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Walt Disney World Announces $1.5 Million in Donations to Florida Nonprofits

Walt Disney World Announces $1.5 Million in Donations to Florida Nonprofits

Walt Disney World has announced they are donating $1.5 million to 19 Florida nonprofit organizations that are creating positive changes in the state.

The Details

Walt Disney World says it is investing in Florida with donations to these organizations that work with homelessness, poverty, environmental protection, education, arts, science, youth issues and other causes:

  • Bok Tower Gardens: Inspiring a better and more beautiful world.
  • Central Florida Community Arts: Creating an artistic family that celebrates our natural abilities.
  • Children’s Home Society of Florida: Building bridges to success for children.
  • Christian Service Center: Preventing homelessness, combating poverty, cultivating self-sufficiency and restoring hope.
  • Conductive Education Center of Orlando: Transforming the lives of children and adults with motor disabilities.
  • Conservation Florida: Protecting Florida’s water, wildlife, and wild places.
  • ELEVATE Orlando: Equipping local youth to thrive and contribute to their community.
  • Foundation for Foster Children: Creating meaningful connections for children in foster care.
  • Habitat for Humanity — Lake & Sumter Counties and Seminole County & Greater Apopka: Bringing people together to build homes, communities, and hope.
  • Hope Partnership: Providing a holistic continuum of care in order to end homelessness and poverty in Central Florida.
  • IDignity: Restoring dignity and hope by providing identification.
  • Limbitless Solutions at the University of Central Florida: Empowering confidence and increasing accessibility in the limb difference community through art-infused bionics.
  • Orlando Science Center: Inspiring science learning for life.
  • Osceola Arts: Promoting, cultivating, and fostering interest and participation in the arts.
  • Page 15: Empowering children of all abilities to discover their own voice.
  • Steinway Society of Central Florida: Stimulating and nourishing the musical knowledge and artistic talents of disadvantaged youth.
  • Volunteers for Community Impact: Ending social isolation.
  • Zebra Coalition: Supporting and inspiring LGBTQ+ youth.
Walt Disney World VoluntEARS

“Florida has been our home for more than half a century and each organization receiving a grant is doing amazing work for our community,” Rena Langley, senior vice president of communications & public affairs at Disney World, said in a news release. “This will help them continue making big differences and is another step forward in our long history of giving back to those around us.”

In addition to monetary donations, cast members also spend time personally volunteering with many of these organizations and others across the state through the company’s Disney VoluntEARS program.

To read more about ongoing efforts in the state, visit