With Disneyland and Walt Disney World closing its parks, shopping and dining districts, and soon the hotels, the company has begun to make good on the promise of donating surplus food to those in need in the communities they’re a part of. Disney has released… Read More »Disneyland and Walt Disney World begin program of sharing surplus food with local food banks
This morning Disney Parks and the nonprofit organization, Points of Light, hosted Family Volunteer Day at Disney Springs at Walt Disney World. The event celebrated the power of volunteerism and honored the Aguirre family of McAllen, Texas, who were recently named the first ever Disney… Read More »Disney celebrates 3 million volunteer hours on Family Volunteer Day
Disney VoluntEARs have once again sent a team to the Orlando Science Center to make a larger-than-live food sculpture at the 2019 CANstruction Orlando event. The cast members come from design, architect, and engineering roles and they have to put all those skills to work… Read More »Disney VoluntEARS create a “Sally” food sculpture from Nightmare Before Christmas
Woody from Pixar’s Toy Story movies, but built out of food? That’s the amazing accomplishment by the Disneyland Resort Design & Engineering team. It took more than 7,000 food cans to built the sculpture, which is on display at the 2019 CANstruction Orange County design-build… Read More »Disneyland VoluntEARS build Woody Food Sculpture at Canstruction
One of the things that impresses me about the Walt Disney World organization is how much the company and its cast members care about the communities they live, work, and play in. The Walt Disney World resort VoluntEARS dedicate their time and effort year-round we… Read More »Walt Disney World honors its VoluntEARS of the Year!
The holiday season is about the spirit of giving and this year Walt Disney Cast Members gave big collecting nearly 30,000 toys for this year’s U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots drive. The toys will help brighten the holidays for Central Florida children. The toys,… Read More »Walt Disney World VoluntEARS make huge commitment to Toys for Tots
Thanksgiving is the season of giving. Yesterday Disney chefs and VoluntEARs took the time from their busy schedules to bring a bit of the magic guests find in the theme parks to others in the Central Florida community by preparing and serving a traditional Thanksgiving… Read More »Disney chefs and VoluntEARs serve Thanksgiving meal at Coalition for the Homeless
If you’re in Orlando and happen to visit the Orlando Science Center this week, you’ll encounter the very fun art exhibit where thousands of canned food items are used to make larger-than-life sculptures. Since 2012, Disney’s VoluntEARS cast members have participated in the event and… Read More »Disney World VoluntEARS create canned food sculpture to benefit local food bank