A Gift from the Heart

August 25, 2014
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As volunteers, donors, wish families and even employees of GKTW can attest, the Village inspires people in a number of ways.  For one family, inspiration led them to move to Florida from Canada to be closer to GKTW. The story begins with wish child Noah and the Loewen family’s life-changing visit to GKTW in March…
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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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A Party filled with Candy and Joy

August 19, 2014
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Every night of the week at the Village, there is a different themed activity for our wish families. Our Entertainment department does an amazing job making sure everyone is involved and having a great time. Shelly, an Entertainment Coordinator, shares her rewarding experience hosting Mayor Clayton’s Hare-Raising Halloween Extravaganza every Monday night at the Village.…
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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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