Tag Archives: Make-A-Wish

Make-A-Wish Family’s “Terrible” Treatment at Disney

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The Walt Disney Company has a long-standing relationship with the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The Make-A-Wish Foundation sponsors life-changing wishes for children of all ages with critical illnesses. Over the past 40 years, the Walt Disney Company has helped grant more than 145,000 wishes in coordination with the foundation. This is because not only is Disney a family-friendly and child-centric brand, but ...

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Why August 20 Is a ‘Very Important Date’ for This Disney Park

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It’s hard not to get chills when your eyes meet Cinderella Castle from Main Street, U.S.A. Maybe it’s nostalgia, but the rush of emotions (and possibly tears) could come from a dreamier place. In almost every Disney film featuring a graceful princess, she begins her journey as someone living an ordinary life—typically overcoming turmoil. Whether it’s Cinderella’s evil stepsisters, Sleeping ...

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A “Truly Magical” Moment Shared by a Disneyland Cast Member and “Honorary Hero”

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There’s no such thing as “employees” in Walt Disney World. There are only storytellers and magic makers, and they’re appropriately called Cast Members. Since 1978, Cast Members have brought Disney themes to life for Guests, never breaking character while carrying on the theme Park’s productions. In the last 40 years, Disney’s onsite representatives have waved their wands to create magical ...

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Make-A-Wish Helps Second-Grader Fulfil Dream of Going to Disney World

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A young second-grader found his dream fulfilled when Make-A-Wish and Just Like New Overspray worked together to send him to Walt Disney World. Make-A-Wish and the Walt Disney Company are intimately connected. The company and the organization have been working together for years, and most recently, Disney Parks head Josh D’Amaro officially joined the board of Make-A-Wish America, expressing how ...

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A New Chapter for Disney and Make-a-Wish Might Be On the Horizon

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Disney Parks head Josh D’Amaro’s latest update might mean that Disney is going to be more supportive of Make-A-Wish visitors at the Parks. The Walt Disney Company is in the business of making magic and making Disney fans’ and Guests’ dreams come true. The entertainment giant has been doing this for 100 years now and has gotten so good at ...

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Disney Park Hosts First Make-A-Wish Experience Since Reopening

Disneyland Resort Make-A-Wish

Make-A-Wish and other wish-granting organizations have had a lengthy history of granting Wishes for children with critical illnesses for decades. At the Disneyland Resort, the first Wish through Make-A-Wish was granted in 1980, and thousands of Wishes have followed since then until the program was paused during the closure of the parks and resorts. Now, Make-A-Wish visits have returned to ...

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Make-A-Wish Alumni Experience Magical Moment During World Wish Day at Disney World

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Walt Disney World recently joined Make-A-Wish to celebrate World Wish Day with a special magical moment for alumni of the organization. World Wish Day was created to celebrate the anniversary of the founding of Make-A-Wish, which took place 42 years ago in 1980. Disney World celebrated the occasion by creating a moment for current Cast Members who are Wish alumni ...

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Video: Make-A-Wish Families Experience the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser

The Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser launched earlier this week at the Walt Disney World Resort, and Make-A-Wish families were welcomed aboard as some of the first Guests to experience some of the first voyages aboard the Halcyon. Through Walt Disney World’s partnership with Make-A-Wish, a number of Wish families were among the first to take a voyage on the latest ...

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Video: Wish Families Surprised With Voyage Aboard the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser

Walt Disney World is number one in the business of creating happiness, and one of the resort’s latest magical moments came to a number of Wish families who were just surprised with a voyage aboard the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser! Disney teamed up with Make-A-Wish and other wish-granting organizations to find some of the first Guests to experience this all-new ...

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Ways In Which Disney Gives Back

It’s that time of year again, when people start to behave a little more generously toward one another, and the spirit of giving is first and foremost in the minds of all. But for the Walt Disney Company, generous giving isn’t just a seasonal occurrence, but rather an ongoing effort year-round. Throughout its tenure, Disney has been committed to making ...

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