Disneyland Resort Engineers Transform 8,900 Canned Goods into Jack-Jack to Fight Hunger

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Jack-Jack has escaped again — this time to Costa Mesa, California! Overnight on Aug. 31, the Disneyland Resort Design & Engineering team took 8,900 ordinary canned goods and transformed them into a towering 10-foot Jack-Jack and his cookie num nums from Disney∙Pixar’s “Incredibles 2” for the 11th annual CANstruction Orange County. Disney VoluntEARS designed Jack-Jack … Continue reading "Disneyland Resort Engineers Transform 8,900 Canned Goods into Jack-Jack to Fight Hunger"
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Disney Aspire: No Cost Education Program Launches for Hourly Cast Members

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The Walt Disney Company has introduced Disney Aspire, a new education program designed to make it easier for hourly cast members to pursue higher education or vocational training. The $50 million initiative, with up to $25 million in annual funding going forward, includes a full range of programs and certificates that do not need to … Continue reading "Disney Aspire: No Cost Education Program Launches for Hourly Cast Members"
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Disney-Designed Children’s Play Area Opens at London’s Great Ormond Street Hospital

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The Disney Reef, a colorful, underwater-themed outdoor play area, has officially opened at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in London, England, where on June 6 it was revealed for the first time to patients and their families. The Disney Reef, positioned in the heart of the hospital, was designed by Walt Disney Imagineers, in collaboration … Continue reading "Disney-Designed Children’s Play Area Opens at London’s Great Ormond Street Hospital"
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The Walt Disney Company Announces Strategic Reorganization

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The Walt Disney Company announced a strategic reorganization of its businesses into four segments: the newly-formed Direct-to-Consumer and International; the combined Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products; Media Networks; and Studio Entertainment. The reorganization is effective immediately. Kevin Mayer, who has served as Disney's Chief Strategy Officer since 2015, has been named Chairman of the new Direct-to-Consumer and International business segment. Bob Chapek, Chairman, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, will assume additional responsibility for all of Disney's consumer products operations globally, including licensing and Disney stores, as Chairman of the new Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products business segment. The Disney Media Networks business segment is co-chaired by Ben Sherwood, President, Disney|ABC Television Group, and James Pitaro, who was recently named President of ESPN and previously served as Chairman, Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media. The Media Networks segment will remain virtually the same. The Studio Entertainment business segment is led by Alan F. Horn, Chairman, The Walt Disney Studios, and remains virtually the same, with the exception of the management of program sales moving to the Direct-to-Consumer and International business segment.
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The Walt Disney Company Commits More Than $100 Million to Bring Comfort to Children and Their Families in Hospitals

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Mark A. Wallace, President and CEO of Texas Children’s Hospital (left) and Disney Chairman and CEO Robert A. Iger (right) were joined by Mickey Mouse and hospital patients at an event taking place this morning at Texas Children’s Hospital. Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company, today announced an innovative … Continue reading "The Walt Disney Company Commits More Than $100 Million to Bring Comfort to Children and Their Families in Hospitals"
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FREE Disney Parks Planning Videos Online

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Stream your FREE Disney Parks Planning Videos online!You can select Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida or Disneyland in California. The planning videos include: — a complete tour of the four theme parks, two water parks, Disney Springs and more than 20 resort hotels at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida — a tour of … Continue reading "FREE Disney Parks Planning Videos Online"
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Minnie Mouse Heads to Hollywood for Her Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Minnie Mouse is about to make Disney History. The famous mouse will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Southern California. The sidewalk star will be unveiled on Monday, January 22, recognizing the iconic status of the world-famous mouse who made her film debut in 1928’s “Steamboat Willy.” Coverage of the Hollywood … Continue reading "Minnie Mouse Heads to Hollywood for Her Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame"
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