Magical Moment: Rays of Sunshine and Hope

Here at the Village, families get to experience a magical week where they can hopefully leave their worries behind and enjoy time together. We love seeing pictures of smiling faces!

Teen’s Inspiring Commitment to GKTW

Around the Village, there are many children and teenagers that are an inspiration to us all every day. Carly Sobol, a 17-year-old from Ohio, has a seven year history with Give Kids The World that is a motivating story of how a simple interaction with this special place can truly impact a person’s life. Carly[…..]

An Angel Reaches His Goal

It is always amazing to hear how our volunteer Angels find their way to the Village. For Steve Oehler, it was just another day at his job at Universal Orlando Resort when a special button a child was wearing caught his attention. “I met a wish child while I was working at Universal and he[…..]

Magical Moment: Footprints from the Heart

  International  Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) members who are in town for their Annual Attractions Expo stopped by the Village this week to participate in the 7th Annual IAAPA 5k/1k Fun Run and Walk. IAAPA and their partners have always been generous supporters of Give Kids The World, from donations to spreading[…..]

Spread Hope and Happiness This Holiday Season

Here on the blog, we like to share stories of joy and thanks we receive, especially from former wish families. During this holiday season, we have put some of these messages on the back of our holiday cards so everyone who receives one gets to experience a small part of the hope and happiness that[…..]