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Giving, Serving, and Sharing: Village Supporter Randy’s Story

In 2013, a little girl named Allie came to Give Kids The World Village and with her, her uncle Randy Griswold. Although he had lived in Central Florida for 15 years, Give Kids The World was new to him. But, as he saw the Village firsthand and watched Allie’s face light up throughout the week, (click for more)



Wish Kid Makenzie Pays it Forward

When most families plan their visit to Give Kids The World Village, they excitedly schedule their weeklong agenda and try their best to pack for Florida’s weather. But for one family, vacation prep involved a bit more. Fifteen-year-old wish kid Makenzie and her family didn’t just want to visit the Village, they wanted to do (click for more)



Guardian of the Galaxy Dave Bautista: Big Star, Bigger Heart

On Thursday night, the children and families at Give Kids The World Village enjoyed a surprise visit from former WWE wrestler and “Guardians of the Galaxy” star Dave Bautista. Bautista, who plays “Drax,” took pictures, talked with the children and families, and passed out toys – including Drax action figures from Marvel’s newest film “Avengers: (click for more)