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2014 Application-Based Disney Grants Recipients -

Boys & Girls Club of Lake and Sumter Counties $55,000 The Summer of Illumination program targets summer learning loss by offering learning opportunities in academics, arts, character development, sports, and health/life skills. Covenant House Florida $25,000 The Bright Beginnings Program provides a stimulating curriculum for homeless children that will foster stronger family dynamics, help children attain developmental milestones, build their …

Disney Grants Benefit Community Endeavors with $3.8 Million -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Mar. 26, 2014 — Amid a cascade of confetti, a serenade of inspiration and a high-five from Mickey Mouse today, Walt Disney World Resort awarded $3.8 million in Disney Grants to dozens of community groups that will positively impact the lives of more than 85,000 Central Florida children in the coming …

Mickey’s Attic – Spring 2014 Edition -

At Walt Disney World we value our partnership with local non-profits in the five county Central Florida region.  We would like to extend a very special opportunity to our friends at non-profit organizations in Orange, Osceola, Lake, Polk, and Seminole Counties. Mickey’s Attic is a magical “space” where you can browse and select surplus merchandise …

Walt Disney World Resort Hosts Nonprofit Volunteer Engagement Training -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., March 13, 2014 – Walt Disney World Resort today 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. Designed to help community groups more effectively engage youth volunteers and offer new family-oriented service activities, …

Disney VoluntEARS Strike Gold for Junior Achievement -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., March 7, 2014 – King Pins and Alley Cats were out in full force this past weekend when more than 5,000 Disney VoluntEARS teamed up to bowl for a cause at the annual Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon. During the three-day event, Disney Cast Members raised approximately $250,000 for Junior Achievement of Central …

The Voice Winner Danielle Bradbery Kicks Off Music In Our Schools Month with National Bus Tour to Raise Awareness for Music Education -

Bradbery, Give a Note Foundation and Disney Performing Arts to Visit Schools Across America and Recognize Music Education Achievements RESTON, Va. (Feb. 13, 2014) – Homework. Sports. Social Media. With so many demands, it can be easy for busy students to overlook something valuable in their daily lives. That’s why Give a Note Foundation and Disney …

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Disney VoluntEARS Inspire Future Scientists -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., January 24, 2014 – Ever wonder what makes it possible for guests to take a flight to Endor with Star Tours, or how Big Thunder Mountain Railroad creates thrills as the wildest ride in the wilderness? Cast Members from Walt Disney World Resort who work on both of those attractions, combined …

Princess Belle Reads to Osceola County Preschoolers -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. Feb 17, 2014 – Disney Princess Belle is doing her part to inspire a love for reading. As part of the WEE Read Early Literacy and Math Program (Wee Read), the beloved bookworm from Beauty and the Beast sat down with dozens of preschoolers at the Gingerbread House in Osceola County …

Disney Cast Members Help Unveil an “Extreme Village Makeover” -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Jan. 24, 2014 – In a “Move that bus” moment on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” dozens of Cast Members from Walt Disney World Resort joined Central Florida community leaders to unveil an ”Extreme Village Makeover” at Give Kids the World. The non-profit organization provides memorable, magical and free accommodations to thousands of …

Disney VoluntEARS -

The Disney VoluntEARS mission is to develop opportunities for Cast Members to contribute their personal time and expertise to make a positive impact on our community while furthering the traditions and ideals of The Walt Disney Company. To make a request for Disney VoluntEARS, please click here to download a Disney VoluntEAR request form and submit …

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