community support

Thank You, Mears Transportation

August 27, 2014
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“The only word to describe Mears is perfect!” – former wish child, Jayden’s family.  What started out as a simple handshake between Paul Mears, Jr., president of Mears Transportation, and Henri Landwirth, founder of Give Kids The World, has blossomed into an incredible relationship. As a founding partner, Mears Transportation has consistently demonstrated excellent customer…
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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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Magical Moment: Thanking Those Who Protect and Serve

August 15, 2014
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The National Police Relief Association “protects those who protect us,” as they provide support for the law enforcement community. Frank John, the national vice president of the association, and his wife Antoinette, recently visited the Village to deliver another generous donation. We thank the National Police Relief Association for their tireless commitment to making life…
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Somewhere Over The Rainbow

August 11, 2014
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                            Give Kids The World fulfills the wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses and their families from around the world every day of the year. To serve these precious wish children, we partner with over 250 wish granting organizations (WGOs) worldwide. The…
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Ice Cream For Breakfast Sweeping the Nation

July 30, 2014
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 “Ice Cream For Breakfast was the highlight of our wish trip. We enjoyed ice cream for breakfast several times. The Ice Cream Palace is just so neat!” – wish child Treyton’s family.  The Ice Cream Palace is always filled with laughter, smiles and, of course, delicious ice cream creations. It’s no surprise that a place…
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