Orange County has announced that it will be recognizing Walt Disney World for its efforts in the Central Florida community with “Walt Disney World Day.”

What’s Happening:

  • According to Click Orlando, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings will declare December 3 as “Walt Disney World Day.”
  • A ceremony will take place this Friday, where Walt Disney World Presiden Jeff Vahle will be on hand to receive the official proclamation.
  • Following the proclamation taking place at the Second Harvest Food Bank, Walt Disney World VoluntEARS will take part in a community service project, sorting and packing food alongside Walt Disney World leaders and local government officials to help support important causes that are making a difference for children and families in the community.Disney recently donated $3 million in grants to six Florida nonprofit organizations, in honor of the Resort’s 50th anniversary. Those nonprofits are:
    • Give Kids the World Village
    • The Boys and Girls Club of Central Florida
    • Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida
    • Heart of Florida United Way
    • Hope Partnership
    • ELEVATE Orlando

What They’re Saying:

  • Disney said in a news release: “For 50 years, Walt Disney World Resort has served as a beacon of hope and happiness in the Central Florida area, bringing the beloved magic found across the resort to children and families in our neighboring communities.”
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