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Archive for Hurricane Sandy

November 19, 2012

Disney and USO Entertain Service Members Relocated for Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

By Janelle Tipton, The Walt Disney Studios

Over the past few weeks, we've shared various ways The Walt Disney Company has supported Hurricane Sandy relief efforts – including a $2 million cash donation and Disney ABC/Television Group's "Day of Giving," an effort through which viewers and ABC talent helped raise more than $18 million.

November 5, 2012

Disney/ABC Television Group's 'Day of Giving' Raises Millions of Dollars

By David Gill, The Walt Disney Company
UPDATE (November 15, 2012): Disney/ABC Television Group's "Day of Giving" raised more than $18 million for the American Red Cross to help those impacted by the devastation of Hurricane Sandy. You can still support the cause by visiting redcross.org/abc or by calling 1-800-HELP-NOW.
November 1, 2012

Disney Announces $2 Million Commitment to Hurricane Sandy Relief and Rebuilding Efforts

By David Gill, The Walt Disney Company

Our thoughts are with those who are continuing to deal with the effects of Hurricane Sandy. Today, Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced a $2 million cash commitment to the relief and rebuilding efforts for those impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

He shared, “It’s hard to fathom the utter devastation from this storm. Thousands of people in the hurricane’s path lost everything and face the daunting challenge of putting their lives and communities back together. We hope this helps provide immediate aid needed to get through this disaster and begin the road to recovery.”