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The Walt Disney Company Honors Our Planet and Inspires Action Through Earth Day Content from Across its Portfolio of Brands

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Wednesday, April 22, marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, which has become the world’s largest civic event and inspires more than a billion people each year to protect and honor our planet in a variety of ways.

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.

 

Cause Talk Radio Podcast - Ep274: Disney Team of Heroes Goes All in to Transform Children’s Hospitals Around the Globe

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In this episode of CauseTalk Radio, Megan has a conversation with Elissa Margolis, SVP, Enterprise Social Responsibility for The Walt Disney Company about the Disney Team of Heroes initiative, how and why they decided to focus their resources in this way and some of the cool technologies they’re bringing to children’s hospitals that includes interactive murals, RFID technology that allows patients to choose the characters they experience in their hospital journey and special windows that provide a view into Disney content.

The Walt Disney Company Partners with U.S. State Department on Third-Annual “Hidden No More” Exchange Program Featuring 50 International Women Leaders in STEM

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WASHINGTON, D.C., October 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Walt Disney Company has partnered with the U.S. State Department on its third-annual Hidden No More International Visitor Leadership Program, which launched today in Washington D.C. The program was inspired by the 2016 award-winning film Hidden Figures to highlight and advance the important achievements of women and girls in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

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.

ESPN Launches Don’t Retire, Kid Campaign Aimed at Increasing Youth Sports Participation

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  • ESPN Will Kick Off Campaign with PSA and Features across Platforms on August 4
  • Initiative is part of the Aspen Institute’s Project Play 2020
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  • ESPN Will Kick Off Campaign with PSA and Features across Platforms on August 4
  • Initiative is part of the Aspen Institute’s Project Play 2020

The Lion King Protect The Pride with Cast Video

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Join the cast of The Lion King in an effort to double the lion population by 2050 as part of Disney's The Lion King Protect the Pride campaign.​ Learn more at Disney.com/LionKingProtectThePride

The Walt Disney Company Kicks Off Annual Disney Toy Delivery Program Supporting Children’s Hospitals Across the U.S. In Celebration of the Studio’s Upcoming Release “Toy Story 4”

Disney Toy Delivery Program to Reach 450 Children’s Hospitals
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BURBANK, Calif., June 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ – This past weekend, The Walt Disney Company kicked off its annual Disney Toy Delivery, a part of the Disney Team of Heroes philanthropic initiative, at AdventHealth for Children in Orlando, Florida. Tim Allen, the voice of Buzz Lightyear, and Tom Hanks, the voice of Woody, from the upcoming film Toy Story 4 were present and helped to bring some joy to the patients at AdventHealth for Children by distributing toys to kids and families.

ESPN Announces the 2019 Sports Humanitarian Award Nominees and Stuart Scott ENSPIRE Award Honorees

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  • Ciara to Host the Sports Humanitarian Awards
  • Tyler Trent and Lina Khalifeh Named Stuart Scott ENSPIRE Award Honorees
  • Andy Grammer to Perform at the Awards
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  • Ciara to Host the Sports Humanitarian Awards
  • Tyler Trent and Lina Khalifeh Named Stuart Scott ENSPIRE Award Honorees
  • Andy Grammer to Perform at the Awards

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.

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