Tag Archives: Make-A-Wish

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

Make-A-Wish Disney World

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: 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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Make-A-Wish Families Will Be Among the First Guests to Board the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser

The Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser is preparing for a launch in Spring 2022, and Guests attending the Destination D23 event this morning at Disney’s Contemporary Resort were the first to learn some new details about the experience from Chairman of Parks, Experiences and Products, Josh D’Amaro. During his opening presentation this morning, D’Amaro shared a sneak peek at lightsaber training ...

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Walt Disney World Supports Night of a Million Lights Event at Give the Kids the World Village

The Walt Disney World Resort regularly partners with Give Kids the World, and now for the second year, the resort has joined forces with the property to help complete their second annual Night of a Million Lights display. To create the display, decorators used millions of lights donated by Disney to create a total transformation of Give Kids the World ...

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Disney Ultimate Toy Drive Kicks Off in Support of Toys for Tots

Earlier today, the Walt Disney Company launched the Disney Ultimate Toy Drive by issuing a $500,000 donation to the Marine Toys for Tots Program. The program works to provide toys and gifts to children as needed during the holiday season, and is just the latest chapter in the company’s lengthy history of working with Toys for Tots. Disney’s connection with ...

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