Meet our little folkloric dancer!

    About Carmen Carmen has been participating at Gigi’s Playhouse San Diego since the Summer of 2018. She started with music therapy with Ms. Lindsay. Carmen was so shy…

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GiGiPREP: EmployAble – Our new employment prep program!

We are excited to share with you EmployAble! A GiGi’s San Diego new employment prep program. What is EmployAble?The EmployAble program is designed to prepare adults with Down syndrome for employment opportunities…

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Meet Reilly – Our awesome new intern!

Reilly has ample experience volunteering with special care children, including being a Disability Aide at Messiah Lutheran Church’s Vacation Bible School (where she also leads their Sunday School for 3rd graders). She…

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Best caregivers a GiGi’s Playhouse could ask for

For the 2nd year in a row, we had the great opportunity to have as a group volunteer, the MENP Nursing students from UCSD volunteering at GiGi’s San Diego, but…

December Volunteer Spotlight: Victoria Capdevila

Meet Victoria!  Victoria started volunteering at GiGi’s Playhouse in high school after meeting her best friend who has Down syndrome. She loved having a sense of community, building relationships through the playhouse,…

San Diego local Moms, found support on each other

  It all  started in October of 2020, during the COVID lock-down, after a few local moms found each other via various Facebook support groups.  They quickly realized they had several…

Grateful Participant Spotlight

Playhouse ambassador, Clark Gurley accepts the Fancy Stitches donation from Matthew and Megan Saporito. We were so honored to received a great donation from a participants great grandmother from Cleburne,…

“Cass Treat Cares” a Successful Day in Support of GiGi’s Playhouse San Diego

  “Cass TREAT Cares”, a one-day event organized by volunteers of GiGi’s Playhouse San Diego, a Down Syndrome Achievement Center dedicated to making the world a more accepting place for…

November Volunteer Spotlight: Charlie Recksieck

    This month we are highlighting an awesome volunteer Charlie R. He started being involved at GiGi’s Playhouse San Diego during Covid and now he has been volunteering in…

November Programs

We have NEW Programs!! Music Therapy FALL Schedule GiGi’s Playhouse and Resounding Joy will be offering another FREE Music Therapy for all ages (see schedule below) Siblings of any age…