Walt Disney World Resort Donates $37.9 Million to Central Florida Communities

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The Walt Disney World Resort is committed to making a difference in the community. In 2014, that commitment added up to a record $37.9 million in Disney’s cash and in-kind donations aimed at strengthening local children and families.“Here at Walt Disney World Resort, our Cast Members are honored to give back to the community in a variety of ways – from supporting our schools to grants for local nonprofits to the countless hours our VoluntEARS devote to the causes close to their hearts,” said … [Read more...]




Disneyland Resort Castmembers give back to their communities in many ways

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 Cast members say that one of the best parts of working for the Disneyland Resort is the encouragement they receive to give back to their communities.This year, Disneyland Resort cast members granted 85 Southern California nonprofit organizations a total of $415,000 in grants through the Disney VoluntEARS Community Fund (DVCF). That’s nearly $2.2 million since the program’s inception in 1997!DVCF is funded entirely by cast members through regular payroll deductions or one-time … [Read more...]




Disney Cast Members Step Up for Healthy Hearts at 2014 Greater Orlando Heart Walk

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Disney Cast Members walked this past Saturday in the American Heart Association's 2014 Greater Orlando Heart Walk. Disney's amazing Cast Members are always volunteering and giving back in their community. It's part of the reason I love Disney so much!Press Release below:More than 450 Disney Cast Members stepped up for the American Heart Association (AHA) at the 2014 Greater Orlando Heart Walk, held Saturday at the University of Central Florida’s Memory Mall. Cast Members from throughout … [Read more...]




Disney VoluntEARS Celebrate 2.5 million Back-to-School Donations

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Mickey Mouse teamed up with Disney Voluntears at A Gift For Teaching to celebrate the success of their annual back to school drive.Disney cast members collected 2.5 million school supplies that will help tens of thousands of children in the Central Florida area. Voluntears also devoted many hours to sorting and organizing all of these donations.Disney's Voluntears have long been a part of the community here in Central Florida. They support early learning all the way through college. The … [Read more...]




KaBOOM! Play Together Tour Powered by Disney Parks Starts in Anaheim This Weekend

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 From coast to coast and points in between, the KaBOOM! Play Together Tour Powered by Disney Parks will travel to six cities across America to inspire fun-filled family play! This event is free and kicks off in Anaheim, California this weekend.We hope you have a chance to join in and play with your family at one of the stops below. To reserve your time slot visit kaboom.org/playtogether or register on-site the day of the event. The dates and locations of each tour stop are:Anaheim - … [Read more...]