Give Kids The World Village's Black & White Gala Highlights Orlando Social Calendar

Annual event attracts thousands to Central Florida, including celebrities


KISSIMMEE, Fla., April 8, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Give Kids The World Village's (GKTW) annual Black & White Gala will feature gourmet food, world-class entertainment and best of all, the chance for attendees to help children with life-threatening illnesses. Scheduled for Saturday, May 9 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando, the event has become one of Central Florida's most popular social events on the calendar, directly helping make more than 7,400 wishes come true every year.

In addition to a fabulous evening of food and entertainment, a silent auction will be included featuring vacation packages, artwork, sporting event experiences and much more. Attendees will be able to bid on items using smart phones or tablets, making it easier to participate in the auction process.

"Gala is our biggest fundraiser of the year, but it also is a time for us to pause and say thank you to so many friends, supporters and partners who make this great organization so wonderful," said Pamela Landwirth, President of GKTW Village. "Hopefully, we will have an opportunity to welcome new individual and corporate friends to this year's Gala so we can continue to make our Village a place where happiness inspires hope."

For more information about Give Kids The World Village and its Black & White Gala, visit

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Mark Hoewing
Public Relations Manager
Give Kids The World
407-396-1114 ext 4259

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