Universal Orlando Resort

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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An Angel Reaches His Goal

November 25, 2013
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It is always amazing to hear how our volunteer Angels find their way to the Village. For Steve Oehler, it was just another day at his job at Universal Orlando Resort when a special button a child was wearing caught his attention. “I met a wish child while I was working at Universal and he…
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Taking a Bite out of GKTW’s Fishing Hut

September 4, 2013
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After providing millions of thrill-seekers with entertainment for more than 21 years, Universal Orlando Resort closed its much-beloved “Jaws” ride. But that was only the beginning of a new story. Universal shared the adventure with Give Kids The World by donating props to the Village fishing program. Located in the Park of Dreams, the Fishing…
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Magical Moment: The Perfect Pitch

May 31, 2013
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Alumni wish child, Timothy, took the mound at a Marlin’s baseball game for a very special ceremonial first pitch. Timothy was joined by two larger than life Transformers from Universal Orlando Resort. Way to go, Timothy! If you are having trouble viewing the video below, click here to watch the video on the Major League…
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Universal’s Volunteer Vacations

May 13, 2013
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Universal Orlando Resort has unveiled a one-of-a-kind vacation package allowing guests to spend cherished family time in its theme parks and then to create unforgettable memories for children at Give Kids The World Village. With this vacation offer, guests will spend two days enjoying unparalleled thrills at the Universal Orlando theme parks and one day…
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