The Volunteer Experience

Twice the Angel

August 20, 2014
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  From acts of selflessness and generosity, to the compassion they show toward every guest, our volunteers offer much more than just their time.  They truly are the heartbeat of Give Kids The World, filling 1,400 volunteer shifts each week at the Village.  One volunteer is more than just a Village “Angel” – his given name is also…
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GKTW’s Awareness Angels

August 13, 2014
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Give Kids The World has many friends and supporters that are near and dear to our heart. Blogger Kelly Green, aka SeaWorld Mommy, is one of those valued supporters. A friend to the Village for years, Kelly helped organize last year’s inaugural Blogger Bash and is a co-chair of this year’s event scheduled for August 30. Below…
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International Angels

August 6, 2014
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“The world is hugged by the faithful arms of volunteers.” – Terri Guillemets Give Kids The World Village has welcomed wish families from over 75 countries including Australia, Canada, Israel, Spain and the United Kingdom. However, wish families aren’t the only international travelers we have welcomed because our volunteer Angels also travel across the globe…
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Mickey Maniacs Make Magic

July 14, 2014
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Located deep in the bayou of Louisiana is a community of 7,500 people who call the town of Larose home.  This small, but mighty, community is home to the Mickey Maniacs, a very special group of students from Larose Cut-Off  Middle School, their parents and other community members.   The Mickey Maniacs have dedicated countless…
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Astellas All-Stars

June 16, 2014
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Though the weather was not cooperating, it would not hold back this all-star group of volunteers. On June 11, Give Kids The World welcomed one of the largest single volunteer groups in our history. More than 1,400 employees from Astellas Pharma US, INC. traded in their iPhones and business suits for rakes and safety gloves…
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