The Volunteer Experience

An Angel Reaches His Goal

November 25, 2013
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It is always amazing to hear how our volunteer Angels find their way to the Village. For Steve Oehler, it was just another day at his job at Universal Orlando Resort when a special button a child was wearing caught his attention. “I met a wish child while I was working at Universal and he…
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Magical Moment: Salute to the Veteran Angels

November 15, 2013
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This past Tuesday, Volunteer Services hosted an Angels Veteran’s Day Salute to honor all our volunteer Angels who served in the military. There was food, fun and fellowship as we recognized the veterans who give their time here at the Village to make the experience magical for our wish families. Thank you to all our…
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Students Spend Fall Break Giving Back

November 6, 2013
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Most teenagers look forward to their fall break as a time to relax and not having to think about doing school work. But for the past four years, the students at Madison Academy have looked forward to coming to Give Kids The World to spend their vacation volunteering. Madison Academy is a Christian-based private school…
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An Angel’s 20th Anniversary

October 23, 2013
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There was a celebration this month at Give Kids The World for an Angel who has been around almost as long as the Village itself. Gloria Grasley celebrated her 20 year anniversary as a volunteer, and the staff made sure she knew how much they appreciated her hard work by throwing a party in her…
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A Surprise Greeting From a Familiar Angel

September 30, 2013
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Being an Angel at Give Kids The World is a magical experience where volunteers provide endless amounts of joy to wish families. Occasionally, the experience is even more rewarding when the wish child is someone the Angel knows. Cindy Dicicco has welcomed wish families at the airport for two years, and always found it to…
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