The Donor Experience

Magical Moment: Thank you Peabody Orlando!

August 2, 2013
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The treasured partnership with The Peabody Orlando began 25 years ago with a simple handshake between GKTW Founder Henri Landwirth and Jack Belz, Chairman and CEO of Belz Enterprises. This handshake allowed for the first Annual Black & White Gala benefiting GKTW to be held at The Peabody Orlando in 1989. Today, Mr. Belz’s son,…
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Vinylmation at The Village

July 10, 2013
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What a joy it is to have such a good partnership with heroes that care about our wish children’s happiness as much as we do. Dating back to the early days of Give Kids The World, Walt Disney World has always been a great friend to the Village and we are happy to see that…
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The Gift of Warmth

July 1, 2013
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A soft blanket can produce two types of warmth. The kind that surrounds you on a chilly night, and the kind that comes from the hearts of our special volunteers and supporters. Thanks to a recent soft and snuggly donation, wish children at the Village will be able to experience both. Pat Dennett is the…
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The Power of Polish

June 26, 2013
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It was not until Give Kids The World received a generous donation from Girl Scout Troop 704 that we knew what beauty could be found in a colorful bottle of nail polish. Sharon, the troop’s leader, was first introduced to the Village by her in-laws who have volunteered in the past. Inspired by GKTW’s mission,…
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Kilometers For Kendric

June 19, 2013
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Many people run for the exercise, but for Kendric Campbell, running is all about having fun and being fast. While Kendric’s speed is impressive, nothing is as impressive as his courage. When Kendric was diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer at age 3, he and his family bravely faced the future as a…
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