Walt Disney World Loves Sharing the Magic!

Disney Voluntears

Disney is a huge company with nearly 70,000 Disney Cast Members who live and work in Central Florida, Walt Disney World Resort is committed to investing in its local community. Disney is focused on improving the quality of life in Central Florida, with a special interest in helping children and families.Disney contributes to the local community in a lot ways – through the millions of dollars in taxes it generates for local governments, the leadership it provides on important community … [Read more...]





Disney Voluntears Continue to Make a Difference Around the World

Voluntears

Disney Voluntears continue to help others by making positive impacts around the world.Recently the Voluntears were in Argentina. They visited the Garrahan Hospital for a screening of Violetta in Concert. This is part of a program that sprinkles some pixie dust into the lives of sick children by bringing them Disney Theatrical releases.A couple of other recognition's that Disney Voluntears have received:The Disney English Academic Training Team was honored as the 2014 Disney … [Read more...]





Disney VoluntEARS Help Build a Playground in Oakland Fl.

Kaboom Playground

It did not take long for 125 Disney Voluntears to construct this new playground in Oakland, Fla. This will provide a safe place to play for almost 6,000 children who live near the Park.More than 200 volunteers in total, including Disney VoluntEARS and representatives of the Town of Oakland and Oakland Nature Preserve, took part in the project led by KaBOOM!, a national nonprofit dedicated to ensuring children’s access to active play. In less than six hours, the crew placed 48,600 square feet … [Read more...]





Disney World Resort Gives $3.8 Million in Grants

Disney Voluntears

Walt Disney World Resort has awarded $3.8 million in Grants, which will help over 85,000 kids in Central Florida. Disney Grants will help Central Florida organizations make the lives of many children a little more magical. These various organizations help the community in many ways. “We’re honored to carry on this 42-year commitment to supporting the work of Central Florida’s community organizations,” said George A. Kalogridis, president of Walt Disney World Resort. “Whether their mission is … [Read more...]





Disney World Resort Hosts Nonprofit Volunteer Training

Disney Non profit

The Disney World Resort hosted 26 Central Florida nonprofit organizations for Ready, Set, Go! training by generationOn, the youth division of Points of Light, with support from Hands On Orlando.This workshop is supposed to help community groups gain and keep more youth volunteers and focus more on family centered service. This workshop helped these organizations with new ideas and resources to help them recruit more volunteers.“As more and more parents search for service opportunities … [Read more...]