Ty Pennington and Disney Cast Members Help Unveil an Extreme Village Makeover

The TV host joined forces with Good Morning America anchor Josh Elliott and chef Emeril Lagasse for a big reveal at Give Kids The World, a 70-acre Florida resort for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families.

Photo by: Give Kids The World Ty Pennington and Disney friends urged the crowd to “move that bus!” While the nonprofit vacation village, Give Kids The World, underwent an intense two-week renovation of nearly 90 vacation villas, the TV host focused on making over the charity's administration building.

Even though his show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition is no longer on the air, TV personality Ty Pennington continues to work to help people in need. He teamed up with a few of his friends, including Mickey and Minnie Mouse, to renovate 90 vacation villas at Give Kids The World. The nonprofit resort provides trips to theme parks for kids with life-threatening illnesses and their families. 

A huge supporter of Give Kids The World, Disney employees have provided more than 40,000 hours of service, last year alone. Disney also provides in-kind ticket donations for the families.

The big reveal aired on ABC's Good Morning America and included appearances by host Josh Elliott and chef Emeril Lagasse. The show Emeril's Florida appears on the Cooking Channel, a sister station to HGTV. 

Photo by: Disney Good Morning America host Josh Elliott, TV personality Ty Pennington and Chef Emeril Lagasse introducing Give Kids The World Extreme Village Makeover on national television.



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