About GiGi's Virtual Playhouse 

In March 2020, just 13 days after the start of the pandemic, GiGi’s At Home (GAH) was launched to recreate in-person programs in virtual formats (live programs and on-demand video programs) for our full network of GiGi’s Playhouse families.  

Over the course of the next few years, we discovered a “Covid Silver Lining” – more families, that did not have access to a brick-and-mortar location, were now able to access and benefit from GiGi’s educational programming virtually. 

To meet growing demand, address changing participant needs, and provide an interactive community experience, GiGi’s Playhouse is developing a Virtual Playhouse. Over the course of 2023, the current virtual learning platform will be transformed for an elevated experience into GiGi’s Virtual Playhouse: a global center for education, community, & empowerment. 

Our vision is to provide: 

  • A welcoming, unique, & desirable virtual experience  
  • Opportunities to build relationships & an interactive community with families, participants, volunteers, supporters, and staff  
  • Increased access to programs that are effective, beneficial, and rewarding 

We are so excited to begin the process to bring GiGi’s Virtual Playhouse to life for individuals, families, volunteers, and supporters across the globe! Our team is passionate about what individuals with Down syndrome can achieve and what they contribute to our community. We hope you will join us in participating, volunteering, celebrating, and supporting us to make GiGi’s Virtual Playhouse a reality! 

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About GiGi's Playhouse, Inc.

Locations

57

New Playhouse Inquiries

200

Program Participation Hours

220,000

Our Mission and Purpose:

To change the way the world views Down syndrome and to send a global message of acceptance for all.

Our Vision:

To see a world where individuals with Down syndrome are accepted and embraced in their families, schools, and communities.

Our Niche:

We change lives through the consistent delivery of free educational, therapeutic-based, and career development programs for individuals with Down syndrome, their families, and the community, through a replicable playhouse model.

Our Promise:

A lifetime commitment to families.

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GiGi's Playhouse
GiGi's Playhouse

With over 57+ brick-and-mortar locations across the United States and Mexico and 200 inquiries to start new locations all over the world, GiGi’s Playhouse is the ONLY network of Down Syndrome Achievement Centers. Every day, we provide FREE, life-changing therapeutic, educational, and career training programs for 30,000+ individuals of all ages. 

 

Down syndrome is the largest chromosomal disability in our country and yet, it is the least funded. From a prenatal diagnosis to career skills, we make a lifetime commitment to remain by their side. Families are empowered with all the tools their child needs to succeed! 

 

Through free programs and through our Generation G Campaign for global acceptance, we EMPOWER families by maximizing opportunities for daily achievement and lasting acceptance. To ensure lasting acceptance, we must show the world what individuals with Down syndrome are truly capable of achieving as students, co-workers, volunteers, friends, and valued members of their communities. Our program outcomes help advance this vital social impact goal.

 

GiGi's Playhouse is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization and is solely funded by donations.

"I walked out of GiGi's Playhouse smiling, and I feared no more."

-GiGi Family