Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS) Donates $1 Million To Help Orlando

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After Florida suffered the largest mass shooting in U.S. history at nightclub Pulse in Orlando, mayor Buddy Dyer created the OneOrlando fund to help the victims and their loved ones.

Disney decided to help, and boy did they help. On Tuesday, Walt Disney announced it would be donating $1 million. Not only that, but the company will match donations from its employees too and friends and family members of the victims will be able to stay at Disney World for free.

OneOrlando will be distributing the money to nonprofits working to help the victims and their families, the LGBT and Latino communities, and other groups that need support in the wake of the incident.

“We are heartbroken by this tragedy and hope our commitment will help those in the community affected by this senseless act,” Bob Chapek, chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, said in a press release.

“With 74,000 Cast Members who call Orlando home, we mourn the loss of the victims and offer our condolences to their families, friends, and loved ones.”

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