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July 2, 2015

Thirty Disney Employees from Around the World Selected for Disney VoluntEARS Global Service Project in Support of Special Olympics World Games

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company

In just a couple of weeks, the 2015 Special Olympics World Games will bring an exciting series of competitions to Los Angeles. Disney is proud to support this landmark event as a Founding Champion and Games Sponsor—with ESPN serving as the official media partner—and through its second Disney VoluntEARS Global Service Project.

May 21, 2015

Young Innovators Share Their Vision of the Future with Disney’s Create Tomorrowland—XPRIZE Challenge

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company

Last month, The Walt Disney Studios and Disney Citizenship, in collaboration with XPRIZE, announced Disney’s Create Tomorrowland—XPRIZE Challenge. Kids and teens between the ages of 8 and 17, across the country, were invited to dream up the world-changing technology of the future. 

April 23, 2015

Infographic: Disney Helps Connect Kids and Families to Nature

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company

For two decades, the Disney Conservation Fund has been a key pillar in the Company’s efforts to conserve nature. The fund is committed to protecting the planet and helping kids develop lifelong conservation values. One of the ways Disney brings this to life is by helping families enjoy nature together.

In celebration of Earth Month, the fund released a new infographic that highlights the benefits of spending time outdoors.

Topics: Citizenship
April 14, 2015

The Walt Disney Company Collaborates with National Recreation and Park Association to Revitalize Local Parks Across America

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company

 

Parks are places where families can gather, explore the great outdoors, spend quality time together and create memories that’ll last a lifetime.

Topics: Citizenship
Tags: Earth Day
April 7, 2015

Disney Named 'Corporate Partner of the Year' by Hispanic Scholarship Fund

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company

In November, Disney announced a $1 million donation to the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) to establish The Walt Disney Company-HSF Scholarship Program. To recognize this commitment and the Company’s support of outstanding Latino students, HSF named Disney “Corporate Partner of the Year” at its Leaders in Education Awards luncheon today in Los Angeles, California.

April 1, 2015

Earth Month Arrives at Disney

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company

Earth Month has become more than just a celebration at Disney. It’s an annual tradition that brings us together to discuss how we can positively impact the planet we call “home.”

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