The Village Experience

Magical Moment: Stars, Stripes and Smiles

July 4, 2014
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As you wave the red, white and blue we wish a wonderful Independence Day to all of you. We hope you soak up the sun and have some patriotic fun. Sharing memories and friends and more while watching the fireworks soar. Lift your spirits high and have a Happy Fourth of July!
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June Special Memories

July 2, 2014
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For the thousands of children who, together with their families, bravely battle a life-threatening illness, GKTW brings to life the dream of a magical world where worries are wiped away by dancing with a bunny rabbit, dining in a whimsical venue or playing miniature golf with dinosaurs.  These special memories were captured from our precious…
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Magical Moment: Saddle Up

June 27, 2014
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Twice a week, Keaton’s Korral transforms from a quiet patch of land into the Village’s very own trail ride. Thanks to Wheaton World Wide Moving | Bekins Van Lines, wish children and their siblings have the chance to saddle up and enjoy a ride upon a mighty pony or trusty steed.  After their morning walk,…
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Move it Monsters!

June 25, 2014
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Things that creep and crawl, shadows lurking on the wall, scary thoughts running through your head or even monsters under your bed can all be a bit overwhelming for a child, especially when away from home. Yet thanks to the extremely brave Isabella, who was a wish child this past April, the Village now has…
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Our Happy Place

June 23, 2014
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Everyone at Give Kids The World, from our staff to our wonderful volunteers, does our best to describe the Village to others and explain the true power of a wish. Yet, no one can paint a better picture than our wish families. This guest blog comes from Kari, mother of wish child Scarlett, who visited…
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