Give Kids The World target of Extreme Village Makeover

Posted Friday, January 24, 2014 9:26 AM | Contributed by Jeff

A Florida resort that’s helped more than 127,000 families with children with life-threatening illness has a new look, and it was revealed this morning on “Good Morning America.” When the resort found itself in need of help, “GMA” turned to “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” host Ty Pennington and his team. Pennington, his team and the Walt Disney World construction team targeted the Memory Makers Building — the resort’s volunteer center — for a facelift. Wyndham Vacation Ownership company renovated most of the resort’s 146 villas. West Elm donated furniture and accessories, and GAF provided roofing.

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Friday, January 24, 2014 9:29 AM
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I wish they wouldn't say "terminally ill," because that implies certain death. "Life threatening illness" makes more sense and doesn't sound as awful. That, and I think Alyssa's story very much shows what can happen, often unexpectedly.

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Friday, January 24, 2014 11:41 AM
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Here's the video with the volunteer center reveal. Be sure to click through to the second segment as well.

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