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[4 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]
ABC Declares Monday ‘Day of Giving’ for Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

We let you know yesterday about the Walt Disney Company’s $2 million donation to Hurricane Sandy relief and rebuilding. This Monday, November 5, ABC will be further aiding with donation efforts for Hurricane Sandy through a ‘Day of Giving’ campaign on their regularly scheduled programming.
“The effects of Hurricane Sandy have impacted millions of people across the entire North East, including many of our co-workers, friends and families,” said Anne Sweeney, President of Disney/ABC Television Group and Co-Chair of Disney Media Networks. “This unprecedented devastation demanded an unprecedented response, so our …

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[3 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney to Donate $2 Million to Hurricane Sandy Relief and Rebuilding Efforts

In light of the recent destruction to the Northeast that has occurred as a result of Hurricane Sandy, the Walt Disney Company announced this week that the company will be making a generous $2 million donation to support Hurricane Sandy relief and rebuilding.
“It’s hard to fathom the utter devastation from this storm,” said Robert Iger, CEO of the Walt Disney Company. “Thousands of people in the hurricane’s path lost everything and face the daunting challenge of putting their lives and communities back together. We hope this helps provide immediate aid …

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[30 Sep 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney VoluntEARS Build Mater at Orange County CANstruction Event

This month, Disney VoluntEARS in California donated their time at the Orange County CANstruction event, where they built a sculpture of Mater himself out of 5,700 cans donated by the Disneyland Resort. This is Disney’s fifth year participating in the event, and the group was rewarded with the “Juror’s Favorite” award.
The Orange County CANstruction event is an annual event benefitting the Orange County Food Bank. The event, which puts structures made entirely out of canned goods on display, takes place each September in conjunction with the Festival of Children at South …

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[15 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
Disney Announces Storytelling Event at D23 Expo, Will Include Special Announcement

More exciting news is still coming out about the upcoming D23 Expo, which will take place at the Anaheim Convention Center from August 19-21, 2011. Disney has recently announced that there will be a special “storytelling event” on Friday, August 19 featuring authors Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, as well as Jake and the Neverland Pirates star David Arquette. As part of the event, there will be a special announcement, announcing something that will “open a new chapter” in Disney’s strong level of commitment to corporate citizenship.
At the storytelling event, …