Gabrielle's Walt Disney World® adventure

Gabrielle is 11 years old and has a nervous system disorder. Curious by nature, she likes learning about history and appreciates the calm and soothing feel of water. Because of her condition, Gabrielle needs help with many everyday tasks and has limited vision. But that doesn’t stop her from swimming, admiring vibrant colours, and listening to her favourite movies and music. She happens to be a big fan of Frozen!

Her wish, experiencing the magic of Walt Disney World, became a reality. The young girl and her family flew out to Florida for an unforgettable weeklong adventure. During their trip, Gabrielle had the chance to go on a safari, see the Festival of the Lion King, take in a show inspired by Frozen—her favourite movie — and meet a whole cast of beloved characters. To top it all off, the swimming enthusiast had a blast going for dips in the pool and enjoying the water garden during her stay at Give Kids The World Village.

This wish experience brought moments of pure joy to Gabrielle and her family and helped take their minds off the challenges of her illness. Going on her first plane ride, taking part in exciting activities, and having fun at the pool are fond memories that Gabrielle will always cherish.

Special thanks to Agropur for helping turn Gabrielle’s wish into reality by participating in the Adopt-A-Wish program! We would also like to thank our partners at Sony, TuGo and Give Kids The World Village.

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