Walt Disney World VoluntEARS make huge commitment to Toys for Tots

The holiday season is about the spirit of giving and this year Walt Disney Cast Members gave big collecting nearly 30,000 toys for this year’s U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots drive. The toys will help brighten the holidays for Central Florida children. The toys, bikes, and other wished for items arrived direct and in […]

The post Walt Disney World VoluntEARS make huge commitment to Toys for Tots appeared first on The Disney Blog.

http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheDisneyBlog/~3/ZxZBG11SulA/

Disney VoluntEARs sort 40,000 pounds of produce for food bank on day of service

With the holidays upon us, there is a lot of extra work needed by local charities. The Walt Disney Company recently gave a $1 million contribution to Feeding America, part of which enabled a gift of 40,000 pounds of produce to Central Florida’s Second Harvest Food Bank. But the non-profit needed help sorting it all. […]

The post Disney VoluntEARs sort 40,000 pounds of produce for food bank on day of service appeared first on The Disney Blog.

http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheDisneyBlog/~3/l3Yo6nUx7OE/

The Walt Disney Company makes $500,000 donation to support California wildfires relief efforts

The wildfires out in California is a dangerous situation where very little of the news is good and tens of thousands of families are displaced while first responders place themselves in danger to protect life and home, often while their own property is at risk. This week the Walt Disney…

The post The Walt Disney Company makes $500,000 donation to support California wildfires relief efforts appeared first on The Disney Blog.

http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheDisneyBlog/~3/imjKn9Loow0/

$20,000 in coins tossed into Walt Disney World wishing wells and fountains go to support foster care teens

The tossing of a coin into a fountain or wishing well is a simple gesture tied to a wish with big results for Central Florida children. Your pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters are periodically collected by Walt Disney World then donated to nonprofit organizations. In 2018, those hopeful wishes added…

The post $20,000 in coins tossed into Walt Disney World wishing wells and fountains go to support foster care teens appeared first on The Disney Blog.

http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheDisneyBlog/~3/71tOiHJ3Z54/

Disney World VoluntEARS create canned food sculpture to benefit local food bank

If you’re in Orlando and happen to visit the Orlando Science Center this week, you’ll encounter the very fun art exhibit where thousands of canned food items are used to make larger-than-life sculptures. Since 2012, Disney’s VoluntEARS cast members have participated in the event and this year their sculpture is…

The post Disney World VoluntEARS create canned food sculpture to benefit local food bank appeared first on The Disney Blog.

http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheDisneyBlog/~3/ZgWrXRj4s6g/

Disney donating $1 million in aid to Hurricane Michael relief efforts

The Walt Disney Company plays a big role as the leading employer in central Florida, so when a hurricane barrels through parts of Florida, Alabama, and Georgia (all prime markets for visitors to Walt Disney World) leaving devastation in its wake, it’s nice to see the company respond with a…

The post Disney donating $1 million in aid to Hurricane Michael relief efforts appeared first on The Disney Blog.

http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheDisneyBlog/~3/-l5w86Zgc4o/

Disney Names 2018 Conservation Heroes and Splashes Out $5 Million to Conservation Organizations

It was a conservation celebration as the Disney Conservation Fund (DCF) recently recognized the important contributions of wildlife heroes around the globe. Ever the advocate for “respecting, protecting and preserving our natural resources and wildlife,” DCF granted more than $5 million to 76 wildlife-nurturing organizations [PDF link], including the Smithsonian…

The post Disney Names 2018 Conservation Heroes and Splashes Out $5 Million to Conservation Organizations appeared first on The Disney Blog.

http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheDisneyBlog/~3/qVwlD-TjbwM/