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There is always something exciting taking place at Give Kids The World and this is the place to be to keep track of all of the activity. Please check out the latest stories below and use the archive links to view older stories.

Getting “Fired Up For GKTW” Village

Those who know the Loewen family have heard about the amazing tale that took them on a journey from Winnipeg, Canada to Kissimmee, Florida. These familiar faces work as volunteers, ambassadors and even CPR instructors! What you may not know is that Brad Loewen and his business colleagues are embarking upon an ambitious campaign in 2015, much of it to benefit Give Kids The World Village.

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Central Moving & Storage Deliver Sweet Snacks to Give Kids The World Village

It was such a sweet Tuesday in the Village on May 26, 2015, when three truckloads of candy and snacks arrived in semi-trailers supplied by Central Moving & Storage. The goodies were donated by the members of the National Confectioners Association after they completed their “Sweets & Snacks Expo” in Chicago, an annual event held at the city’s McCormick Place.

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Papa John Delivers Pizza and Hosts Party at Give Kids The World Village

Papa John himself visited Give Kids The World Village to treat wish children and their families to a day of fun, smiles and, of course, delicious Papa John’s Pizza. 

In town to host a convention of his corporate and franchise executives, Papa John personally delivered pizzas to several wish families in his signature 1972 Camaro Z-28 before hosting a pizza party at the Village’s Park of Dreams pool.

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Give Kids The World Village’s Black & White Gala Highlights Orlando Social Calendar

Give Kids The World Village’s (GKTW) annual Black & White Gala will feature gourmet food, world-class entertainment and best of all, the chance for attendees to help children with life-threatening illnesses.

Scheduled for Saturday, May 9 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando, the event has become one of Central Florida’s most popular social events on the calendar, directly helping make more than 7,400 wishes come true every year.

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Towne Hall Nearing Completion at Give Kids The World Village

The construction of a 53,000 square foot building set adjacent to a Gingerbread House, an Enchanted Carousel and a Castle of Miracles is nearly complete at Give Kids The World Village. The new "Towne Hall" will house evening entertainment events, a food court, meeting facilities, a gathering hall and staff offices.

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Give Kids The World Village Celebrates Founder's Day in Honor of Founder

Give Kids The World Village celebrated its birth and that of its founder, Henri Landwirth, on March 7 in a beautiful ceremony at the 70-acre property with staff, volunteers and guests in attendance.

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