A Wish Family Returns to Spread Joy at The Village

Give Kids The World loves hearing from alumni families and was thrilled to hear that alumni wish father, Matthew, was returning to the Village for a very unique volunteer opportunity. Below is a touching family letter from Matthew and his wife, Suzi. In 2001, Allison was approved to receive her wish from the Dream Factory[…..]

Painting with Happiness

Drawing or painting a picture can be a wonderful way to share happiness and joy. Give Kids The World is always impressed by the artwork we receive from our wish children. Ellen visited the Village in April of 1999. Fifteen years later, Ellen surprised us with this wonderful note and examples of her amazing talents.[…..]

Clayton Laine Volunteer Program Gives Back To GKTW

Give Kids The World was excited to welcome Clayton and his family to the Village in 2007 for their wish trip. When the family first arrived, Clayton loved spending time in the pool and was thrilled to discover that he shared his name with GKTW’s Mayor Clayton! “You can relax here. There are so many[…..]

Wedding Bells Ring in Hope

During the month of June, wedding bells carried the sound of a joyous moment here at Give Kids The World Village. Wish parents, Felix and Jaime, celebrated 10 years of marriage by renewing their vows during their daughter, Anya’s wish trip. Mary, one of GKTW’s talented Entertainment Coordinators, helped arrange all the details to make[…..]