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Meet the Associate Board: Jozelle Cox

GiGi's NYC is thrilled to spotlight Jozelle, one of our amazing Associate Board members! She is credited with co-piloting our inaugural Youth Board and providing them with the leadership and guidance needed to host their first successful fundraising event in 2022. GiGi's NYC is immensely grateful for Jozelle's dedication to...
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Quarterly Highlights: October – December 2022

GiGi's NYC recently closed out our Fall Semester, and what a great semester it was! It was filled with so many highlights, marked by our 10th Anniversary Gala. Check out the recap below to read about our amazing fourth quarter: We hosted a three-part special event, Storybook Workshop, where our participants used...

Volunteer Spotlight: Abigail Smith

GiGi's NYC is honored to highlight long-time volunteer, Abigail! She currently volunteers as our GiGiFIT Program Leader and has filled this role for over a year. She is the perfect balance of motivational, kind, caring, strengths-based and loving -- a recipe for an exceptional volunteer! We are so lucky to...

Who is Excited to Start 2023? Written by Fatima – GiGi’s NYC Participant

I hope everyone has been enjoying a happy and healthy new year so far! The holidays are always a great time to get together and enjoy the company of your loved ones. Additional resolutions for the new year include talking to my friends from Canada on FaceTime more often. I...
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Welcome Fatima, GiGi’s NYC Newest Ambassador!

GiGi's NYC is thrilled to introduce Fatima as our newest Ambassador.She has been a dedicated member of the GiGi's NYC community sincewe opened our doors in 2012, consistently attending various programs and events.She joined us as our resident blogger in 2021 and has been sharing her"Words of Wisdom" ever since. Most recently,...

Happy Holidays, Written by Fatima – GiGi’s NYC Participant

Happy Holidays Written by Fatima, GiGi’s NYC Participant Blog Series: Words of Wisdom There are a couple of holidays in the month of December, including: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, New Year’s Eve, National Hero Day, and National Chocolate Candy Day. The holidays are about getting together with your...

Participant Spotlight: Emmett

Meet longtime GiGi's NYC participant, Emmett. Emmett has been part of our community for almost 10 years, since we opened our doors! Emmett attends our Summer Programs, LitLab, one-to-one tutoring and Community Chorus. He is funny, outgoing, and loves to sing! To learn more about him, read below: When did...

What are you grateful for this year? Written by Fatima, GiGi’s NYC Participant

What are you grateful for this year? Written by Fatima, GiGi’s NYC Participant Blog Series: Words of Wisdom I have a lot to be grateful for this Thanksgiving. Here is my list: I am healthy! My loving parents and my brother, Harris. We always help each other and have a...

Participant Spotlight: Louis

Meet longtime GiGi's NYC participant, Louis! He is charming, funny, and really knows how to rock out at our karaoke events! GiGi's NYC is fortunate to have an amazing participant such as Louis as part of our community. Read below to learn more about him: When did you join the...

Volunteer Spotlight: Hunter Carney

Meet Hunter, GiGi's NYC volunteer! Hunter began volunteering with us earlier this year and quickly became a cherished member of our community. She started by volunteering with our Leaps and Bounds Program, then joined us for Community Chorus. Hunter is warm, welcoming, kind and loving - and we are so...

Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Elizabeth!

GiGi's NYC is proud to introduce Elizabeth, one of our amazing volunteers! Elizabeth has been a dedicated member of our community since 2021, and has volunteered in a variety of programs including Yoga and Summer Programs. She is kind, warm, flexible, and generous with her free time! We look forward...

Participant Spotlight: Francesca

Meet GiGi's NYC participant, Francesca! Francesca has been attending programs and events at GiGi's NYC for many years, and it has been such a pleasure to watch her grow into the smart, sassy, and funny young lady she is today! She's attended everything from LMNOP, One-to-One Literacy Tutoring, GiGiFIT and...