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!
Disneyland’s cast member VoluntEARS made a huge impact at west Anaheim’s Twila Reid Park yesterday. As part of the Disneyland Resort’s 60th anniversary, more than 700 volunteers transformed the 27-acre park, building a new KaBOOM! playground for neighborhood kids to enjoy. This is the largest… Read More »Disney VoluntEARS and KaBOOM! transform Anaheim Playground
Summer break is winding down and teachers from across Central Florida are preparing to receive a fresh crop of eager young students for the year. For the eleventh time since 2003, Mickey Mouse and VoluntEARS from Walt Disney World Resort are helping kids and teachers… Read More »Disney and its Cast Members donate 2.5 million back-to-school supplies in Central Florida
Each year Disney’s community of volunteer cast members head back to the communities where they live and play and help charities and nonprofits that are near and dear to their hearts. These “VoluntEARS” spend countless hours on community initiatives such as mentoring students, organizing donations… Read More »Disney VoluntEARS work leads to real dollars for local charities
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. At the end of the… Read More »Cast Members Build Wreck-It Ralph out of Canned Food for a Good Cause
Jordyn Berk of Capistrano Valley High School was awarded a $5,000 Disneyland Resort Scholarship for her dedication and passion for volunteerism. (photo courtesy Disney) Disneyland has a six year history of awarding scholarships to deserving Orange County high school graduates. This year the resort worked… Read More »Disneyland Awards 10 Scholarships of $5,000 to Deserving Students
What good is a Boys & Girls Club without a place for the kids to play? More than 250 volunteers from the Pine Hills community, Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida, the non-profit KaBOOM!, and Disney lent some elbow grease toward building a new,… Read More »Disney VoluntEARS Build Safe Place to Play in Less Than a Day
The fun never stops when you’re a Disney Cast Member, especially when you’re raising money for a good cause. This last weekend, nearly 6,000 Walt Disney World VoluntEARS teamed up to extend their reach into local classrooms via the Disney Bowl-A-Thon. Event organizers anticipate the… Read More »Disney VoluntEARS raise $250,000 for Junior Achievement at Bowl-a-thon