Celebrating our Community that Embraces Acceptance

Our 7th annual gala was a Willy Wonka inspired night of pure imagination! The Generation G Golden Ticket gala allowed us to bring fun and whimsy to the ever important work we do of changing the way the world views Down syndrome and bringing a global message of acceptance for...
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Imagining a World with True Inclusion

We invite you to an evening of pure imagination!  Our 7th annual gala has an updated whimsical theme and is named The Generation G Golden Ticket Gala.  You can expect a magical evening of inspiration inspired by a Charlie and the Chocolate Factory theme that will include warm and whimsical...

Volunteer Spotlight: Nikki Rothstein

We started this blog series for volunteer appreciation week in April, but we have so many wonderful volunteers to talk about it, that we decided to continue it through the year!  Just a reminder, GiGi’s Playhouse Madison is 99% volunteer run – which means we wouldn’t be here without our...
Volunteer Spotlight, Maggy Adams

Volunteer Spotlight: Maggy Adams

We started this blog series for volunteer appreciation week in April, but we have so many wonderful volunteers to talk about it, that we decided to continue it through the year!  Just a reminder, GiGi’s Playhouse Madison is 99% volunteer run – which means we wouldn’t be here without our...
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End of Summer Celebration

Rockin' Ryan's Ice Cream Truck Join us to celebrate the end of Summer Each Summer we have so much fun and think the Summer goes by too quickly. Our solution- host an end of Summer party! Who's this party for? EVERYONE! Whether we see you every week for programs or...
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Fall Preview: Health & Wellness Programs

At GiGi’s Playhouse Madison we offer two types of purposeful and progressive Health & Fitness programs for our Toddler, Kid, Teen and Adult participants. These programs are called GiGiFIT and GiGi’s Kitchen. The goals of our FIT & Kitchen programs are to increase self-confidence, self-esteem, personal wellness, and the quality...

A Friendship that Gives Back

Isabelle and Thomas We recently learned about an incredible story of friendship and want to share with the world. Thomas is one of our awesome Playhouse friends and his friend from school, Isabelle, has become a volunteer at our Playhouse. Thomas and Isabelle have been friends for a very long...
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Volunteer Spotlight: Susan Dukin

We started this blog series for volunteer appreciation week in April, but we have so many wonderful volunteers to talk about it, that we decided to continue it through the year!  Just a reminder, GiGi’s Playhouse Madison is 99% volunteer run – which means we wouldn’t be here without our...
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GiGi’s Madison Apparel Order!

SIGN UP IS CLOSED GiGi's Swag for the Whole Family!  We are so excited to have options for a long awaited GiGi's swag offering!  We are taking orders for a 3/4 sleeve t-shirt and visor from now until July 24th. Please note this is a limited time offer so order ASAP!...
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One on One Programming for Fall 2023

Fall applications open July 24th! One-on-One programming is an important part of our full programming offerings at GiGi's Playhouse Madison and we would like to share a little more about what we have! One-on-One programming means this is not a group environment. Participants are placed with a tutor or therapist...
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Words Matter and More Importantly People Matter

Our mission at GiGi's Playhouse is to change the way the world views Down syndrome and bring a global message of acceptance for all. We accomplish this through leading by example. Often times, when someone uses offensive or derogatory language it's because they are uninformed. We believe that when you...
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Gratitude for Dedicated Board of Directors

As an organization we are 99% volunteer run and some of our most impactful volunteers are from our Board of Directors. This month we are celebrating these four individuals who have been volunteering in various capacities for a combined 3,000 volunteer hours! Amy Ulrich- Board Member and Grant Writer Amy...