Healthy Meals and Memories!

Met our awesome GiGi’s Adult Kitchen volunteer Ana! Hi! My name is Ana Higgins and currently I have the privilege of leading the Gigi’s Kitchen adult classes this summer as…

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Meet our new Volunteer Rachel!

        We are excited to introduce our new Destination Discovery leader and math tutor Rachel Wartell! Rachael will be entering her junior year of college at the…

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Together We Can Do Great Things!

Gina is a senior in the Social Work program at Aurora University. She is recently making the transition from interning at GiGi’s Playhouse Fox Valley to our Hoffman Estates location!…

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What a Blessing to be back!

“What a Blessing it is to be back in the Playhouse” mom Alicia Fox commented after her son Van’s first GiGiFIT Toddler class. February 5th we safely launched In -Person…

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Our volunteers are EPIC!

Meet Sarah Hill!  She is one of our dedicated interns at GiGi’s Playhouse Hoffman Estates.  She is a co-facilitator of the EPIC program, which teaches adults with Down syndrome various…

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Jenny is a Jewel that shines!

Jenny Pavlik has always been a determined, hard working young lady. Two months after graduating High School, Jenny applied at Jewel in Buffalo Grove.  She filled out an application with…

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Every Volunteer has a Story!

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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