Health : Patient and Family Support

Give Kids The World Village

Where Happiness Inspires Hope

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four stars

97.62

210 South Bass Road Kissimmee, FL 34746
tel: (800) 995-5437   Web Site
EIN: 59-2654440

Board Leadership
Jeff Vahle
Chairman

CEO
Pamela Landwirth
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.62 four stars
  Financial 96.64 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Give Kids The World Village exists exclusively to fulfill the wishes of all critically ill children -- and their families -- who want to experience a cost-free, dream vacation in the theme park capital of the world -- Orlando, Florida.

Working with wish-granting organizations from around the world, the Village hosts almost 8,000 critically ill children and their families each year at its 84-acre, nonprofit resort in Central Florida.

Thanks to the generosity of individual and corporate donors, the Village provides accommodations, meals, transportation, daily entertainment, and free access to Orlando's world-famous theme parks and other attractions. Since its founding in 1986, Give Kids The World has hosted more than 165,000 children and families from all 50 states and more than 75 countries.

Give Kids The World Village exists exclusively to fulfill the wishes of all critically ill children -- and their families -- who want to experience a cost-free, dream vacation in the theme park capital of the world -- Orlando, Florida.

Working with wish-granting organizations from around the world, the Village hosts almost 8,000 critically ill children and their families each year at its 84-acre, nonprofit resort in Central Florida.

Thanks to the generosity of individual and corporate donors, the Village provides accommodations, meals, transportation, daily entertainment, and free access to Orlando's world-famous theme parks and other attractions. Since its founding in 1986, Give Kids The World has hosted more than 165,000 children and families from all 50 states and more than 75 countries.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of Families that We Serve Each Year
7,848
Overall Guest Satisfaction Rating
99
Total number of volunteer hours contributed to the organization
312,762
Question from our guest survery: I would encourage others to participate in a wish at the Village if they have the opportunity
100
This impact information is current as of March 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

96.64

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
92.4%
  Administrative Expenses 1.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.12
  Program Expenses Growth 6.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Give Kids The World Village on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Give Kids The World Village on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $45,063,591
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $460,264
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $45,523,855
   Program Service Revenue $8,317,064
Total Primary Revenue $53,840,919
   Other Revenue $4,633,928
TOTAL REVENUE $58,474,847
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $52,329,224
   Administrative Expenses $958,842
   Fundraising Expenses $3,226,590
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $56,514,656
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,960,191
   
Net Assets $109,837,733

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$342,391 0.60% Pamela Landwirth President

Mission

Give Kids The World Village exists exclusively to fulfill the wishes of all critically ill children -- and their families -- who want to experience a cost-free, dream vacation in the theme park capital of the world -- Orlando, Florida.

Working with wish-granting organizations from around the world, the Village hosts almost 8,000 critically ill children and their families each year at its 84-acre, nonprofit resort in Central Florida.

Thanks to the generosity of individual and corporate donors, the Village provides accommodations, meals, transportation, daily entertainment, and free access to Orlando's world-famous theme parks and other attractions. Since its founding in 1986, Give Kids The World has hosted more than 165,000 children and families from all 50 states and more than 75 countries.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Give Kids The World Village (FL) 97.62 four stars
Make-A-Wish Arizona (AZ) 86.43 three stars
Dream Foundation (CA) 88.76 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Connecticut (CT) 87.75 three stars
Children's Dream Fund (FL) 88.58 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Give Kids The World Village
210 South Bass Road
Kissimmee, FL 34746
tel: (800) 995-5437
fax: (407) 396-1207
EIN: 59-2654440

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Board Leadership

Jeff Vahle
Chairman

CEO

Pamela Landwirth
President & CEO