10 Things you didn't know about Kidd's Kids

 

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Kidd’s Kids was started in 1991 after my parents were told that I was going to be born disabled when I was in the womb. When I was born healthy, my parents wanted to give back, and that’s how Kidd’s Kids began.

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We started off taking 2-3 families with disabled or chronically/terminally ill kids in a van to Sea World San Antonio.

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The first trip we took to Disney World was in 1994.

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We now take 50-60 children and their families on an all-expenses-paid trips to Disney World in Orlando, Florida every year in November.

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We take children ages 5-12 years old and their entire immediate family including siblings up to age 18.

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Southwest Airlines takes care of all airfare for our families and volunteers, including our own chartered plane from Dallas to Orlando.

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Our biggest fundraiser is Kidd’s Kids Day, which takes place in October of each year. The Kidd Kraddick Morning Show devotes the entire morning show to fundraising and encouraging people to donate!

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Our kids receive a variety of goodies once they attend the trip, thanks to our incredibly generous sponsors! Some of those goodies include iPads, cameras and phones.

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We’ve had a variety of musical acts that have attended and performed including Justin Bieber, Big Time Rush and Rachel Platton. The kids really look forward to this part of the trip each year.

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You can donate by visiting our website kiddskids.com or simply by  texting the word KIDD to 52555 for a $10 donation on your phone bill at the end of the month!

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