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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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Magical Moment: Bella’s “EEE-mazing” Wish Trip

July 11, 2014
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Wish child Bella’s precious thank you note warmed our hearts so much we wanted to share it with you.  We are so lucky to have been part of this special family’s wish trip. Dear GKTW, Where does someone start to express how thankful they are? Everyone at the Village gave us the most amazing week.…
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Our Happy Place

June 23, 2014
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Everyone at Give Kids The World, from our staff to our wonderful volunteers, does our best to describe the Village to others and explain the true power of a wish. Yet, no one can paint a better picture than our wish families. This guest blog comes from Kari, mother of wish child Scarlett, who visited…
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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: Cookie Cart

June 6, 2014
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Look out – the cookie cart is coming! At the Village, sweet treats are anything but hard to come by. Upon arrival, all our wish families are advised to keep an eye out for our famed cookie cart, fully stocked with deliciously baked cookies and fresh lemonade. The only thing better is ice cream for breakfast,…
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