Cass Treat Cares

In just a first year, everything came together rapidly with the cooperation of a terrific community

  - 36 Cass Street businesses took part
  - 240 Community attendees
  - 20 Great volunteers
  - 1 Terrific visit from the Mayor and a SD Fire Department truck

Mark Your Calendar For Next Year:
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Feel free to contact us with comments click here, to volunteer click here, or your business to participate click here!

Photos From 2021

Cass Treat Cares

Cass Treat Merchants

Here are the generous area businesses who made Cass Treat Cares so great in 2021, helping GiGi's Playhouse San Diego.


Mimi And Red

Trendy women's boutique selling stylish women's apparal

Second Nature

Health-conscious vegan & vegetarian eats in an eco-chic space with a spacious patio.

Square Pizza Co

Small, neighborhood spot offering three types of square pizza slices


Blenders Eyewear Flagship store - Fresh. Vibrant. Comfortable Eyewear. Fresh from San Diego, CA. Rocked with Pride Worldwide.


A Wagyu-focused restaurant and butcher shop by chef Steve Brown featuring the best Wagyu in the world from USA, AUS, and Japan

Soul Grind Skateboard Shop

We specialize in building custom trick & longboard skateboards from trucks to wheels & more! Plus safety equipment & accessories

Mr. Fries Man

Fries shop with imaginative toppings from chef Craig Batiste.

Gallery At Lands End

The Gallery at Land's End is a custom picture framing and handmade gift store in PB.

Noah's Pet Market

Pet store specializing in holistic, natural & raw foods.

Taqueria Los Ruiz

Delivery or takeout in the heart of Pacific Beach. Hand made tortillas every day and a delicious menu to choose from.

PB Fight Center

A Jiu Jitsu school unlike any other school you've ever seen.

JMK Ride

Skate shop featuring the JMK simple & durable free skate designs

Ms. Peggie's Place

San Diego's one and only dollhouse and miniatures shop, offering a wide variety of artisan dollhouse miniatures.

Latitude 32

Longtime neighborhood sports pub and grill in North Pacific Beach - children now OK at outdoor tables!

La Clochette Du Coin

French cafe bakery serving a selection of open-faced sandwiches, artisan pastries and bread

PB Fitness

we pride our reputation on placing our focus on our member's results by providing the best classes, trainers, programs, and atmosphere.

San Diego Surf School

Learn to surf with San Diego Surf School. We offer private surf lessons, group surf lessons, rentals, kids surf camps and adult surf camps in San Diego.

Even Keel Tattoo

Even Keel Tattoo provides high quality custom tattooing in a laid back atmosphere.

Pizza Pal

A local, friendly experience paired with quality, delicious food at a fair price

Peregrine Music School

Established in 2006, Peregrine offers professional music instruction and recording in the Pacific Beach community of San Diego.


Fun Salon in the heart of PB offering all Hair Services for Men and Woman of ALL ages, with a Vintage Decor

Pacific Beach Ice Cream Co.

Handcrafted Ice Cream, Italian Ice & Vegan Treats

Leilani's Cafe

Delicious Hawaiian food. Family owned and operated. Breakfast served all day

Leilani's Attic

Authentic Hawaiian goods, a variety Of Hawaiian clothes, accessories, food and more. Bring Hawaii to you. The top Hawaiian goods available anywhere in the US.

Java Earth Coffee

Casual, dog-friendly hangout for bagels, panini & salads along with coffee, tea & smoothies.

Cass Cleaners

Family-owned dry cleaning and laundry services in Pacific Beach.

Green Gardens Nursery

Serving the local community with quality plants, organic supplies, and a wealth of knowledge from our friendly staff.

Panah Hair Salon

Premier hair salon and stylists in the heart of Pacific Beach.

Dunn, REALTORS / Park Pacific Properties

Specializes in residential, investment and commercial properties, including lots and land.

Saint Brigid Parish

Catholic Church welcoming people of all ages and stages: young adults, families, seniors, and visitors.

Callan Swim School

Offering swim classes for all levels and ages, from young children to adults.

Palmy's Cafe

New all-day cafe with a feel-good menu that includes breakfast bowls, toasts, and smoothies

G3 Kids

A kids gym, active learning academy and children's party service

San Diego Fire Department

Fire Station 21 serves Mission Beach/Pacific Beach and its surrounding areas

Surf & Post

Services include worldwide shipping, packing, mailbox rentals, notary services, faxing-copying-scanning, document shredding and more.

The Hair Cooperative

Our stylists are well versed in both edgy, and classic haircutting techniques, and our colorists are recognized for creating exceptional work

Contact us at Cass Treat Cares

We will have some more sophisticated contact forms here starting Nov 1, 2021. Meanwhile, we'd love to hear any feedback about the 2021 event - or hear from any volunteers or new businesses wanting to get involved with the 2022 version of the event (or anything, year-round).

Go ahead and email us or call (858) 333-5743 to reach us. You will love our crew and the kids.


What Is GiGi's Playhouse?

Cass Street Cares is a project to bring local merchants together to support GiGi's Playhouse San Diego and the Down syndrome community. The goal of Cass Street Cares is to make everyone aware that People with Down syndrome are, first and foremost, people. Just like all people, people with Down syndrome experience a complete range of emotions and have dreams and aspirations. Together, we can empower and enable individuals with Down syndrome to live to their fullest potential.

GiGi’s Playhouse San Diego offers FREE educational, therapeutic, and career building programs to individuals with Down syndrome, their families, and the community. Programs at the Playhouse empower individuals and families to reach their highest potential. GiGi’s Playhouse’s research-based curriculum works towards advancing literacy, math skills, gross and fine motor skills, improving low muscle tone, building self-esteem, preparing for the workforce and more while fostering acceptance, awareness and networking resources for parents, siblings and the community – all FREE of charge.

I'm A Lot Like You

... people with Down syndrome are a lot like you: They are unique people with strengths and talents.


I love to go shopping and find pretty outfits.


I like to dance, sing, and make other people laugh.


I am a surfer who is trying to get better and always looking for the perfect wave.