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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Mickey Maniacs Make Magic

July 14, 2014
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Located deep in the bayou of Louisiana is a community of 7,500 people who call the town of Larose home.  This small, but mighty, community is home to the Mickey Maniacs, a very special group of students from Larose Cut-Off  Middle School, their parents and other community members.   The Mickey Maniacs have dedicated countless…
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Mowing for Memories

June 18, 2014
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Sitting in the waiting room, a familiar place he has been before, Jonah watches as children just like him go through the same motions – doctor appointments, blood work, scans and more. Yet something stuck out in Jonah’s mind. Though all these children are on similar paths there is something different about his journey. Jonah…
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Magical Moment: Every Princess Deserves Her Day

June 13, 2014
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“We loved the Pirate and Princesses Party! Our daughter was so excited that one of her dreams came true. She wished upon a star to become a princess.” You can ensure she gets her special day. The sight of the daring swordsmen and the beautiful princesses at Give Kids The World is especially cherished as…
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