The Walt Disney Company Continues Its Support Of Compassion Programs By Naming Aladdin’S “Genie” As Its Official Wish Granting Character

BURBANK, Calif. and PHOENIX (March 25, 2003) – The lovable “Genie” from Walt Disney Pictures’ Aladdin will make sure dreams come true for children from children’s charities such as the Make-A-Wish Foundation, as Disney rubs its magic lamp and names Genie its official wish granting character. Through DisneyHand, the worldwide outreach for The Walt Disney Company, Genie will help children with life-threatening illnesses to fulfill their wishes.