winter wonderland

Magical Moment: Ambassadors in Action

May 9, 2014
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Give Kids The World depends on our volunteers, known as Angels, to fulfill hundreds of volunteer shifts every day. Yesterday, we welcomed two very special Angels, the Walt Disney World Ambassadors Rich Tamayo and Tye Arnold.  The WDW Ambassadors and 30 Disney VoluntEARS came out to transform the Village into our weekly Winter Wonderland as…
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Magical Moment: A Snowy Proposal

January 3, 2014
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The Village was the site of a magical surprise engagement last week. During daughter Miracle’s wish trip, Reggie decided to surprise his girlfriend Kelada by asking her to marry him. Since Kelada had never seen snow before, he chose to pop the question during our Winter Wonderland festivities. Mayor Clayton helped present the ring, and…
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Magical Moment: Santa Suprises

November 8, 2013
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Santa brings lots of magic and fun to the Village during Winter Wonderland.  He also has a few tricks up his sleeve that always surprises the kids!
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Edelman Orlando Celebrates Christmas in August at The Village

September 17, 2012
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Lara Blosser, Senior Account Executive at Edelman Orlando, shares her insight into corporate giving and the volunteer experience. The holiday season may only come once a year for most of us, but for the families visiting Give Kids The World, Christmas comes every Thursday. Recently, our Edelman Orlando team joined in on the weekly celebration…
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Sunshine and Snowflakes: Christmas in July

July 30, 2012
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“Christmas in July — can’t beat it,” declared one delighted wish father as his kids jumped in line to sit on Santa’s lap. At Give Kids The World Village, Christmas isn’t just in December; it’s all year round! Every Thursday night, the Village is transformed into a magical Winter Wonderland.  Complete with artificial snow, a…
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