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[28 Nov 2017 | No Comment | ]
Guests Can Donate to Toys for Tots at Disneyland’s Downtown Disney District

If you’re looking to make a holiday donation this season and you’re visiting Disneyland, you can make a donation to Toys for Tots in the Downtown Disney District.
On December 2 and 3 the the Downtown Disney District in Disneyland is hosting a Toys for Tots Toy Drive.
Guests can donate a new, unwrapped toy valued at $10 or more on both days from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Main Stage.
The shops in the Downtown Disney District are helping out too – setting up pop-up shops where guests can donate …

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[4 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]
The Walt Disney Company Launches ‘Share the Joy’ Campaign

The Walt Disney Company has launched a new service campaign for the holiday season – Share the Joy.
The company has teamed with several non-profit agencies for the Share the Joy campaign in order to serve kids, families, and communities during the holidays.
With Feeding America®, Disney will work to expand “ccess to nutritious foods, including fruits and vegetables, for the more than 46 million people— including 12 million children.”
The Company announced the $1 million commitment on The Chew earlier this week.
Disney is participating in Family Volunteer Day on November 19. This …

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[13 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Disney VoluntEARS Spread Holiday Cheer with 36,000 Toys for Kids in Central Florida

The Walt Disney World Resort and its cast members are working hard to make the holidays a little more magical for families in Central Florida.
The cast member VoluntEARS have collected and donated more than 36,000 new toys to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots to benefit kids in Orange and Seminole counties.
VoluntEARS have also given more than 6,000 hours helping the Marines register families for the annual giving campaign, in addition to sorting and packing the toys.
“Through these combined efforts, we hope thousands of children in Central Florida …

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[1 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Limited Time Magic Focuses on Toys for Tots Promotion at Walt Disney World Resort

This week’s Limited Time Magic event is a feel good event giving guests a chance to make a child’s holiday extra special.
From December 2 until December 8, when guests visit Once Upon a Toy and/or the World of Disney Store at the Downtown Disney Marketplace, for just $5 Disney will donate a Duffy the Disney Bear to Toys for Tots.
Disney has also pledged to donate $200,000 to Toys for Tots this year.
This offer is good while supplies last. Guests should note that the $5 purchase doesn’t qualify as a personal …

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[30 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney Makes Donation to Toys for Tots for the Holidays, Ends 2012 With More Than $292 Million in Donations

A few weeks ago, we let you know about how Disney and its wonderful VoluntEARS donated both toys and their time to the charity Toys for Tots this holiday season. In addition to this generous donation, Disney also announced recently that the company donated $150,000 to the US Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots Foundation.
Of the $150,000 that was donated to the organization, which collects new toys and distributes them to less than fortunate children, $100,000 was specifically allocated to help children that were affected by Hurricane Sandy. In addition …

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[17 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney VoluntEARS Donate Thousands of Toys to Toys for Tots

Last week, a group of Disney VoluntEARS joined the lovable Mickey Mouse to donate 35,000 toys to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots program. The new toys, which include games, dolls and books, will benefit local Florida children in Orange County and Seminole County. This is the latest in Disney’s history of helping the Toys for Tots program. Nearly 60 years ago, Walt Disney himself helped design the charity’s official logo.
Nancy Gidusko, Walt Disney World’s director of community relations, said:
With these gifts, our cast members want to send a message …

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[11 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]
Disney VoluntEARS Donate Thousands of Toys to Local Florida Toy Drive

Disney cast members are participating in the Marine Corps Reserve’s annual Toys for Tots toy drive, which benefits the children in need across the nation.  This year, VoluntEARS are donating more than 30,000 new toys to the Central Florida Toys for Tots headquarters.
Gunnery Sergeant Jose Rodriguez stated that the donation is the largest received to date, and will go far to make the holiday just a little brighter for more than 20,000 underprivileged children in Florida’s Orange and Seminole Counties.  Says Rodriguez:  “You can’t imagine how many families they affect. …

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[17 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]
VoluntEARS Lend a Helping Hand to Toys for Tots Toy Drive

Disney VoluntEARS made a special delivery on Wednesday.
Cast Members at Walt Disney World have been busy collecting toys for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve’s Central Florida Toys for Tots drive.  This year, VoluntEARS collected a whopping 20,000 new toys!
Cast Members have also assisted the annual effort in other ways, by helping families in need with registration, as well as sorting and stocking the toys.
Central Florida’s Toys for Tots expects to assist 7,200 families in the Greater Orlando area this year, encompassing more than 20,000 children.  The mission of the toy drive …

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[17 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]
Disney World and Toys for Tots Create Duffy the Bear Christmas Tree

Did you know that Disney has been working with the US Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots Holiday Program for 60 years? This year is no exception, evidenced by this giant, furry tree standing in the middle of Epcot.
That tree is made up of 1,200 stuffed bears — “Duffy the Disney Bear” bears to be exact — which will all be donated to Toys for Tots!
And from now until December 10th, you can get in on the act as Walt Disney World cast members collect toys for the …