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Return of the Roar on World Lion Day

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In just one year since the release of Disney’s “The Lion King” in 2019, fans like you have helped the Disney Conservation Fund, and collaborators around the world, to make huge strides in protecting lions and their habitats across Africa. As we celebrate World Lion Day today, we’re excited to share some of the progress we have made together toward “protecting the pride,” and healthy landscapes for African wildlife and communities! 

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.

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.

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

Disney Team of Heroes Debuts Innovative Experiences at Texas Children’s Hospital

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Just over 12 months since Bob Iger, Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company, announced a bold $100 million commitment to support children’s hospitals around the world, leaders from Disney and Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, Texas, debuted a suite of experiences, murals and interactive art aimed at providing comfort and inspiration for children and families.

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.

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