Posts by sraisortiz
Spreading love and acceptance on WDSD!
#21DaysofEmpowerment We are two days away from completing our #21DaysofEmpowerment campaign to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) and we are so happy to hear the wonderful feedback from our followers and supporters! This campaign is designed to show the world that Down syndrome does not define an individual. An individual is defined by their dreams,…Read More
21 Days of Empowerment Leading Up To World Down Syndrome Day
We are so happy to have launched our #21DaysofEmpowerment campaign on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day on March 21st. If you’re not following us yet, please add us (@gigissandiego). You don’t want to miss it! Down syndrome. Trisomy 21. 3/21. March 21st. World Down Syndrome Day! World Down Syndrome…Read More
Winners of the DuGood Challenge!
We won! We are so happy to announce that the GiGi’s Playhouse San Diego team at Dudek was awarded first place in the DuGood Challenge. As a result of their hard work, we got a donation to bring us closer to Opening Day! The DuGood Challenge Dudek, an environmental and engineering consulting firm based in…Read More
Happy New Year! It’s 2017! We welcome the new year with excitement, knowing our grand opening is just around the corner. We have worked hard to get here. Now that we are a few months away from holding our first free programs and gatherings, we can’t help but pause and think of what GiGi’s Playhouse means…Read More
Letters to Santa
The Holiday Spirit Every year, millions of children write letters to Santa. They tell him how good they’ve been, how they’ve been helping out their parents or being kind to their siblings and friends. They also include one or two requests (sometimes many more!) for toys or something else they’ve been hoping for. It’s a…Read More
Destined for GiGi’s Playhouse
This week are so happy to introduce Kara Belair. She grew up in Minnesota where she first became involved with GiGi’s Playhouse and fate had a plan for Kara once she moved to San Diego. She became part of the startup team and worked tirelessly to help lead our 2016 fundraiser, “Road to Opening Day” which…Read More
This week, we have the pleasure of introducing Carly Bryner. She has been part of the start-up team here in San Diego for quite some time and prior to her move to San Diego, she had already taken the #GenerationG pledge in Chicago! Carly’s Words My brother was blessed with a beautiful little girl in May 2011. Simone…Read More
Our first guest writer! This week, we are honored to introduce Robyn Smith to our readers. Some of you may already know her as she took the #GenerationG pledge and has been involved with GiGi’s San Diego for quite some time, wearing many hats especially within our outreach efforts. Her role has now evolved to…Read More
‘Tis the season of giving!
“We rise by lifting others.” -Robert IngersollBelieve it or not, Holiday season is upon us! In a blink of an eye, we start wrapping up 2016 and start prepping for 2017. In celebration of this joyous season we wanted to share with you a little about #GivingTuesday. Similar to Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and…Read More