Walt Disney World workers present 2.5 million back-to-school supplies
October 11, 2016 - School Supplies
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. —
Walt Disney World volunteers spent some-more than 2,000 hours collecting, classification and donating 2.5 million back-to-school reserve and money donations benefiting some-more than 70,000 Central Florida students progressing this month.
The reserve will go to students in Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Lake and Polk counties.
“Our expel members support preparation in a accumulation of ways, though one of a many rewarding is assisting Central Florida’s children get prepared for a successful year of learning,” pronounced Nancy Gidusko, executive of corporate citizenship for Walt Disney World Resort. “For some-more than a decade, a back-to-school supply expostulate has been a fun approach to assistance internal families, while creation an investment in a community’s future.”
Supplies enclosed paper, pencils, combination books and markers. Employees also done money donations, that might be matched by a company’s Matching Grants Program.
Disney employees also helped batch shelves during A Gift For Teaching, a nonprofit that reserve giveaway propagandize reserve to teachers for students in need.
“With their inexhaustible donations and hours of service, Disney VoluntEARS have done a certain disproportion for students via Central Florida,” pronounced Jane Thompson, boss of AGFT.