What in the world are we thinking dropping 32 Stories to help raise some money? Well, every week there are at least 104 stories from the 104 families who have the opportunity to spend the week at Give Kids the World Village, a week they get to forget about all the problems that come along with the childhood illnesses affecting their family every day.
Once at Give Kids the World Village, families get to leave all of their worries at the gate and focus on what many say is their only, and all say is their best family vacation ever. Everything from transportation, to park entry, to meals, treats and special events every evening are taken care of and it is because of the generosity of people just like you. The village is able to run at low costs due to corporate donations/assistance, and the over 2,000 volunteer hours per week, but there are still costs associated with enhancing the lives of so many.
The village has unique, handicapped accessible amusement park rides, allowing children of all abilities to take a ride like every other kid. Each family stays in their own villa and breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served daily, including ice cream at every meal including breakfast!
Please take a look at the village’s website, www.gktw.org and see the amazing things going on there.
And please, follow the link on this page to make a donation on behalf of our team, The Descendants, as we descend over 400 feet to raise over $4,500.00 for Give Kids the World Village. Our team consists of Katy and Bill as well as Greta Michels, who we are hosting for a year from Germany while she volunteers 40 hours per week at the village.