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19 nonprofits land Disney donations. See what they do.

October 4, 2023 Courtesy of Richard Bilbao – Associate Managing Editor, Orlando Business Journal 

Walt Disney World has donated $1.5 million across 19 Florida nonprofits, including many in metro Orlando.

The theme park giant on Oct. 2 gave grants ranging from $25,000-$100,000 to groups supporting Floridians and families, including establishing strong education and workforce development programs, supporting the arts and combatting homelessness and hunger.do corporate donations matter to Orlando businesses?

Corporation donations can spearhead initiatives that lead to revenue-producing work for businesses or help resolve regional issues such as workforce training, housing and more. Resolving those issues can help improve the overall landscape of the local business community.

“Florida has been our home for more than half a century, and each organization receiving a grant is doing amazing work for our community,” said Rena Langley, senior vice president of communications and public affairs at Walt Disney World Resort. “This will help them continue making big differences and is another step forward in our long history of giving back to those around us.”

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