‘Making a Difference’ Category

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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 ...
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. LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., ...
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 ...
Disney Bowl-A-Thon Supports Junior Achievement – More than 5,000 VoluntEARS from Walt Disney teamed up to raise funds to support the mission of Junior Achievement in Central Florida.
Central Florida Students Help Open IBM THINK Exhibit at INNOVENTIONS – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Feb.  21, 2013 – Just in time tocelebrate National Engineers Week,dozens of students from University High School in Orlando teamed withIBM to unveil IBM THINK, a new interactive experience in INNOVENTIONS West at Epcot. As part of the opening, the group was among the first to explore the exhibit and try ...
Central Florida Students Help Open IBM THINK Exhibit at INNOVENTIONS – Dozens of students from University High School in Orlando helped unveil a new interactive experience called IBM THINK at Epcot today. The group was among the first to try the exhibit’s mobile app and free STEM lesson plans. Dozens of students from University High School in Orlando helped unveil a new interactive experience called IBM ...
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 ...
Coastal Cleanup 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.

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