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Celebrating the Magic of Families Volunteering Together
Disney Parks and Points of Light are celebrating family volunteerism by rewarding nonprofits and schools in the United States with Disney parks tickets for hosting – or participating in – family volunteering activities. When you give, we give! Eligible organizations create and register projects, track family volunteers, and complete approved projects to receive complimentary park tickets from Disney.
Honoring the Historic Contributions of Extraordinary Women Changemakers
During Women’s History Month, we recognize and celebrate the significant contributions that women have made throughout our history, honoring their achievements and the great economic, social and political causes that these points of light dedicated their lives to.
Inspired by a Family Value of Giving Back, Teen Empowers At-Risk Girls
Inspired by the example set by their parents – who engaged the girls in volunteering activities from a young age – Shreya Mantha and her younger sister Sahana set out to honor their grandmother’s wish by making a difference for at-risk girls in their hometown of Charlotte, North Carolina.
Turning Her Pain into Purpose, Youth Advocate Works to Give a Voice to the Voiceless
"I feel like the voiceless need a voice," says Samantha Gerson. "I want to be that person who a struggling 16-year-old girl goes, 'I’m in a tough spot, and no one cares … but at least she is speaking my truth. She is saying what needs to be said.' I feel like maybe I can have that impact on someone."

Stories of Change

How to Do Good on Good Deeds Day

Good Deeds Day is a global celebration that unites people from more than 100 countries to...

Building a Culture of Service, Marlins Exec...

In 2010, the Miami Marlins launched a community initiative called Marlins Ayudan (“help...

Turning Her Pain into Purpose, Youth Advocate...

At age 14, Samantha Gerson was placed in a residential treatment center; but instead of...

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