Coasting for Kids: A Nationwide Event Benefiting Give Kids The World

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Coast through amusement parks throughout the nation to benefit GKTW

Picture provided by GKTW

Throughout the rest of 2019, amusement parks all over the nation will host Coasting for Kids events to raise money for Give Kids the World Village. The Village is an 84-acre resort in Central Florida that fulfills wishes for critically ill children and their families. You can read more about GKTW here.

Give Kids the World Village

Enchanted Carousel and The Castle of Miracles found at Give Kids The World Village

Interested participants are asked sign up at www.gktw.org/coasting and raise at least $100 in support of Give Kids The World Village. With this donation participants will receive a T-shirt, park entrance and special Coasting for Kids day access to exclusive ride times at one of 16 amusement parks.

This first 2019 Coasting for Kids day will be hosted by Busch Gardens Williamsburg on March 23rd. Jeff Stamp expressed his excitement for this day. “I’m even more excited to visit my favorite theme park this summer now that I know my ticket will go to help a child. There’s something so rewarding about planning a fun day while also sharing Give Kids The World with my friends and family.”

Coasting for Kids returns in 2019

Picture provided by GKTW

The 16 amusement parks participating this year are:

Busch Gardens Williamsburg in Williamsburg, VA – March 23

Fantasy Island in Grand Island, NY – August 17

Frontier City in Oklahoma City, OK – August 17

Indiana Beach in Monticello, IN – August 3

Kennywood in West Mifflin, PA – September 1

LEGOLAND Florida Resort in Winter Haven, FL – May 4

Quassy Amusement Park and Waterpark in Middlebury, CT – June 8

Sesame Place in Langhorne, PA – June 8

Silverwood Theme Park in Athol, ID – June 29

Six Flags America in Upper Marlboro, MD – August 16

Six Flags Darien Lake in Darien Center, NY – May 11

Six Flags Fiesta Texas in San Antonio, TX – July 20

Six Flags Over Georgia in Austell, GA – August 11

Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, TX – June 22

Story Land in Glen, NH – July 13

Participating amusement parks for Coasting for Kids

I plan on attending the events at Six Flags Over Texas and Six Flags Fiesta Texas. I grew up visiting Six Flags Over Texas and I can’t wait to revisit the park while supporting my favorite non-profit organization. Will you join me?

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