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It was an eye-opening experience for me.

Coming to GiGi’s for the first time was, in all honesty, very overwhelming on the drive over. Tears were shed. Emotions were still raw and I didn’t know if I was ready to step into that environment. But – I am so glad I did. You and everyone else that works/volunteers their time there was…

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Playhouse #43 is open and “The GiGi” is a BOSS!

After a whirlwind weekend at the Grand Opening of our 43 GiGi’s location in Charlotte North Carolina, GiGi still managed to unpack and get herself ready for school. As she was leaving for school, she said: “Can I go to the board meeting tonight after my work out?” The girl is a go-getter! She loves…

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GiGi’s Playhouse is a welcoming space

Hi, my name is Lauren! I am an Occupational Therapy Doctoral student at Virginia Commonwealth University. I am currently completing my doctoral project at GiGi’s Playhouse Raleigh, focusing on observation and evaluation of many of the therapeutic and educational programs that GiGi’s provides for FREE! It has been amazing to be a part of so…

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Meet Paislee!

As told by Paislee’s mom, Ashley Paislee, our 18-month daughter, started attending GiGi’s Playhouse in 2017 when she was just three months old. At the time of Paislee’s birth in May, they weren’t sure what made her extra special, so she was flown to Springfield where she had genetic testing done. Much to our surprise…

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