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You’re Invited: Let us bring the Village to you!

The Village reaches far beyond our gates, and we’re taking the magic virtual. You’re invited to the first-ever virtual Winter Wonderland party! Throw on your favorite Christmas jammies and join Jingle Justin as he hosts the party on Facebook Live at 7p.m. tomorrow, Thursday, March 26. (click for more)



Wish Kid Alyssa’s Message of Hope

At the beginning of 2001, we were a happy, go-lucky family but by July of that same year our lives as we knew them came to a halt. At three-years-old I was diagnosed with stage three Wilms’ Tumor that had metastasized to other lymph nodes in surrounding areas. I underwent intensive chemotherapy and radiation treatments. These treatments debilitated me from being able to walk, eat and be a normal kid. All hope was taken away from my family the day I entered the hospital’s hospice program. The doctors told my family that I had a few months left to live, and I was eligible for a “wish” from my local wish granting organization. This was a scary month for both my family and the country, as it was during the same time as 9/11. Little did I know how my cancer and this trip would change the course of my life. (click for more)



Happy Founder’s Day: 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Henri Landwirth

Today we celebrate Founder’s Day at Give Kids The World. Thanks in large part to the vision of our founder Henri Landwirth more than 175,000 families have felt the transformative power of the Village experience. In addition to starting Give Kids The World, Henri lived a remarkable life. Here are some things you may not have known about him. (click for more)



From Israel to Central Florida for a Wish

Translated from Hebrew, “Simcha Layeladim” means “happiness and joy for the children” and that’s exactly what this wish granting organization from Israel gives to children and families facing critical illness. Since 2010 362 Israeli wish families have flown (over 6,000 miles) to Orlando to visit the Village as a group, ready to enjoy the magic of Give Kids The World and Central Florida’s theme parks. (click for more)



Racing to Support Give Kids The World

This weekend 300 individuals will run on behalf of Give Kids The World Village at the Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend. However, the opportunity to support Give Kids The World Village lasts all year! When you run on behalf of the Village you help support children and families battling critical illness from all over the world. (click for more)




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