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September 16, 2015

Disney Conservation Fund Supports Wildlife Around the World with Annual Grants; Surpasses $30 Million Giving Milestone

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company

From oceans here in the United States, all the way to the grasslands of Botswana and the forests of Indonesia—these places are “home” to unique species that make each place special. For the past 20 years, The Walt Disney Company, through the Disney Conservation Fund, has made significant strides in conserving these natural and precious wonders so that we can continue to enjoy their beauty and diversity for years to come.

Topics: Citizenship
July 30, 2015

Disney VoluntEARS Celebrate Special Olympics Athletes and Promote Empowerment, Inclusion During the 2015 Los Angeles Special Olympics World Games

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company

To kick off the 2015 Special Olympics World Games, Disney VoluntEARS have committed strong and heartfelt support for the festivities scheduled through August 2. Here’s an exciting snapshot of how Disney VoluntEARS have stepped up to help bring happiness, hope and laughter to landmark Special Olympics World Games celebrations so far:

July 7, 2015

Seven Ways to Keep the Environment in Mind This Summer

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company

Kids and families are at the heart of what we do here at Disney. That’s why connecting them to nature is an important part of our work, so that we can care for the world we share together. And with the arrival of summer, there’s no better time to strengthen bonds with the great outdoors.

As we settle into the season, here are some helpful tips to keep the environment top of mind and protect the planet as you make plans with your family and loved ones:

Green Your BBQ

Topics: Citizenship
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.