GiGi’s Playhouse: Reaching Around The Globe

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, and all in-person programming had to be discontinued, we faced the challenge of how to fulfill our promise of a lifetime commitment to our families. So we thought big, and we developed an array of on-demand and live virtual programming, meeting families right where they are — and has shown…

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Acceptance starts with a smile

Today we are welcoming GiGi’s Playhouse Syracuse mom, Beth, to our blog today to share some simple yet powerful encouragement. Dear My fellow Moms and Dads, I believe that we all want the same thing when it comes to our precious children. Whether we breastfeed or bottle-feed, home school, put them on that scary yellow…

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The Ripple Effect

Recently GiGi & I were in New Orleans doing a corporate event for the GiGi’s Playhouse New Orleans start-up team. While we were there we also were doing a book signing, we took an Uber to the signing and our uber driver was 81 years old, had 7 siblings and 33 Grandchildren! One of his…

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2019 Leadership Conference | Hoffman Estates, Illinois

2019 National Leadership Conference November 6-10, 2019 Hyatt Regency Schaumburg, 1800 East Golf Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173 In just a few weeks close to 400 leaders from across the US and Mexico will come together in Hoffman Estates for the annual Bigger, Better, Stronger Together Leadership Conference. Board members; professional business executives/owners, educators, therapists, GiGi’s…

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GiGi’s Math Program Leads to Independence

Math 2.0 The GiGi’s Playhouse One-on-One Math tutoring program has been around for over 8 years!  We now have 24 locations offering math tutoring with an average of 275 enrollments per session.  That is approximately 1,000 students each year!  We recently had an amazing opportunity to review and renew this program, creating streamlined Purposeful Progressions,…

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GiGi & Zack talk The Peanut Butter Falcon & Generation G!

Check out the conversations GiGi & Zack shared over inspiring others, favorite part of The Peanut Butter Falcon, #GenerationG and naughty words 😉   Today The Peanut Butter Falcon releases nationwide, be sure to check out where you can see this groundbreaking film! If you missed Nancy’s interview with the amazing writers and directors, you…

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Meet Golf’s Newest Celebrity at our August Golf Outing

  This summer’s golf outing benefitting GiGi’s Playhouse will NOT be your average golf outing. Why? Because the star of the show that day is none other than Amy Bockerstette, the young woman with Down syndrome whose golf skills have made her a viral video sensation.   Amy is the 20-year-old GiGi’s Playhouse program participant who stunned spectators with her par on the iconic…

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