Give Kids The World Challenge for Hope

Where Happiness Inspires Hope

Give Kids The World Challenge for Hope

Formerly known as the Gingerbread Run, GKTW’s signature event returns for its 9th year with a new name! Challenge for Hope will celebrate the happiness that has inspired hope for thousands of children and families at Give Kids The World. Take on the challenge and walk, run, roll or stroll through a 5K that highlights the magic and experiences families enjoy at the Village. Become a fundraising hero and get started!



DATE:
Saturday, November 11, 2017

LOCATION:
Give Kids The World Village
210 South Bass Road
Kissimmee, FL 34746

RUN TIME:
7:30 a.m.

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Give Kids The World Village

Give Kids The World Village is an 84-acre, nonprofit “storybook” resort in Central Florida. Children with life-threatening illnesses and their families are treated to weeklong, cost-free vacations, complete with accommodations, donated attraction tickets, meals and more. Since 1986, Give Kids The World Village has welcomed more than 154,000 families. For more information, visit givekidstheworld.org.

 

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IS YOUR FAMILY UP FOR THE CHALLENGE?

Between today and October 19, every $25 you raise earns you a chance to win $400 in Disney gift cards! Each $25 increment increases your chances of winning. But hurry — offer ends on October 19.

Give Kids The World Village will give one randomly selected winner four, $100 Disney gift cards. Expiration dates, additional terms and conditions may apply. Official contest rules can be found here. No purchase required. The drawing will be held at 10 a.m. on October 30, 2017 at Give Kids The World Village, 210 South Bass Road Kissimmee, FL 34746.

Fundraising Awards

Top Individual Fundraiser

The individual who raises the most money by Wednesday, November 8 at 12 p.m. EST will win access to the VIP area and will receive a top fundraising trophy presented at the race.

Top Fundraising Teams

The four teams that raise the most money by Wednesday, November 8 at 12 p.m. EST will receive trophies, presented to them at the Challenge for Hope.

Top Team VIP Area

The top four teams that raise the most money by Wednesday, November 8 at 12 p.m. EST will each win their own VIP area which includes special goodies, beverages and massages.

Top Junior Fundraiser

The top two Challengers between the ages of 3 and 12 who raise the most money by Wednesday, November 8 at 12 p.m. EST will earn tickets for a special prize.

Top Corporate Team

The top two teams who raise the most money by Wednesday, November 8 at 12 p.m. EST will earn tickets for the indoor VIP area.

Top Fundraising High School Group and College Group

Have a school class, club, group or team that would like to take on the challenge? Then take the Challenge for Hope as a group! More information to come.

Top Fundraisers

TOP INDIVIDUAL FUNDRAISERS

TOP TEAMS
  1. Elite Fundraiser Karen Skilling - $5,225.00
  2. Elite Fundraiser Audra Accola - $2,855.00
  3. Elite Fundraiser Marie Lemmon - $2,605.33
  4. Preserve the memorable, joyful, moments of a family's special wish trip Kristina Berkeley - $1,885.00
  5. Training for volunteers who serve our special families Joseph Alvarez - $1,463.00
  6. Training for volunteers who serve our special families Liam Denneen - $1,355.00
  7. Training for volunteers who serve our special families JuneMarie Lemmon - $1,121.00
  8. Training for volunteers who serve our special families Marion Rozum - $1,060.00
  9. Training for volunteers who serve our special families Rachel Denneen - $1,035.00
  10. Training for volunteers who serve our special families Darcy Denneen - $1,035.00





TOP FUNDRAISING
TEAMS

TOP TEAMS
  1. Alaska's Angels - $5,720.00
  2. High Fives - $5,707.33
  3. Team Denneen - $4,750.00
  4. Team Pineapple - $3,120.00
  5. Off Like A Herd of Turtles - $2,210.00
  6. Team Georgina - $2,100.00
  7. Mears - $2,004.00
  8. Boston Market 2017 - $1,463.00
  9. Emma Smith's Mitzvah Project - $1,334.00
  10. Aidan's Road Warriors - $1,180.00

TOP JUNIOR FUNDRAISER

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TOP CORPORATE TEAM

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TOP FUNDRAISING HIGH SCHOOL & COLLEGE GROUP

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Incentives

Raise $50 and earn a Twinkle Star like the stars filling the Village’s Castle of Miracles.

Raise $100 and get a Challenge for Hope t-shirt to show everyone you support the Village.

At $500, you’ll get a beautiful, framed piece of art created by one of our wish kids!

Raise $1,000 and choose an ALEX AND ANI bracelet inspired by Give Kids The World.

At $2,500, you’ll get a personalized paver on the Avenue of Angels a permanent symbol of your commitment to making children’s wishes come true!