Community Connections of New York

GetSet 4.0

CATEGORY: Strengthening Partner Capacity
LOCATION: Buffalo, NY
AMOUNT: $160,000 over Two Years
YEAR AWARDED: 2018
WEBSITE: http://www.comconnectionsny.org


Gigi’s Playhouse: Providing a Welcoming Community Space for Individuals Living with Down Syndrome in Western New York

A former beauty school in Buffalo is now a lively gathering place for people with Down syndrome and their families. The spacious, welcoming site is GiGi’s Playhouse Buffalo, a local organization connected to the GiGi’s Playhouse national network of 51 Down syndrome Achievement Centers. Renovations to the space were complete and Executive Director Emily Mondschein … Continued