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Taproot Foundation Connects Private and Nonprofit Sectors in First-Ever U.S. Pro Bono Summit Virtual Series

June webinars focus on the role of pro bono in rebuilding communities
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NEW YORK, May 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Taproot Foundation, a national nonprofit that connects social change organizations with volunteers sharing expertise pro bono, is making its annual U.S. Pro Bono Summit virtual this June.

Disney Conservation Fund Celebrates its 2019 Heroes

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Disney Conservation Fund Celebrates its 2019 Heroes

Each year, the Disney Conservation Fund (DCF) supports organizations working around the world to save wildlife, inspire action and protect the planet. The DCF is also proud to recognize the dedication of individuals or teams who have devoted their lives to furthering conservation efforts in their communities. To date, the Fund has recognized more than 180 Heroes across nearly 50 countries. 

Below are the Disney Conservation Fund Heroes for 2019.

 

Disney Conservation Fund Awards $6 Million in Grants to Support Wildlife and the Environment

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BURBANK, Calif., October 3, 2019 /3BL Media/– The Disney Conservation Fund (DCF) has awarded $6 million in grants to 80 nonprofit organizations working to save wildlife, inspire action and protect the planet. Since the fund’s creation in 1995, Disney has provided nearly $86 million total in grants to protect the magic of nature together with communities around the world.

Young Princess Celebrates a Wish Come True

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Friday’s celebration at Subaru of Portland was part of Riah’s wish through Make-A-Wish Oregon.

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The Walt Disney Company and Wildlife Conservation Network’s Lion Recovery Fund Announce The Lion King “Protect the Pride” Campaign

Disney to Donate up to $3 Million to Help Double the Lion Population by 2050
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BURBANK, Calif., June 5, 2019 /3BL Media/To celebrate the release of Disney’s The Lion King, the upcoming groundbreaking feature film helmed by Jon Favreau, The Walt Disney Company has launched a global conservation campaign to raise awareness of the crisis facing lions and other wildlife across Africa. The Lion King “Protect the Pride” campaign focuses on protecting and revitalizing lion populations and the habitats they need to thrive.

Disney and Points of Light Announce National Search for the "Volunteer Family of the Year" in Honor of Thriving Volunteer Movement

Disney and Points of Light Collaborate to Inspire More Than 2 Million Hours of Family Volunteering
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ATLANTA, May 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Disney and Points of Light announced the national search for the Volunteer Family of the Year. Nonprofits and schools registered for the Disney Family Volunteering Reward Program can nominate an exceptional volunteer family for this contest.

Disney Movie Moments Program Expands to Even More Children’s Hospitals

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The one-of-a-kind Disney Movie Moments program brings current Disney theatrical releases to children’s hospitals, enabling young patients to see the latest films from Disney while they are undergoing treatment and may not be able to visit movie theaters. The Walt Disney Studios celebrated a major expansion of the program with a special screening of Disney’s Ralph Breaks the Internet at La Rabida Children’s Hospital in Chicago, where children and families also enjoyed photo opportunities with characters, giveaways distributed by Disney VoluntEARS and meet-and-greets with some of the film’s a

The Walt Disney Company and Make-A-Wish® Invite Fans to “Share Your Ears” to Help Grant Wishes in Celebration of 90 Years of Mickey Mouse

Disney will donate up to US $2 million to Make-A-Wish to help make wishes come true for children with critical illnesses.
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BURBANK, Calif., November 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Walt Disney Company today launched its 2018 Share Your Ears campaign, benefiting Make-A-Wish. The campaign kicked off during Mickey’s 90th Spectacular on ABC tonight with a segment from Robin Roberts, award-winning broadcaster and co-anchor of ABC’s Good Morning America, on the significance of wish granting. The elegant affair featured star-studded musical performances and moving tributes in celebration of 90 years of Mickey Mouse.

Whirlpool Corporation Announces New Collaboration with The Walt Disney Company

Whirlpool brand to become official kitchen and laundry appliance of Walt Disney World® Resort and Disneyland® Resort
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BENTON HARBOR, Mich., November 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) and The Walt Disney Company today announced that Whirlpool brand will be the Official Kitchen and Laundry Appliance of Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida and Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California.

Disney Invests in Employees’ Futures with Unprecedented Education Program

Disney Aspire is the most comprehensive program of its kind, offering hourly employees a wide array of disciplines and diplomas—with tuition paid upfront.
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BURBANK, Calif, September 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ - In January of this year, Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced an initial $50 million investment in a new and ongoing education initiative aimed specifically at The Walt Disney Company’s hourly workforce. “I have always believed that education is the key to opportunity,” he said. “It opens doors and creates new possibilities.”

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