We are continuing to feature one of our programs and one of our volunteers each month on the blog. We hope this helps you understand the background and focus of our various programs, as well as give you an opportunity to get to know the amazing volunteers who help make GiGi’s Playhouse Detroit possible! We…

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A Message from the Board President Happy Spring! The daffodils are beginning to bloom, buds are beginning to show on the trees, and the warmer spring weather has finally arrived! For me, just seeing the signs of spring makes the whole “Stay At Home” order more bearable. If you are like me you are staying…

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Did you know that April is volunteer appreciation month? GiGi’s Playhouse Detroit is so THANKFUL for all our volunteers. Maybe you have volunteered for our 1:1 Literacy Tutoring program, at a signature group program or behind the scenes with admin work, whatever it is – we couldn’t do it without you!! In 2019 our volunteers…

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Hello All, I pray this letter finds all of you and your families safe and healthy.  It seems surreal that just a few weeks ago we were preparing for our World Down Syndrome Day Sock Hop. We had 42 teams registered and despite having to cancel we still raised a significant portion of our goal!…

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We are continuing to feature one of our programs and one of our volunteers each month on the blog. We hope this helps you understand the background and focus of our various programs, as well as give you an opportunity to get to know the amazing volunteers who help make GiGi’s Playhouse Detroit possible! March…

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March 21 is established as World Down Syndrome Day because Down syndrome is identified by a third copy of the 21st chromosome, hence 3/21. We are so sad that we will not be together on Saturday to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day. We are all dealing with cabin fever as we protect not only ourselves, but more…

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We have converted some of our GiGi’s signature group programs into at-home programming you can use to keep your kids engaged and learning while schools and GiGi’s Playhouse Detroit are closed. LMNOP Theme: Colors Grab your little one and lets talk about the rainbow! Rainbow themed books: End of the Rainbow Fruit Salad by Marianne Welsh…

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Participant Spotlight Lucas Jackett is a Junior who attends Millington High School. Lucas was recently nominated for the Self Advocating Award through the Michigan Council for Exceptional Children. On March 5, Lucas, his family, and friends traveled to Grand Rapids for Lucas to celebrate his “Yes I can! Award”. Lucas gave a speech in front…

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March at the Playhouse Happy March! We have a full month of programs and fun activities planned this month! World Down Syndrome Day is happening this month and we are gearing up to celebrate! Read on for a snapshot of what’s happening this month and how you can register for the WDSD Sock Hop! Programs…

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This year we plan to feature one of our programs and one of our volunteers each month on the blog. We hope this helps you understand the background and focus of our various programs, as well as give you an opportunity to get to know the amazing volunteers who help make GiGi’s Playhouse Detroit possible!…

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