The Volunteer Experience

Universal’s Volunteer Vacations

May 13, 2013
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Universal Orlando Resort has unveiled a one-of-a-kind vacation package allowing guests to spend cherished family time in its theme parks and then to create unforgettable memories for children at Give Kids The World Village. With this vacation offer, guests will spend two days enjoying unparalleled thrills at the Universal Orlando theme parks and one day…
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The Mickey Maniacs’ Triumphant Return

May 1, 2013
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Larose, LA may be over 700 miles away from Give Kids The World Village, but as frequently as the Mickey Maniacs visit the Village, you would think they lived across the street.  Michelle Plaisance, a dedicated Middle School teacher, first heard about the Village during a trip to Epcot over 14 years ago. Since then,…
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From Angel to Wish Father

April 29, 2013
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The dreams and inspiring possibilities at Give Kids the World are endless. Special connections to the Village always remain for those who have been involved with the Village in a unique way. Whether it’s acting as a volunteer Angel, or watching your family have the time of their lives on a wish trip – the…
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Happy National Volunteer Week

April 26, 2013
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A year ago, we celebrated 2 million hours of volunteer service. Now, we are celebrating 2.3 million! Wishing all of our amazing Angels around the world a Happy National Volunteer Week and extending a heartfelt thank you for their service!
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There Really is No Better Place to be a Volunteer

April 24, 2013
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Professor Dave Parfitt led 13 students from SUNY at Geneseo for an alternative spring break at the Village. These Amazing Angels brought smiles to our special guests from sun up to sun down! The following is a collection of student reflections and a summary of how this trip was planned. Give Kids The World: “Where…
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