Thankful Thursdays: Ice Cream For Breakfast with Faith

We often hear from wish families, looking for a way to give back to The Village after their stay.  However, Faith’s family decided they wanted to contribute before they had even arrived. Weeks before their trip, Faith’s family began working on their own Ice Cream For Breakfast fundraiser.  Thanks to their hard work, and the[…..]

Yehaa Bob Takes The Stage For GKTW

Dave Parfitt, Founder of Adventures by Daddy, shares his insight into individual giving and the volunteer experience. Last month a little Disney magic, and some Give Kids The World magic, came to upstate New York.  It all started when performer, Yehaa Bob Jackson, blew a bugle. The audience jumped up and pounded their chests like[…..]

IAAPA Ambassadors Deck the Halls

As we begin to deck the Avenue of Angels for the holiday season, every helping hand adds a little more sparkle to the village.  Lucky for us, IAAPA Ambassadors joined us for a day of décor! IAAPA Ambassadors are students and recent graduates, with outstanding customer service skills, who are handpicked to be interns at[…..]

A Time to Give Thanks

What are you most thankful for this Thanksgiving?  Here at The Village, we are thankful for smiles, laughter, happiness and hope.  During their recent stay, Alex and Adam were thankful for the Gift Fairy!  

Reach for The Moon, Land Among Our Stars

Throughout your life, you live, you learn and you create history. Every moment you live, each adventure you take and any decision you make will help create your legacy. Through your actions, you radiate what you truly value in life and what you value becomes your legacy. With so much influence on your personal legacy,[…..]