Look How Far We’ve Come!

On October 21, 2015, GiGi’s Playhouse Fort Wayne began construction on our Playhouse. Shambaugh & Son, Vintage Archonics, and hundreds of donors believed in the vision and made this empty and lifeless retail space into a purposeful space filled with opportunities, hope, and celebration.

Over a dozen prenatal diagnoses have come to our Playhouse with fear of the unknown and were given hope, educational tools, congratulatory hugs, and reassurance that there is an entire Playhouse family supporting their entire family unit. The Playhouse has grown to serve over 350 families, some of which drive up to two hours to attend our purposeful programs. From October 1-20, 2022, we have logged nearly 600 purposeful program hours! Not to mention that we have been able to open GiGi’s Genesis Health Bar and see it thrive with multiple catering orders weekly, a new pizza menu, and multiple Playhouse Ambassadors that now have purposeful volunteer opportunities and/or jobs!

To see the shell of this space and to see, hear, and feel the magic that it is today is one of life’s greatest blessings. None of this magic would have been possible without YOU! Your amazing support, donation of time, donation of talent, and your advocating to make the world a better place for our loved ones is immeasurable and unmatched.

Thank you for believing and we cannot wait to see what goals are crushed and opportunities become available in 2023!


Always advocating,

Holly Tonak, Executive Director

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  1. Kim Jones on October 21, 2022 at 11:00 am

    Greatest place to be! So happy to be part of this incredible mission.

  2. Philip Jones on October 21, 2022 at 11:08 am

    Looking forward to getting acquainted…Kim Jones is our daughter!

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