Tag: Give Kids the World

Give Kids The World Celebrates Milestone in Volunteering

Give Kids The World Celebrates Milestone in Volunteering

| April 17, 2012 | Reply

On Wednesday, April 18, Give Kids The World (GKTW), a Central Florida nonprofit “storybook” resort for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families, reaches a milestone achievement.  They will celebrate reaching 2 million volunteer hours.  That’s over 50,000 volunteers – “Angels” in GKTW speak – working 1,400 shifts in the Village each week.  I’m proud [...]

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Photowalk for Give Kids The World Muddy Buddy Chicks

Photowalk for Give Kids The World Muddy Buddy Chicks

| November 29, 2011 | 1 Reply

After the podcast taping on December 11, 2011, several DISers are going to meet at the Dolphin Lobby Christmas Tree to do a “photowalk.”

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Give Kids The World Gingerbread Run Coming November 5, 2011

Give Kids The World Gingerbread Run Coming November 5, 2011

| September 13, 2011 | 1 Reply

If you’re in the Orlando area at the beginning of November, you have a rare chance to tour Give Kids The World Village without being a volunteer or guest.  On November 5, GKTW will stage their first 5K Gingerbread Run to raise money to provide children with life-threatening illnesses a weeklong, cost-free vacation to Central Florida.  [...]

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The Power of 10 Helps Make Catherine’s Disney Wish Come True

The Power of 10 Helps Make Catherine’s Disney Wish Come True

| September 9, 2011 | 1 Reply

I recently received a message from one of our DIS Unplugged readers and listeners.  Chris Cash sent along a link to an article he wrote on InspirationalArchive.com about how his daughter, Catherine, was accepted for a Make-a-Wish trip to Walt Disney World.  He went on to explain that Catherine’s wish would not have happened were it [...]

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DIS Unplugged Podcast – September 7th, 2011

DIS Unplugged Podcast – September 7th, 2011

| September 7, 2011 | Reply

With the entire team traveling, Pete recorded a solo show. In this episode, he answers some listener questions from Facebook. Later this week, the Disneyland team will also have a new show. The DIS Unplugged podcast is a weekly roundtable discussion that discuss all aspects of planning a Disney vacation. The show is an unbiased [...]

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Reality Television Stars Raise $10,000 for Give Kids The World

Reality Television Stars Raise $10,000 for Give Kids The World

| August 13, 2011 | 1 Reply

Recently, more than 75 stars of reality television shows such as “Survivor”, “Amazing Race”, “The Bachelor”, “Big Brother”, and more, turned out at Give Kids The World Village to participate in the Hearts of Reality event.  This was a 3-day “Survivor Weekend” that raised over $10,000 for GKTW Village.  Russell Hantz of CBS’ “Survivor” is a [...]

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Video: Give Kids The World Promotes Ice Cream for Breakfast

Video: Give Kids The World Promotes Ice Cream for Breakfast

| July 31, 2011 | Reply

At Give Kids The World Village, children with life-threatening illnesses enjoy a week of indulgences that could include unlimited visits to an on site ice cream parlor anytime of day.  As July is also National Ice Cream Month, GKTW started a national fundraising campaign called Ice Cream for Breakfast to raise awareness and funds for the Village by encouraging people [...]

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