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Rewarding Night for Playhouse Families through a Generous Donor

What a night of inspiration, fun and family time. Ten GiGi’s Playhouse families got the opportunity to attend Carson Wentz’s AO1 Foundation charity softball tournament at Newman Outdoor Field because of a generous donor! AO1’s mission is uplifting individuals and communities around the world by demonstrating God’s love for His people. The generosity of donated…

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Ripple Effect

“Every time you stand up for an ideal, you send forth a tiny ripple of hope.” -Robert F. Kennedy GiGi’s Playhouse in Fargo had a wonderful opportunity again this spring to meeting with local PaY committees from various High Schools. PaY (Philanthropy and Youth) is a program developed by The Barry Foundation with the vision…

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Stronger Together

This spring GiGi’s Playhouse Fargo celebrated eight teens and adults who participated in GiGiFIT! Program participants attended twice a week for 12-weeks! GiGiFIT program is designed to address common issues for individuals with Down syndrome including hypotonia, excessive joint laxity and decreased balance. “The program has been beneficial to my child’s balance, strength and self-image,”…

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Determination

“I am extremely proud to say that I am the big sister to Miss Kiara Mathis. Last night she completed the one mile youth run without giving up one bit. There were challenges along the way but never once did she back down from the determination she had. No we weren’t the first person to…

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Reboot in 2018 & Explosion in 2019

To Families, Friends and Supporters: We can hardly believe that 2018 has come to an end! GiGi’s Playhouse Fargo is extremely thankful for an amazing year of life changing programming for individuals with Down syndrome in our community! This year we received many generous contributions that allowed us to live out our mission in our…

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2018 National Conference Attendees Come Back Inspired!

When we talk about being ‘Bigger Better and Strong Together’, we all share the same message! The 2018 GiGi’s Playhouse National Conference had 300 attendees, 56 cities, 2 countries and          1 VOICE!  Nine members from the Fargo Playhouse traveled to Chicago to be inspired, attend trainings, network with other Playhouses to share the same global message of acceptance for all! In reflecting on the impact, we can…

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Message from your President

Greetings! As we moved through the official first day of Summer and close in on our 4th of July holiday, I’d like to update you on the exciting transformation at GiGi’s Fargo. I’d like to start by thanking our current board, key volunteers, our community and donors for how fiercely you give everyday to make…

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Honored Recipients of PaY Grants!

Over the course of this winter, the Playhouse hosted tours and Q & A’s for local PaY committees from various high schools.  PaY (Philanthropy and Youth), is a program developed by the Barry Foundation with the vision to help youth in our community inspire, lead and share through grant-making.  First, students ask to come see…

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Drew’s Why

“I first heard about GiGi’s Playhouse because it had shown up on my Facebook news feed, and after that I kept randomly hearing about it on the radio and seeing its name in various places. When I would hear about GiGi’s or see its name, I was always interested to learn more. Finally, this past…

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