The Family Experience

A Family’s Joyous Thanks

November 4, 2013
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We often get cards and letters in the mail from alumni wish families telling us how much they enjoyed their stay at Give Kids The World. This Thank You comes from wish child Easten’s family. To Give Kids The World Team, Our family just wanted to thank everyone, staff and volunteers, for our wonderful stay at the Village!…
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Mummified Pumpkin Craft

October 28, 2013
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With Halloween just a few days away, here’s a quick and easy pumpkin craft that takes much less time than carving a jack-o-lantern. You only need a few items, and it’s a great project for kids! And since you’ll be covering up the pumpkins for the most part, you don’t have to worry if they…
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Magical Moment: Priceless Piggy

October 25, 2013
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Alumni wish child, Amber Duff, recently returned to the Village to drop off this adorable piggy bank to his new permanent home, the Gingerbread House. The delightful pig is adorned with brightly colored paper, miniature photos from her trip to Give Kids The World in 2008 and inspirational words. Thanks, Amber, for giving us this…
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September’s Special Memories

October 7, 2013
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These special memories were captured from our precious wish families following their visit to Give Kids The World Village this September. “The pre-arrival videos really helped me prepare my family because everything happened so fast. It was awesome! I loved the parent tips! Especially the one about taking a picture of the parking space!” “How…
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Sharing The Love

October 2, 2013
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We love when alumni wish families keep in touch with us. This letter comes from wish mother, Katie, with some beautiful artwork from her daughter Hannah.   To the Family at GKTW, It feels like just yesterday that we brought Hannah to the Village. Two months before our visit, and just a week before I finished…
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