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Birthdays may come around just once a year, but here at the Village Mayor Clayton’s birthday comes every Tuesday night.  Wish children and their families help celebrate our wonderful Mayor with music, dancing, face painting and more....
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CANDY LAND in the Eyes of Candy

April 16, 2014
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Every night of the week at the Village, there is a different themed activity for our wish families. Our fantastic Entertainment department does an amazing job making sure everyone is having a great time. Monai, our Assistant Entertainment Manager, writes about her experience running one of her favorite parties at the Village. As I prep […]...
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Beloved Ol’ Elmer Inspires Poem

April 14, 2014
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We love hearing from families who tell us they still have fond memories of the Village even if their trip was several years ago. Recently, alumni wish child Kalvin decided to honor one of his favorite things from GKTW – our beloved Ol’ Elmer. Kalvin during his wish trip in 2007. We were guests at […]...
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Magical Moment: Carousel Fun

April 11, 2014
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The Enchanted Carousel is always a highlight for children at the Village, as they can experience the magical ride whenever they like. And it becomes even more fun when Mayor Clayton hops on for a ride!...
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Spending Spring Break as an Angel

April 9, 2014
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When college students think about planning their spring break, they often think of escaping to a beach. But Ohio State University student Sam knew that the Village was where she wanted to spend her time off. Last December, Sam came to Give Kids The World for her brother Cole’s wish trip. Although she had never […]...
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