A Facelift for the Playhouse

When we moved in to the playhouse years ago we were so excited! It gave us the space to grow and provide more programming for our friends with Down syndrome. Fun fact: our playhouse used to be the home of a bank. When you walk in to the playhouse it...

Spring 2023 Registration Is Now Open!

Registration for Spring 2023 Tutoring and Group Programs in Brentwood and Gallatin is Now Open! Registration for our FREE therapeutic and educational programming in Brentwood and Gallatin this fall is open! We’d love to have you join us as a participant or volunteer, and further information on exact offerings and...

Join us in Saying Farewell…But Not Goodbye!

Dear GiGi’s Nashville family:   It is with both deep gratitude and sadness that we announce that our friend and Executive Director, Carter Abel, has made the decision to step down from his staff role at GiGi’s at the end of October.We, as a board, want to thank Carter for...

A Familiar Face Around the Playhouse: Carolanna Hirt, Programs Coordinator

You may have noticed a not-so-new face hanging out around the playhouse during programs. We are so excited to announce that Carolanna has joined our team as our new Program Coordinator!  Carolanna has been a consistent volunteer for years here at the playhouse and has already stepped into her new...

Fall 2022 Registration is Now Open!

Registration for Fall 2022 Tutoring and Group Programs in Brentwood and Gallatin is Now Open! Registration for our FREE therapeutic and educational programming in Brentwood and Gallatin this fall is open! We’d love to have you join us as a participant or volunteer, and further information on exact offerings and dates...

Registration for Summer Programs in Sumner County is Now Open!

Registration for our free therapeutic and educational programming in Gallatin this summer is now open! The summer semester will start the week of June 12 and will go through the week of July 24th. Exact program dates are listed by each program below. We are excited to offer the following...

Sumner County is Growing! Meet Hayley Maurer!

When we first starting thinking of offering programs out in Sumner County we had big dreams!  We are fortunate enough to have a wonderful space at Northfield Church. Our incredible volunteers and families are always ready to go on Tuesdays evenings for GiGi's programming. We knew we could offer more...

Registration for Summer 2022 Tutoring and Group Programs in Brentwood is Now Open!

Registration for Summer 2022 Programming in Brentwood is Now Open! Registration for our free therapeutic and educational programming in Brentwood this summer is now open, and it will remain open until May 27th. Information on Sumner County programming will be available soon. The summer semester will start the week of...

Meet our New Staff Member: Brittany Farr

We are so excited to welcome our new Program Coordinator, Brittany Farr, to GiGi's Nashville! Brittany grew up in the Nashville community and became connected to GiGi’s through her best friend, who is a long-term volunteer. Brittany received a degree in child development and family science from Samford University.  She...

Gloria and Cindy Knoch Volunteer of the Year Award Winner – Kaitlyn Russell

Each year, GiGi's Nashville recognizes a volunteer who amplifies the voices of our participants and truly represents the mission of GiGi’s - to be accepting, generous, and kind.  Kaitlyn Russell first started volunteering with GiGi’s Nashville back in 2016. By day Kaitlyn works as a legal assistant with Baker Donelson...

2022 GiGi’s Playhouse Ambassadors

We are so excited to introduce our 2022 Ambassadors for GiGi's Playhouse Nashville!  Taylor Krieg and Destiny Weldon are the perfect examples of what GiGi's stands for and we are thrilled to have them represent us this year! Taylor is 33 years and lives in Nashville, TN. Taylor loves coming...

Farewell (But Not Goodbye) to Carlie Long

It is with sadness that we share that Carlie Long, our wonderful Program Coordinator, is making a career change and her last official day at GiGi's will be on February 28th. Carlie has been a gift to our community, and we wish her the best in this new season of...