Tag: Power of 10

Tips for Planning a GKTW Event Told through Song Lyrics

Tips for Planning a GKTW Event Told through Song Lyrics

| September 16, 2012 | 1 Reply

Written by Tara Worthley DiBona Eight Tips for planning a DIS meet as told through Disney Lyrics: As I and the Divas began to plan our New England Event I had a lot of questions: who to call, what we needed and who could I ask for help. Did I need to call Give Kids [...]

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Fundraising for Give Kids the World

Fundraising for Give Kids the World

| September 11, 2012 | 2 Replies

In 2010, the DIS Unplugged Podcast put forth a challenge to its listeners and their communities. The premise was simple: help us raise a million dollars for Give Kids the World (GKTW). Wait a second…a MILLION dollars? That’s simple?! Yes, you heard it right! Pete Werner, host of the DIS Unplugged, proposed this scenario: find [...]

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Give Kids the World Village – An Overview

Give Kids the World Village – An Overview

| September 5, 2012 | Reply

Back in 2009, I was blessed with the opportunity to volunteer at a very special resort called Give Kids the World Village (GKTW). The Village could only be described as a place of wonder and whimsy, from its giant mushroom carousel to the cozy villas that many families call “home” for a week in paradise. [...]

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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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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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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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Interview with Jodi Benson: Voice of Ariel, Barbie, and now, Legend

Interview with Jodi Benson: Voice of Ariel, Barbie, and now, Legend

| July 12, 2011 | 5 Replies

Recently, the Disneyland Resort in California opened 3 new attractions, including the highly anticipated The Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Undersea Adventure at Disney California Adventure.  Disneyland Correspondent Wayne Toigo described this ride as “one of the most delightful attractions to come to the park”, and well worth the wait.  Continue after the break for the DIS [...]

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