‘Making a Difference’ Category

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Florida Attend Grand Opening of Seven Dwarfs Mine Train at Walt Disney World Resort – Seven pairs of adults and kids from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Florida and Orlando Magic players Tobias Harris (back left) and Victor Oladipo (back right) became the first guests aboard Seven Dwarfs Mine Train May 28, 2014 following its official opening ceremony at Magic Kingdom. The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train is a rollicking ...
Disney Gives $3 Million to Emergency Care Efforts at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children – ORLANDO, Fla., May 6, 2014 - The Walt Disney Company has presented a $3 million gift to Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children to help fulfill a critical need in the treatment of young patients at the hospital’s Bert Martin’s Champions for Children Emergency Department & Trauma Center. The gift will enable the purchase and installation of ...
Walt Disney World Resort Honored With MBA Orlando “Corporate Ally of the Year” Award – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., April 28, 2014 – Walt Disney World Resort has been honored with the “Corporate Ally of the Year” award by the Metropolitan Business Association of Orlando (MBA Orlando), Central Florida’s LGBT chamber of commerce. The award was presented at the organization’s “Pride in Business Awards” gala held in Orlando last Friday. ...
Disney Dreamers and Doers Accepting Student Self-Nominations – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., April 21, 2014 – Central Florida’s youngest humanitarians and community service leaders are invited to come forward and be recognized as Disney Dreamers and Doers. Through April 25, the Disney Dreamers and Doers Program is accepting nominations for local students who inspire others as role models in their community, at school ...
Disney VoluntEARS Help Bring Healthy Play to Nearly 6,000 Oakland, Fla. Kids – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., April 7, 2014 — In a matter of hours this past weekend, a KaBOOM! volunteer construction crew including 125 Disney VoluntEARS built a new playground in Oakland, Fla., providing a safe place to play for nearly 6,000 children who live near the town’s Westside Park. More than 200 volunteers – including Disney VoluntEARS and ...
KaBOOM! Playground Build in Oakland, Fla. – A KaBOOM! volunteer construction crew including 125 Disney VoluntEARS built a new playground in Oakland, Fla., providing a safe place to play for nearly 6,000 children who live near the town’s Westside Park. A KaBOOM! volunteer construction crew including 125 Disney VoluntEARS built a new playground in Oakland, Fla., providing a safe place to play for nearly 6,000 children ...
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 – 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 year. Walt Disney World Resort awarded $3.8 million in Disney Grants to dozens of community groups that will positively impact the lives of more ...
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 ...

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