August Summertime Fun-written by Fatima, GiGi’s NYC Participant

Happy August GiGi’s NYC! There are some special holidays to celebrate in August. Some of them include National Ice Cream Sandwich Day, National Watermelon Day, National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day, National S’mores Day, National Bowling Day, and National Relaxation Day. National Ice Cream Sandwich Day was celebrated on Wednesday, August 2nd, this year, and a lot…

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July Fun!-Written by Fatima, GiGi’s NYC Participant

Happy July and hoping everyone is enjoying the summer so far! I just want to share some special holidays that are celebrated in July. They include National Doctors Day, World Sports Journalists Day, the Fourth of July, National Fried Chicken Day, International Chess Day, National Hot Fudge Sundae Day, National Aunt and Uncle Day, National…

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Meet our Associate Board: Ian Hanselman

Meet Ian, member of GiGi’s NYC Associate Board. He joined our team in 2022 and jumped right in to assist us with our 10th Anniversary Gala! GiGi’s NYC is immensely grateful to Ian, and we hope you enjoy learning more about him by reading below: What does GiGi’s NYC mean to you? GiGi’s NYC champions…

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Quarterly Highlights: April-June 2023

GiGi’s NYC recently closed out our Spring Semester, and it was nothing short of amazing! Check out the recap below to read about our remarkable second quarter: We are extremely thankful for all our amazing participants, families, volunteers, donors and community partners. We can do what we do because of YOU!

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Meet our Associate Board: Mansha Sharma

GiGi’s NYC is super excited to introduce Mansha, a member of our Associate Board (AB)! Mansha started as a One-to-One Literacy tutor and later joined our AB. As a board member, she provided assistance at our 5th Annual Fashion Show this year, and most recently, she stepped into a leadership role for our 9th Annual…

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Meet our Youth Board: Sebastian Weise

GiGi’s NYC is thrilled to have our Youth Board host Dancing For Down Syndrome again this year! Hear from Sebastian, member of our Youth Board, about his inspiration to support the GiGi’s NYC community: How and when did you first get involved with GiGi’s NYC? I first got involved with GiGi’s NYC in the fall of 2021 through…

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Meet our Youth Board: Caroline Costigan

GiGi’s NYC is thrilled to have our Youth Board host Dancing For Down Syndrome again this year! Hear from Caroline, member of our Youth Board, about her inspiration to support the GiGi’s NYC community: How and when did you first get involved with GiGi’s NYC? Before volunteering at GiGi’s NYC, I volunteered as the Sing-A-Long Leader at a…

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All Things May! – By Fatima, GiGi’s NYC Participant

There are several holidays celebrated in May. For example, Brothers and Sisters Day, Cinco de Mayo, National Nurse’s Day, National Teacher’s Day, Mother’s Day, National Chocolate Chip Day, National Hamburger Day, and Memorial Day.  National Brothers and Sisters Day was celebrated on Tuesday, May 2nd, and a lot of people do different things to celebrate this…

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Meet our Youth Board: Annie O’Malley

GiGi’s NYC is thrilled to have our Youth Board host Dancing For Down Syndrome again this year! Read more about Annie, member of our Youth Board, below: How and when did you first get involved with GiGi’s NYC? My family began going to GiGi’s NYC to have fun for Halloween and Valentine’s Day parties. I was little.  What…

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