A full service retail, specialty coffee and gelato cafe run by adults with Down syndrome.
Hugs & Mugs creates gifts from the heart: personalized mugs printed with artwork and photos-your design or ours-you choose! Adults from GiGi University will be involved in running ALL aspects of the business:
Artwork and graphic design
Production of mugs
Baking and food preparation
We do Birthday parties, girls night out, corporate parties, field trips and more!
For more information please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (847) 278-8531.
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Do you know that gelato has half the fat and less sugar than ice cream? Try our delicious flavors including: Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry Sorbet, Chocolate Chip, Mint Chocolate Chip, Raspberry Cheesecake, Nutella and Pistachio.
Yummy Milk Shakes
Don't miss everyone's favorite milk shakes that come in a variety of flavors including: Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry, Reese's Peanut Butter Cup, Cookies 'N Cream, Chocolate Malts, Strawberry Banana, and Mango.
We’d like to extend a special THANK YOU to the Barrington Area Community Foundation which awarded us a generous grant for Hugs + Mugs!! This grant helped with our recent expansion project and is allowing us to enhance the career skills for adults with Down syndrome with our new product offerings -- gelato, specialty coffee, smoothies and more! Thank you B.A.C.F. for believing in GiGi’s! Come on in to check it out and experience the great work of our interns!