Disney Donates $500K to California Wildfire Victims. The company that brings joy and smiles to people around the globe is bringing relief and support to those impacted by California wildfires as well. Funds will be used to support firefighters on the front lines working to contain the blaze and assist California residents immediately affected.
“The firefighters are true heroes, and we honor their tireless commitment as they continue to battle these devastating wildfires,” said Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger. “Our hearts go out to the families and communities that have been so severely affected.”
The California Community Foundation’s Wildfire Relief Fund will be the recipient of donations from Disney. This fund provides immediate support and long-term recovery efforts stemming from major California wildfires. Monies will support programs for preparedness, as well as emotional and financial assistance to firefighters, their families, and the communities they protect.
Also announced, Disney Employee Matching Gifts: A Program of The Walt Disney Company Foundation, will be matching dollar-for-dollar contributions from Disney employees (to eligible relief and recovery organizations)
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