Disney Hospital Care Packages Bring Disney Magic to 445 Children’s Hospitals Across the U.S.

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Disney’s Team of Heroes philanthropic initiative and outreach program launched in March 2018 with Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger’s announcement of a five-year plan to dedicate more than $100 million in company resources to reinvent the patient and family experience in children’s hospitals across the globe. The Walt Disney Company’s support for children’s hospitals … Continue reading "Disney Hospital Care Packages Bring Disney Magic to 445 Children’s Hospitals Across the U.S."
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2013 CHOC “Walk in the Park” Ready to Hit Pavement at Disneyland Resort on October 13

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The event is the biggest annual fundraising effort for CHOC Children’s, devoted to meeting the medical needs of children throughout Southern California and beyond ORANGE, Calif. (Sept. 27, 2013) – – Before the sun rises on Sunday, October 13, Main Street, U.S.A. at Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California, will be filled with thousands of people … Continue reading "2013 CHOC “Walk in the Park” Ready to Hit Pavement at Disneyland Resort on October 13"
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Disney Wishing Well Coins Make Wishes Come True for Central Florida Foster Kids

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., June 24, 2013 – For decades, Cinderella’s Wishing Well at Magic Kingdom has been the launching pad for millions of wishes. Today, it was the place where one of those wishes came true. Gathering up the small coins and pennies tossed by hopeful guests, Walt Disney World Resort donated $15,000 to … Continue reading "Disney Wishing Well Coins Make Wishes Come True for Central Florida Foster Kids"
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Outstanding Students Selected as Disney Dreamers & Doers Shining Stars

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., May 16, 2013 – With the school year coming to a close, Walt Disney World Resort recognized 16 Central Florida students who have excelled in their academic achievements and civic efforts, naming them Disney Dreamers & Doers Shining Stars. Entering its 30th year, the Disney Dreamers & Doers program recognizes students … Continue reading "Outstanding Students Selected as Disney Dreamers & Doers Shining Stars"
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Disney Friends for Change Launches Ambassadors Program

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DISNEY FRIENDS FOR CHANGE LAUNCHES AMBASSADORS PROGRAM TO INSPIRE MILLIONS OF KIDS AND FAMILIES TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THEIR COMMUNITIES Disney Channel Stars Debby Ryan (“Jessie”), Bella Thorne and Zendaya (“Shake It Up”), and Ross Lynch and Laura Marano (“Austin & Ally”) Serve as Inaugural Ambassadors $750,000 in Grants Awarded as Part of Program … Continue reading "Disney Friends for Change Launches Ambassadors Program"
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Big Help for Hunger Relief Gets Underway

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., May 30, 2012 – Disney executives were among a group of community leaders who helped Second Harvest Food Bank break ground on a new $15 million facility that will provide hunger relief for thousands of Central Floridians in need. On May 30, the construction of the 100,000-square-foot distribution center got under … Continue reading "Big Help for Hunger Relief Gets Underway"
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Disney’s Dreamers Academy at Walt Disney World

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‘Dreaming Big’ Mantra Comes Alive March 8-11, 2012 as 100 Students Get Fresh Perspective, Jump Start on Career Paths and Life LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Walt Disney World Resort is welcoming 100 high school students from across the U.S. who have been selected to attend the 2012 Disney’s Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and … Continue reading "Disney’s Dreamers Academy at Walt Disney World"
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Disney Announces Heroes Work Here

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Company-Wide Initiative To Hire, Train and Support Military Veterans KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 13, 2012 – Today at The Walt Disney Company’s (NYSE: DIS) Annual Shareholder meeting in Kansas City, President and Chief Executive Officer Robert A. Iger announced Heroes Work Here, a new company-wide initiative to hire, train and support returning veterans. The new … Continue reading "Disney Announces Heroes Work Here"
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Disney Characters Make Rounds with Special Dose of Magic

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Feb. 3, 2012 – Drawing wisdom from Mary Poppins, a dedicated team of Disney Cast Members is using a dose of Disney magic much like “a spoonful of sugar” to help the medicine go down. Throughout the year, Disney’s Animals, Science and Environment team ventures into local hospitals to spread cheer … Continue reading "Disney Characters Make Rounds with Special Dose of Magic"
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Disney VoluntEARS Collect Nearly 30,000 Toys For Local Children

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Dec. 8, 2011 – Walt Disney World VoluntEARS reported for duty this morning on a joint mission with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve and Mickey Mouse to contribute to the local Toys for Tots campaign. During the past month, Walt Disney World Cast Members collected more toys than ever before – … Continue reading "Disney VoluntEARS Collect Nearly 30,000 Toys For Local Children"
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