August 2020, there was a note on the GiGi’s Playhouse Jeep along with a rubber duck. The note read, “Tag, you are it! You have been Ducked, pass it on” …

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Hello, my name is Erin Komacki. I have two awesome daughters. Sarah Kate is 9 and Hope who is 6 and has Down syndrome.   As a parent of a child…

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GiGi’s Playhouse facilitates over 4,400 FREE therapeutic and educational program hours a week at GiGi’s locations across the United States and Mexico. Just because we are physically distant, does not…

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All of our purposeful programs at GiGi’s Playhouse have impacts on participants, families, and volunteers that we can’t even imagine! Jay is one of our incredible young participants and his mom shared the impact that GiGi’s has had: …

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The many purposeful FREE programs at GiGi’s Playhouse provide foundational learning opportunities for individuals with Down syndrome, families, and volunteers. In today’s GiGi’s blog, we’d like to tell the story of Nancy Bachmann, a longtime volunteer in GiGi University, as well…

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This past weekend, GiGi’s Playhouse had our 14th annual Chicagoland Gala! It was a beautiful and exciting evening with some legendary fundraising, and there were SO many people that helped…

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Come join us for some fun this month at the Hoffman Playhouse! Click on the program title for more information and to RSVP! Events! Volunteer Orientation: Tuesday, March 10 from…

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No only does GiGi’s Playhouse have free programs, speech therapy, and tutoring, but we always try to help our participants do their best and discover their true potential. We have numerous…

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One of our favorite FREE purposeful programs at GiGi’s is LMNOP, which stands for language, music, ‘n our peeps!! LMNOP is an interactive and engaging program designed to guide parents…

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