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Something mAAgic This Way Comes…

Every year, thousands of wish families fly into Orlando International Airport, ready to begin their once-in-a-lifetime getaway at Give Kids The World Village. Last week, our incredible partners, the Something mAAgic Foundation, Make-A-Wish, and American Airlines, teamed up once again on an exciting yearly tradition: their mAAgic Flights arrived in Orlando with wish kids from (click for more)



An Extraordinary Evening: The 30th Annual Black & White Gala

“Please know everything you do for Give Kids The World matters. I know our lives are changed forever.” These words, spoken by wish mom Rebecca, brought the audience to a teary-eyed ovation at Give Kids The World’s 30th annual Black & White Gala on September 15. “For one magical week you don’t have to worry (click for more)



Skateboards and Smiles at Give Kids The World

Michael Ien Cohen was working in the hotel business 25 years ago when he read a news story about a man named Henri Landwirth. It changed his life. Henri, Give Kids The World’s founder, was a Holocaust survivor and US veteran. He spent much of his childhood imprisoned in Nazi concentration camps, yet he refused (click for more)



Wish Kid Lyla Laces up Her Running Shoes

At Give Kids The World, you’ll find kids running through the splash pad, running into the arms of a 6-foot tall rabbit, and running off to their exciting days in the theme parks. But for one wish child, running required courage and determination. In 2013, wish kid Lyla visited Give Kids The World. Because she (click for more)



Alumni Family Gets the Star Treatment

In 2007, when wish kid Valerie was granted a wish trip, her parents, doctors, and wish-granting organization – Dreams Come True of Jacksonville – hurried to make arrangements. Given Valerie’s condition back then, no one knew how much time they had to work with. Soon, 3-year-old Valerie and her family were whisked away to Give (click for more)




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