Shanghai Disney Resort has announced a donation to fund a five-year “National Pediatric Social Work Training Program,” an extension of the five-year Children’s Hospital Project Disney had announced in 2016.

What’s Happening:

  • Shanghai Disney Resort announced a donation to fund a five-year “National Pediatric Social Work Training Program.”
  • The donation is an extension of the five-year Children’s Hospital Project which was announced in 2016 with the opening of Shanghai Disney Resort. The project helped develop dozens of themed playrooms in children’s hospitals across China.
  • The program will be designed by Shanghai Children’s Medical Center, providing professional training for pediatric medical workers to help them enhance the hospital experience for patients and their families.

What They’re Saying:

  • Joe Schott, President and General Manager of Shanghai Disney Resort: “Since day one, we have been committed to bringing happiness to children in need and their families. Following our five-year hospital project that started before our opening, the ‘Five-Year National Pediatric Social Work Training Program,’ launched in our milestone Fifth Anniversary year, will continue our commitment, further supporting even more children through the promotion of new social psychological support concepts that will help transform children’s healthcare.”
  • Ji Qingying, Party Secretary and Vice President of Shanghai Children’s Medical Center: “Shanghai Children’s Medical Center has built several Disney themed spaces in the past five years with the support of Shanghai Disney Resort. With the new fund, we can train more medical workers at children’s hospitals across China to teach them to better use the facilities and provide psychological support to children and their families.”
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