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Read it Here First: Find out What We’re Celebrating

At Give Kids The World, hope is a critically ill child laughing in a splash garden. It’s volunteers carrying breakfast trays for parents who carry the weight of their child’s sickness. And it’s donors finding a place where their money can make a difference. Anyone who’s volunteered, donated, or partnered with the Village knows it (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)



Giving, Serving, and Sharing: Village Supporter Randy’s Story

In 2013, a little girl named Allie came to Give Kids The World Village and with her, her uncle Randy Griswold. Although he had lived in Central Florida for 15 years, Give Kids The World was new to him. But, as he saw the Village firsthand and watched Allie’s face light up throughout the week, (click for more)



Wish Kid Makenzie Pays it Forward

When most families plan their visit to Give Kids The World Village, they excitedly schedule their weeklong agenda and try their best to pack for Florida’s weather. But for one family, vacation prep involved a bit more. Fifteen-year-old wish kid Makenzie and her family didn’t just want to visit the Village, they wanted to do (click for more)



A Guest Blog: How Mickey Maniacs Make an Impact

Every day at Give Kids The World Village I get to meet so many dedicated volunteer groups – from college students and religious organizations, to corporations from all over the country. On May 18, we welcomed a wonderful group back to the Village: the Mickey Maniacs! (click for more)




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