The Volunteer Experience

Yehaa Bob Takes The Stage For GKTW

November 28, 2012
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Dave Parfitt, Founder of Adventures by Daddy, shares his insight into individual giving and the volunteer experience. Last month a little Disney magic, and some Give Kids The World magic, came to upstate New York.  It all started when performer, Yehaa Bob Jackson, blew a bugle. The audience jumped up and pounded their chests like…
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IAAPA Ambassadors Deck the Halls

November 26, 2012
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As we begin to deck the Avenue of Angels for the holiday season, every helping hand adds a little more sparkle to the village.  Lucky for us, IAAPA Ambassadors joined us for a day of décor! IAAPA Ambassadors are students and recent graduates, with outstanding customer service skills, who are handpicked to be interns at…
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GKTW Holiday Cards: The Best Way to Send a Smile

November 14, 2012
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Here at Give Kids The World, there is a lot we can say about a child’s experience.  But, hearing it conveyed from the child’s point of view is far more meaningful. That is why this year’s holiday cards not only feature children’s artwork, but messages from the children themselves.  These messages solidify our purpose and…
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Thankful Thursday

November 8, 2012
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 We often hear from families like this one telling us how much they enjoyed their stay at Give Kids The World.  
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Sorority Sisters Run Gingerbread Run Together

November 7, 2012
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It’s not easy to get a bunch of college kids up and motivated at 5:30 in the morning on the day of UCF’s Homecoming football game, but I knew that my Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority sisters Kayla Russin and Amy Dimeglio’s lack of sleep would easily be forgotten the moment they entered the Village for…
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