Welcome to GiGi's Playhouse Chicago!


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Our Mission & Vision

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At GiGi's Playhouse Chicago, our mission is to change the way the world views Down syndrome and to send a global message of acceptance for all. Our vision is to see a world where individuals with Down syndrome are accepted and embraced in their families, schools and communities.

GiGiFIT Acceptance Challenge

Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 15, 2024, to participate in The Chicago GiGiFIT Acceptance Challenge in Lincoln Park!

The Chicago GiGiFIT Acceptance Challenge is a physical and social MOVEment for acceptance where anyone can take part in a 5k, 1 Mile run, or Dash for Down syndrome to show their acceptance for all!

Your generous donations will fund new programs and existing programs like Dance, the Amina Grace One-on-One Speech and Language Program, Literacy and Math Tutoring, Career Development Internships and more!

Recent Blog Post

Ignite a Love for Learning: Volunteer as a Math and Literacy Tutor at GiGi’s Playhouse Chicago!

By Grace Glenny | April 1, 2024

Are you passionate about education and empowering others to reach their full potential? GiGi’s Playhouse Chicago invites you to join our incredible team of volunteers as a Math and/or Literacy Tutor for our Summer 2024 session!Starting the week of June 3rd and running for 10 weeks until the week of August 11th, this rewarding tutoring program…

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