Posts by emaxwell
Volunteer Spotlight – Summer!
Summer joined our tutoring team in Fall 2022 and made such an impact with one of our younger participants. Summer went above and beyond, helping to create sight word cards…Read More
The Best of All of Us – Princess Jennifer
Each of us remembers the first day we met her – our very own princess. During introductions, she would quickly share with us, that she is not only “Jennifer”, but…Read More
Brew Ha Ha Reflection 2022
It’s been 4 years, 6 months, and 11 days since Lael Joy took her first breath and forever changed my life. It’s been 4 years, 6 months, and 11 days…Read More
Celebrating Down Syndrome Awareness Month!
October is Down Syndrome Awareness (and Acceptance!) Month – an entire dedicated month to shouting our friends’ and children’s worth from the rooftops! We’ve collected some great ideas from other…Read More
Site Director Receives Community Leader Award!
CONGRATULATIONS, LIZZ! Our Site Director, Lizz Maxwell, was honored as the 2022 recipient of the Community Leader Award at the Lakewood Women’s Club’s Women Honoring Women event at Vosh…Read More
Back to School Tips and Ideas for individuals with Down syndrome!
✅ First Day Outfit for Mom’s Photo Shoot ✅ Backpack with ALL the Stuff ✅ Lunch Box ✅ Water Bottle ✅ Cool, Comfy Shoes Check, Check, Check and Recheck!…Read More
Volunteer Spotlight – Catherine!
If you’re familiar with GiGi’s Playhouse, you know full well how much we rely on our volunteers and how they are truly the heartbeat of our Playhouse! We are excited…Read More
Best of All – GiGiFIT Kids’ Squat Jump!
We are so proud of the effort and focus from our GiGiFIT Kids summer class! Check out the video below of them nailing their variation of a squat jump! They…Read More
Sounds, Smells and Feels of Sweet Summertime!
Splashes at the pool Squeals down the slide Silly groans up a rock wall Hot dogs grilling Freshly mowed grass Blooms of lilac and lavender Warm sunshine Gentle breezes And…Read More
2nd Annual Dash for Down Syndrome – What a Morning!
Our hearts are so full after an incredible event! We have some amazing descriptions of what took place at our 2nd Annual Dash for Down Syndrome and we thought we…Read More