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 so much more.








Read Francesca’s blog below to learn more about her:

How awesome is it that she submitted her blog responses in writing?! It’s a testament to all the hard work and effort she’s put into her schooling, tutoring and her limitless ability to achieve! GiGi’s NYC is lucky to have Francesca as part of our community, and we can’t wait to see what the future has in store for her. Be sure to drop a comment for Francesca in the section below!

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  1. Aimee and Emmett on August 12, 2022 at 8:44 pm

    Awesome Francesca!!

  2. Judith on August 14, 2022 at 2:38 am

    Very good Francesca. You are doing.very well, and your writing is very neat.

    Love you,


  3. Jessica on September 22, 2022 at 9:45 pm

    Francesca has grown so much and absolutely loves going to Gigi’s and has made so many friends! I love the environment Gigi’s offers to everyone it’s so welcoming.

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