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Disney VoluntEARS Program Marks 30th Anniversary -

 LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., May 1, 2013 – With Mickey Mouse cheering them on, more than 250 Walt Disney World Cast Members gathered today for a pep rally to kick off a month-long celebration of the 30th anniversary of Disney VoluntEARS. The program is a global, company-wide effort that provides opportunities for Cast Members to …

Disney Dreamers and Doers Accepting Student Self-Nominations -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., April 15, 2013 – The Disney Dreamers and Doers Program, now in its 30th year, is once again open for students throughout Central Florida who serve as role models at school, at home and in their community. Approximately 400 students were selected by principals in 2012 to represent their school as a …

Disney Awards $1.5 Million to Support Central Florida Kids -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., March 27, 2013 – Showered in red and gold confetti and sharing the stage with Mickey Mouse, Goofy and Disney Cast Members, representatives from 59 Central Florida organizations and school districts received more than $1.5 million today as part of the Disney Helping Kids Shine grants program. Disney’s signature program is …

Second Harvest Food Bank Dedicates New Distribution Center Supported by Disney -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Mar. 6, 2013 – Disney Cast Members were among a group of community leaders and supporters who joined Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida for the dedication of its new 100,000-square-foot distribution center. The new $15 million facility will provide hunger relief for thousands of Central Floridians in need. The Walt …

Disney Bowl-A-Thon Supports Junior Achievement in Central Florida -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Mar. 4, 2013 – Over the weekend more than 5,000 VoluntEARS from Walt Disney teamed up to raise funds to support the mission of Junior Achievement in Central Florida. Junior Achievement is a nonprofit organization that goes into schools to provide age-appropriate economic education for children in grades K-12. Preparing young …

Paws in the Park a ‘paw-some’ Success -

On Feb. 9, Disney VoluntEARS hosted the Disney Kids and Families Zone at the 19th annual “Mardi Paws”-themed Paws in the Park event at Lake Eola in Downtown Orlando. Partnering with the SPCA of Greater Orlando and Disney’s Animal Programs, Disney VoluntEARS assisted Guests at three interactive stations and in meeting our very own Pluto. The Disney Kids …

Disney Cast Members Teach Bird Watching To Local Girl Scouts -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Jan. 29, 2013 – Members of four Central Florida Girl Scout troops recently joined Cast Members at the 3rd annual Walt Disney World Holiday Bird Count, organized by Disney’s Animal Programs. The day-long event is designed for “birders” of all skill levels. Disney Cast Members with an affinity for bird watching taught the …

Disney VoluntEARS Team with Brevard Neighbors during Coastal Cleanup -

Cocoa Beach, Fla., Jan. 25, 2013 – VoluntEARS from Walt Disney World Resort and Disney Cruise Line demonstrated their commitment to local environmental and conservation efforts today, as they teamed with friends, family and community partners to clear more than 250 pounds of trash along the Brevard coastline near the homeport of Disney Cruise Line. …

Disney VoluntEARS Donate 35K Toys for Local Kids -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Dec. 13, 2012 – With just 12 days until Christmas, Mickey Mouse and Walt Disney World VoluntEARS spread some holiday cheer today as they delivered more than 35,000 toys donated by Cast Members and Disney for the annual U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program. The brand new toys, games, …

Walt Disney World Resort Gives Holiday Gift to Local Groups that Help the Homeless -

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Dec. 3, 2012 – During a special performance of the Candlelight Processional at Epcot, Walt Disney World Resort shared the holiday spirit by donating $100,000 to two local organizations that provide services for people who are homeless in Central Florida. Meg Crofton, president of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Operations, United States …

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