Celebrating a Classic

July 9, 2014
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In honor of Ford Mustang’s 50th Anniversary, the town of Smithfield, Virginia recently hosted their annual Mustang Round-Up to benefit Give Kids The World.  From the early classic models to modern speed racers, over 200 Mustangs were present with their engines on full display. As one of the biggest Ford Car Shows in the mid-Atlantic…
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26th Give Kids The World Black and White Gala

May 12, 2014
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It was a photo finish for the 2014 Give Kids The World Black & White Gala on May 3. With the perfectly fitting Kentucky Derby themed “Run for the Roses” celebration at the Hyatt Regency Orlando, they rolled out the red carpet, decorating the ballroom in colorful jockey silks and oversized hats. Dapper Derby musicians,…
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Fundraiser Shows Incredible Dedication

April 30, 2014
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When Dawn Bailey signed up to run for Give Kids The World in the Walt Disney World Marathon, she was excited to honor the place that she had visited with her extended family. Her husband’s nephew was a wish child at the Village, and the entire family decided to travel to Central Florida to take…
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Angels Inspire Their Family to Give Back

March 5, 2014
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Janine and John Russell are not only recognizable faces at the Village, but their voices are quite distinct as well. Originally from England, Janine and John have been volunteering at GKTW since 2010. As official Angel Ambassadors, their love and knowledge of our mission is evident any time you speak with them. Combined, they’ve logged…
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GumboPalooza Cooks Up Donations

January 6, 2014
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Often when families come to Give Kids The World, it’s a rare chance for them to spend quality time together, free from worrying about hospitals and doctor visits. So when Steve Chapman, host of Fishing Florida Radio, received a request to help out the fishing program at the Village, he jumped at the chance. “I…
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