Gigi’s Playhouse, Inc.

Start-Up Funds for GiGi's Playhouse in Erie County, NY

Using local volunteer talent, GiGi’s Playhouse Buffalo will coordinate the delivery of free educational, therapeutic-based, and career development programs for individuals with Down syndrome at a brick and mortar location. GiGi’s Playhouse Buffalo will draw from a set of established programs offered at GiGi’s Playhouses across the country to provide support for gross motor, fine motor, cognitive, developmental fitness, and speech and language skills. (Erie & Niagara Counties)

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Buffalo, NY
AMOUNT: $119,600 Over Two Years
YEAR AWARDED: 2019
WEBSITE: www.gigisplayhouse.org/buffalo/


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