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A Wish Mom’s Letter: Finding “Home” and Acceptance

Our stay at Give Kids The World was meaningful for so many reasons, but our favorite moment was getting to visit the Castle of Miracles and see Jack’s star among the thousands of others on the walls and ceilings there. Jack’s condition can be life-threatening, and I don’t like to think about that. However, when I stood in the castle and thought about all of those wish kids, some of whom are no longer with us, and some whom are now healthy and thriving, I felt honored and so touched to see Jack there and become part of that legacy. I hope he will understand that one day. (click for more)



Finding Friendship: Wish Kid Abby’s Journey

Two years ago, my daughter Abby was a normal 13-year-old. One who loved to ride her bike, play ping pong, draw and sing. Now instead of doing the things she loved doing, she battles Dysautonomia, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome and Mast Cell Activation Syndrome. Abby handles it with grace and strength every day, but the hardest (click for more)



A Letter to the Village: Kaitlyn’s Wish Come True

As hard as it is to believe, we have already been home from Kaitlyn’s wish trip for two months now. Yet the memories we made while at the amazing place that is Give Kids The World Village are still so fresh in our minds.  We can never thank you all enough for the kindness, love, (click for more)



Meet Kelly: The Name Behind our New Sunny Swing

Throughout Give Kids The World Village, you’ll find venues, streets, and exciting attractions named after wish kids who have visited. And, our newest ride is no different! On Valentine’s Day, we unveiled Kelly’s Sunny Swing, our new nine-person swing. The wheelchair-accessible ride is named after a child who visited in September 1993. At Give Kids (click for more)




   

 

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