Disneyland Resort Donates $600,000 to Chrysalis for Job Training of Low-Income and Homeless Individuals

Chrysalis, a California-based nonprofit organization dedicated to aiding low-income and homeless individuals in finding and retaining employment, has received a $600,000 donation from the Disneyland Resort. This funding will help Chyrsalis open a new facility in Anaheim and  extend its service to Orange County.

Disneyland VoluntEARS to Support Chrysalis in Anaheim

In addition, Disneyland Resort will provide Chrysalis with Disney VoluntEARS support and industry expertise to help individuals in Anaheim fortify their skill sets, increase employability and secure pathways to new careers. Disney VoluntEARS have already launched a clothing drive to collect business casual, ready-to-wear clothing from Disneyland Resort cast members, in addition to packaging hygiene kits to help Chrysalis.

Disneyland Resort president Josh D’Amaro, said, “This marks our increasing commitment to the city of Anaheim and the future of its economy and workforce.”  Mark Loranger, president and CEO of Chrysalis notes, “Chrysalis is honored to have received this transformative gift from Disneyland Resort. We believe that a steady job is a key step in a person’s transition out of poverty and onto a pathway to self-sufficiency.”

Chrysalis has  helped more than 60,000 California residents overcome barriers to employment.

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One Reply to “Disneyland Resort Donates $600,000 to Chrysalis for Job Training of Low-Income and Homeless Individuals”

  1. On one hand Disney donates to charity and on the other they fire all of their American IT employees and hire foreigners. And they have the nerve to say “We believe that a steady job is a key step in a person’s transition out of poverty and onto a pathway to self-sufficiency.” Hopefully the homeless are not going to transition into a Disney job.

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