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[19 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Cast Members Design Holiday-Dressed Bears for the Salvation Army’s Dress-A-Bear Program

Walt Disney World cast members recently designed more than 900 bears for the Salvation Army’s Dress-A-Bear program.
The cast member designed Disney Bears or Duffy Bears – 920 in all – will be given to children in Central Florida.
The cast members created hand-made costumes or used ready-made costumes for the bears, creating princess bears, cowboy bears, and of course bears dresses as Disney characters. The design-a-bear has been a tradition for cast members for more than 15 years.
“It’s because of Disney’s generosity that we are able to provide these gifts,” said …

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[5 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Donates Unclaimed Cell Phones to Local Charities

Several Central Florida theme parks, including Walt Disney World, are donating unclaimed electronic devices to local charities to help fund their ongoing efforts.
One such charity that benefits from Disney World’s donations is Harbor House of Central Florida, who sell the donated smartphones on eBay and Craigslist. According to CEO Carol Wick, the donations have generated about $50,000 annually for the women’s shelter.
The funds generated from the donated phones are used to provide food, medication and other items for residents of Harbor House. Older models are given to the women in …