Magical Moment: Simcha Celebrates Happiness and Joy

Over 30 families are visiting the Village this week all the way from Israel. Simcha Layeladim, which means happiness and joy for the children in Hebrew, partners with vs. Cancer to arrange for the mostly Hebrew speaking families to vacation together at Give Kids The World. The group wish trip gives them the opportunity[…..]

A Father’s Story of Understanding

We are always delighted to hear from wish families after their trip to Give Kids The World Village. Our Guest Services team recently received a lovely email from a wish dad who shared a unique perspective on his time at the Village. I’m sure you know how amazing the place you work at is, but[…..]

Welcoming Families Back to the Village

Now that Extreme Village Makeover has come to an end, it’s time to welcome families back to Give Kids The World. We’re eager to see the smiling faces of our wish children around the Village after a two-week hiatus. Our first families began arriving around 9 a.m. this morning. The newly renovated villas in Fairytale[…..]

A Peek Inside the New Villas

During Extreme Village Makeover, 88 villas at Give Kids The World Village have gone from outdated to beautifully modern. Thanks to Wyndham Vacation Ownership who spearheaded the project, the designs and materials in the new villas are a wonderful respite for families on their wish trips. We are so grateful to the contractors who worked[…..]

Extreme Village Makeover is Complete!

After 14 grueling days, we officially reached the end of Extreme Village Makeover! All 88 villas have been renovated and are ready for families to arrive and enjoy the beautiful new accommodations. But before everyone involved left the Village, we had a party to thank them all for their tireless dedication to the project.  President[…..]