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The Personal Impact of Volunteering at GiGi’s Playhouse Detroit

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One Volunteer’s Story Rachel Eckert connected with GiGi’s through another great organization – the Miracle League of Michigan. Getting to know several families who have a child with Down syndrome through there, as well as having our Fantastic Friends Program Leader, Nancy Sovran, asking her to lead some group yoga classes, she decided to jump…

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Beyond Our Expectations: Over the Edge Detroit

When our Board Members Bob and Jorja first brought up the idea of doing an Over the Edge fundraiser, several of our team thought they were crazy. That was over a year ago. Who knew we’d have such an incredible first ever Over the Edge event for GiGi’s Detroit? The response blew us away. And…

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Breaking Records at our Detroit Grand Opening!

After two years of planning, fundraising, promoting, location-scouting and build out, the day had finally come. Sunday, January 27, 2019 was a day our GiGi’s Playhouse Detroit team will hold in our hearts for years to come. With no idea how many or who would brave the frigid temperatures and snow, we were blown away…

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A Night on the Red Carpet was a Night to Remember

A Night on the Red Carpet Was a Night to Remember Saturday, November 3, 2018 was no ordinary night. After 6 months of planning, the 2nd Annual Fashionable Gala – A Night on the Red Carpet – celebrated our loved ones with Down syndrome, while raising necessary funds to open and begin offering programs out…

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