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Walt Disney World Gives $1.5 Million Total to 19 Florida Non-Profits

October 2, 2023, Courtesy of Shannen Ace

Walt Disney World has announced that they are donating $1.5 million total to 19 Florida non-profit organizations. 

Here is the list of Disney Grant recipients:

  • Bok Tower Gardens: Inspiring a better and more beautiful world.
  • Central Florida Community Arts: Creating an artistic family that celebrates our natural abilities.
  • Children’s Home Society of Florida: Building bridges to success for children.
  • Christian Service Center: Preventing homelessness, combating poverty, cultivating self-sufficiency and restoring hope.
  • Conductive Education Center of Orlando: Transforming the lives of children and adults with motor disabilities.
  • Conservation Florida: Protecting Florida’s water, wildlife, and wild places.
  • ELEVATE Orlando: Equipping local youth to thrive and contribute to their community.
  • Foundation for Foster Children: Creating meaningful connections for children in foster care.
  • Habitat for Humanity — Lake & Sumter Counties and Seminole County & Greater Apopka: Bringing people together to build homes, communities, and hope.
  • Hope Partnership: Providing a holistic continuum of care in order to end homelessness and poverty in Central Florida.
  • IDignity: Restoring dignity and hope by providing identification.
  • Limbitless Solutions at the University of Central Florida: Empowering confidence and increasing accessibility in the limb difference community through art-infused bionics.
  • Orlando Science Center: Inspiring science learning for life.
  • Osceola Arts: Promoting, cultivating, and fostering interest and participation in the arts.
  • Page 15: Empowering children of all abilities to discover their own voice.
  • Steinway Society of Central Florida: Stimulating and nourishing the musical knowledge and artistic talents of disadvantaged youth.
  • Volunteers for Community Impact: Ending social isolation.
  • Zebra Coalition: Supporting and inspiring LGBTQ+ youth.

Click to read the full story from Shannen Ace at WDW News Today.