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August 6, 2014

Play Together Tour Helps Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Deliver on Citizenship Efforts

By Christi Erwin Donnan, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
Bringing families together is at the heart of everything we do. Our goal is to nurture, inspire and empower kids and families, and that shapes our approach to corporate citizenship. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts has teamed up with KaBOOM! once again, this time to sponsor their Play Together Tour, which will travel to six cities across America this summer to give families the chance to connect through the power of play. The tour will feature a free, fun-filled family play experience—designed by our very own Imagineers—that encourages meaningful connections between children and the influential adults in their lives. It is just one of the many ways Disney Parks is giving back in an effort to strengthen families and communities
August 4, 2014

Disney Employee Profile: Spotlight on a Disney Beginnings Host

By Beth Deitchman, The Walt Disney Company
For many new Disney employees, their first day at The Walt Disney Company involves a visit to The Walt Disney Studios lot in Burbank, California, so they can take part in the Disney Beginnings orientation program. Although their Disney stories will take them to diverse parts of the Company, these new employees will always have one thing in common: a warm—and enlightening—welcome to The Walt Disney Company. Bill Hart, one of the Disney Beginnings facilitators, spends an entire day familiarizing new hires with the Disney heritage, organization, brands and culture.
August 1, 2014

Disney News This Week: 'Into the Woods' Trailer, Marvel Takes Over Comic-Con, 'The Lion King' Travels to the White House

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
"Into the Woods" is a humorous and heartfelt musical that follows the classic tales of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Rapunzel—all tied together by an original story involving a baker and his wife, their wish to begin a family and their interaction with the witch who has put a curse on them. The film—starring Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Anna Kendrick and Chris Pine—hits theaters December 25, 2014. Check out an all-new trailer above.
July 31, 2014

Disney Supports Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Great Futures Campaign

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
Back-to-school season kicks off in just a couple of weeks, but Disney got a little head start today. As the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) unveiled their Great Futures campaign on "Good Morning America," Disney joined the organization and supported its day of events, which included a nationwide backpack stuffing challenge. Disney Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Jay Rasulo, who is a BGCA board member, was also present to launch the campaign.
Topics: Citizenship