Thirty Disney Employees from Around the World Selected for Disney VoluntEARS Global Service Project in Support of Special Olympics World Games

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.

The program will once again bring together 30 Disney VoluntEARS representing 15 countries—Canada, Italy, Russia, China, Argentina and Australia, to name just a few—to make the games a memorable experiences for athletes, their families and thousands of fans.

The collage above includes each Disney employee’s surprise moment, when their respective colleagues and leaders told them they would be participating in the project.

From working alongside community members to assisting at competition venues and interacting with athletes, the Disney VoluntEARS Global Service Project participants will have a unique opportunity to meet people from all walks of life and make a lasting, positive impact outside of their own respective communities.

Stay tuned to Disney Post for updates on the group’s progress and Disney’s participation in Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015.