‘Making a Difference’ Category

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Heroes Work Here Career Expo Video – Heroes Work Here Expo at Walt Disney World Resort on May 24. The new program continues Disney’s long history of respect and appreciation for the U.S. Armed Forces by expanding the company’s commitment to recognize and honor the sacrifice and service of these men and women.
More Than 300 Veterans Participate in Disney Career Expo as Part of Heroes Work Here – Meg Crofton, President, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Operations, U.S. and France, welcomes veterans to the Heroes Work Here Expo at Walt Disney World Resort on May 24. The new program continues Disney’s long history of respect and appreciation for the U.S. Armed Forces by expanding the company’s commitment to recognize and honor the sacrifice ...
More Than 300 Veterans Participate in Disney Career Expo as Part of Heroes Work Here – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., May 24, 2012 – Hundreds of military heroes returning to civilian life learned valuable interviewing tips and resume writing techniques from Cast Members at Walt Disney World Resort. Today’s career expo attracted more than 300 new veterans to Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort and was part of the Heroes Work Here initiative. ...
Chef’s Gala Celebrates 20 Years of Support for Heart of Florida United Way – The 20th Annual Chef’s Gala featured 24 top chefs from the finest local restaurants who served up some of their best creations to more than 1,000 people in attendance. Some of the establishments represented included Artist Point (Disney’s Wilderness Lodge); California Grill (Disney’s Contemporary Resort); Cítricos (Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa) and Jiko—The Cooking ...
Chef’s Gala Celebrates 20 Years of Support for Heart of Florida United Way – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., May 23, 2012 - Joining forces to help alleviate hunger and homelessness in Central Florida, 24 top chefs from the finest local restaurants served up some of their best creations during the 20th Annual Chef’s Gala. The May 19 event, held at Epcot World Showplace, raised a record $219,175 for the Heart of Florida United ...
Disney Helping Kids Shine Program Invests $1.5 Million to Support Kids – Mickey Mouse visits with students at Quest during a Disney Helping Kids Shine Prize Patrol visit. Meg Crofton, President, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Operations, US & France, along with Mickey Mouse presents Quest with the Bob Allen Award during the final Disney Helping Kids Shine Prize Patrol visit.
Disney Helping Kids Shine Program Invests $1.5 Million to Support Kids – 70,000 Central Florida Children Expected to Benefit  ORLANDO, Fla., May 21, 2012 — Walt Disney World Cast Members wrapped up a $1.5 million charitable giving spree today with a special visit to Quest, which received $55,000 from the Disney Helping Kids Shine grants program. As the recipient of the Bob Allen Outstanding Community Service Award, ...
Disney to Award Record $1.5 Million to Benefit Central Florida Kids – Mickey Mouse shares a magical moment with representatives from Disney Helping Kids Shine Grant recipient, the Central Florida Police Athletic League. Walt Disney World Resort awarded grants to 59 organizations that are expected to benefit an estimated 70,000 children in Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Lake and Polk counties. Confetti shines down as Disney Helping Kids Shine ...
Disney to Award Record $1.5 Million to Benefit Central Florida Kids – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., May 16, 2012 – With help from Mickey Mouse and dozens of VoluntEARS, Walt Disney World Resort today kicked off efforts to award a record $1.5 million in Disney Helping Kids Shine grants to 59 organizations that help enrich the lives of Central Florida kids. Organizations and school districts with programs ...
Disney VoluntEARS Build Playground for Lakeland Kids – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., May 14, 2012 – The spirit of volunteerism filled the Boys & Girls Club of Lakeland on April 28, as Orlando and Tampa-based Disney VoluntEARS converged to build a playground at the facility with the help of the KaBOOM! organization and Girls, Inc. Entertainment and diversions kept the energy high with ...

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