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November 24, 2015

Disney VoluntEARS and Families Make a Difference During Family Volunteer Day

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company

This past weekend, hundreds of Disney VoluntEARS around the world participated in this year’s Family Volunteer Day, organized by generationOn, the youth and family division of Points of Light.

November 12, 2015

Disney Donates $1.5 Million to Feeding America to Promote Nationwide Access to More Nutritious Foods

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company

In just a couple of weeks, families will gather to give thanks and spend time together. At Disney, we’re getting in the spirit of the season by saying thanks and giving back with Feeding America.

November 6, 2015

Disney News This Week: ‘Na’vi River Journey’ Coming to Pandora—The World of AVATAR, a New Teaser Trailer for ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ and Disney and ESPN Media Networks Lineup Coming to PlayStation Vue

By Beth Deitchman, The Walt Disney Company

Yesterday at D23 Expo Japan, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek shared details about Na’vi River Journey, a family-friendly attraction coming to Pandora—The World of AVATAR. On Na’vi River Journey, guests will sail down a mysterious river by canoe and experience the beauty of Pandora’s bioluminescent rainforest and the glowing plants and amazing creatures that live within.

October 15, 2015

Development of ‘Descendants’ Sequel Strengthens Another Burgeoning Disney Property

By Robert Koontz, Disney/ABC Television Group

The Walt Disney Company is home to some of the world’s most beloved and iconic characters, stories, brands and properties. It’s the strength of those entities that help push our incredible growth and maintain Disney’s place among the top entertainment companies in the world.

October 12, 2015

Disney ABC Television Group Launches “Choose Kindness” Campaign in Support of National Bullying Prevention Month

By David Ambroz, Disney/ABC Television Group



One out of every four students reports being bullied during the school year, according to a 2015 report by the National Center for Educational Statistics.

October is National Bullying Prevention Month and Disney ABC Television and ESPN are working together to encourage everyone to “choose kindness” in an effort to help end bullying.

October 6, 2015

ABC Family Becomes Freeform in January 2016

By Jori Arancio, ABC Family

ABC Family President Tom Ascheim announced today that ABC Family will be renamed and rebranded as Freeform in January 2016. The name, look, feel and attitude of the network will capture the nature of the Becomer audience and the modern way this audience generates and consumes media.