Tag Archives: non profit

Give Kids The World Invites Bloggers for Tour

Long time readers of The Disney Blog may remember that I worked at Give Kids The World from 2005 to 2009. As you might expect, it was rewarding work making once in a lifetime dreams come true for children. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund Celebrates 1000th Grant

A welcome update on the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund (DWCF) from Beth Stevens, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Corporate Citizenship, Environment and Conservation and former Disney’s Animal Kingdom Vice President. The DWCF has officially issued more than 1000 grants since it … Continue reading

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The Happiest Rubber Duck Race on Earth Raises Money for Children

While no where near as physically exhausting as the Canoe boat races, the ‘it’s a small world’ rubber duck race has gained its own cast member allure in the 5 years its been running. Cast members sponsor and decorate their … Continue reading

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Dumbo All Grown Up

Ever wonder what happened to Dumbo after the circus closed? He grew up and went to work as a spokes-elephant for IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare). Here’s video of him landing at an airport and making the point that … Continue reading

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Cast Members Build Wreck-It Ralph out of Canned Food for a Good Cause

Big props go to the group of 50 Disney VoluntEARs who combined their excitement for Walt Disney Animation’s latest film with their enthusiasm for volunteer work by building a “Wreck-It Ralph” CANstruction for Second Harvest Food Bank in Central Florida. … Continue reading

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