit organization, GiGi's Playhouse spends a lot of time fundraising and asking for donations and volunteers.  It is a privilege to have opportunities to give back to the community when we can. We were lucky enough to have not one but two such opportunities this summer! In July,...

Feel Good Friday!

It's Friday before a long, holiday weekend that kicks off summer vacation and we are in the mood to spread some love! This is Elise.  She has been a volunteer at GiGi's Playhouse Atlanta since 2020! Recently, Elise has had to leave her wonderful GiGi's Family, relocating to Pennsylvania to...

GiGi’s Rugby fans!

On May 14, GiGi's Playhouse was adopted by some Huskers! Our longtime supporter, Cathal Doyle of The Aspire Group, connected us to The University of Nebraska Men's Rugby Team.  The team donated 50 tickets to our families to watch the National Collegiate Rugby 7s Championships!  They also posed for photos...

GiGiFIT Acceptance Challenge – A Perfect Day in the Park!

WOW! What an incredible turnout and incredible day! Ya'll showed up as an army of families, advocates, and supporters who believe in acceptance for all, to make this world a more inclusive place for people of ALL abilities! We hope everyone who attended had as good a time as we...

GiGi’s Atlanta Welcomes the Clark Family in this week’s GiGiFIT Team Spotlight!

It's always exciting to welcome new families to the Playhouse but it's especially moving when a family jumps in with both feet!  We highlighted the Woodard/Pringle family last month at our Launch Party and now we get to introduce you to the Clark family! Both of these incredible families heard...

GiGiFIT Acceptance Challenge Team Spotlight

Wow, teams!!  You have all stepped up!  We are so impressed with the impact you have already made with your teams and sharing your reasons why GiGi's Playhouse is important to you! We have two teams to spotlight this week, check out their stories: Last week we had a superstar...

Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day!

Are you Rocking your Socks today? Spreading awareness?  Showing how amazing you are?  Today is all about YOU, our friends with Down syndrome!  All day long we are posting on social media to highlight the incredible abilities you have.  We see you excelling in school, at work, and in life! ...

2022’s GiGiFIT Acceptance Challenge

Have you accepted the challenge yet? GFAC is a national event poised to raise funds for GiGi's Playhouse and awareness of the abilities of our amazing friends and family with Down syndrome! Our event will be held on Saturday, April 30th at Grant Park. Registration and Check-In will begin at...

Inspiration at the Olympics!

With an image of her son, Nico, on her shoes, Elana Meyers Taylor took the silver in the new monobob event at the Bejing Winter Olympics! This marks her fourth Olympic medal! With her husband, father, and Nico all cheering her on, Elana proves that the Olympics can be a...

Student Spotlight!

Meet Ruby! Ruby is currently in 6th grade and has attended Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic School in Brookhaven for the past two years.  After attending virtually last year, she has enjoyed being back at school with her teachers and friends. You may know her from our dance classes...

Something New for ’22!

We have two new therapy programs coming to the Playhouse this month! First is CAREing Paws with pet therapy for kids ages 6-10! Pet therapy helps build confidence in children, improves their empathy levels, and teaches them to care for other creatures. CAREing Paws believe that life is enhanced by...