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.
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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