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[10 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Resort Announces $500K Grant for Central Florida Homeless Fund

The Walt Disney World Resort has recently announced a $500,000 grant that will go toward helping the homeless in Central Florida.
Walt Disney World Resort president George Kalogridis made the announcement at last Sunday’s performance of the Candlelight Procession where members of the community and nonprofit leaders were in attendance.
The grant will be given to the Homeless Impact Fund which was established by the Central Florida Commission on Homelessness. The $500,000 from Disney will be used for families in Orange and Osceola counties.
The Homeless Impact Fund was started last year with …

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[14 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney Donates $150 Thousand to Osceola County for Library

Yesterday, Osceola County received a generous $150,000 donation from Walt Disney World that will be used to construct the West Osceola Branch library.
Commissioner Michael Harford said:
On behalf of Osceola County I would like to express our appreciation for this donation. For many years, the residents of Celebration have demonstrated their love for public libraries and the contributions that they make to their community. In the early days they even went so far as to start their own small, community library, staffed completely by local volunteers. Now …

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[14 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney Cast Members Donate Thousands of Meals to Second Harvest Food Bank

Walt Disney Cast Members will be able to provide more than 4,000 meals to Second Harvest Food Bank, a United Way organization, thanks to a recent food drive hosted by the FAMILIES Diversity Research Group (DRG.)
In partnership with Walt Disney World Community Relations, cast members collected more than 6,000 pounds of non-perishable food. DRG set up 40 drop off locations for the donated food, and were able to fill 10 pallets with the collected donations.
This is only the latest endeavor on the part of Disney to help out Second Harvest …