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The History Behind Henri’s Starlite Scoops

Cocoa Beach, Florida. The 1960s. Space exploration was in full swing and the town was booming. While America hurried to send humans into space, astronauts, engineers and renowned news anchors filled the area. And, right in the middle of it all was Give Kids The World Founder, Henri Landwirth. Henri managed the 100-room Starlite Motel (click for more)



The Castle of Miracles: Celebrating 25 Years of Stars, Magic, and Dreams

Today we’re celebrating the anniversary of one of the most iconic and beloved venues at Give Kids The World Village: The Castle of Miracles! For 25 years, the Castle has been a place filled with enchantment and memories. It’s the place where wish kids’ stars shine bright, dream pillows come from a squirrel in a (click for more)



Give Kids The World Honors Flag Day

On June 14, 1777, the United States officially adopted the stars and stripes. Today, our red, white, and blue flag represents so much for our country, so we celebrate June 14 as Flag Day! At Give Kids The World, there are a few flags that we hold particularly close on this special day. Like the (click for more)



Celebrating the Life of GKTW Founder Henri Landwirth

Henri Landwirth, the visionary founder of Give Kids The World Village, passed away on April 16, at the age of 91. Henri was a Holocaust survivor, a U.S. Army veteran, a successful hotelier, a father, and philanthropist. Last Saturday, we reflected on his remarkable legacy at a “Celebration of Life.” Held at the Village, the (click for more)




   

 

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