Community Connections of New York

PEDALS (Positive Emotional Development and Learning Skills) in Collaboration with the Wilson Foundation

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Buffalo, NY
AMOUNT: $36,980 over Three 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