volunteering

A Party filled with Candy and Joy

August 19, 2014
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Every night of the week at the Village, there is a different themed activity for our wish families. Our Entertainment department does an amazing job making sure everyone is involved and having a great time. Shelly, an Entertainment Coordinator, shares her rewarding experience hosting Mayor Clayton’s Hare-Raising Halloween Extravaganza every Monday night at the Village.…
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GKTW’s Awareness Angels

August 13, 2014
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Give Kids The World has many friends and supporters that are near and dear to our heart. Blogger Kelly Green, aka SeaWorld Mommy, is one of those valued supporters. A friend to the Village for years, Kelly helped organize last year’s inaugural Blogger Bash and is a co-chair of this year’s event scheduled for August 30. Below…
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Astellas All-Stars

June 16, 2014
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Though the weather was not cooperating, it would not hold back this all-star group of volunteers. On June 11, Give Kids The World welcomed one of the largest single volunteer groups in our history. More than 1,400 employees from Astellas Pharma US, INC. traded in their iPhones and business suits for rakes and safety gloves…
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Honoring our Veteran Angels

May 26, 2014
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In recognition of Memorial Day, we would like to celebrate all those who served and are serving in the military, especially our volunteer Angels. We had the chance to catch up with one of our Angels, Dick, a World War II veteran, who has volunteered with GKTW for the past two years.  If you have…
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An Unthinkable Canvas

May 14, 2014
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The world is but a canvas to our imagination. – Henry David Thoreau  Over the past year, Give Kids The World has gone through some “extreme” changes. To put the finishing touches on the Extreme Village Makeover, we reached out to our friends at Themed Entertainment Association (TEA.) TEA NextGen is an international non-profit that…
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