The Walt Disney Company and Make-A-Wish® Launch #FriendLikeMe Challenge with Will Smith in Celebration of Studio’s Upcoming Release “Aladdin”

The Walt Disney Company and Make-A-Wish® launched the #FriendLikeMe Challenge today – World Wish Day® – to celebrate the May 24, 2019 release of the studio’s much anticipated new movie, “Aladdin.” Movie tickets are on sale now. The #FriendLikeMe Challenge is part of a global cause marketing campaign supported by two Make-A-Wish wish granters, Disney and Will Smith. The actor/recording artist, who stars in Disney’s “Aladdin” as the wish-granting Genie, encourages fans and celebrities to participate in the campaign and help show the world: Where there’s a wish, there’s a…

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Make-A-Wish® Announces Global Celebration of Wish Alumni with World Wish Day® Campaign

Make-A-Wish® – the global organization that creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses – will celebrate World Wish Day on April 29, the 39th anniversary of the wish for then-7-year-old Chris Greicius that inspired the founding of the organization. World Wish Day® celebrates the hundreds of thousands of life-changing wishes that have been granted – and the thousands of wishes still to come. In preparation for the milestone day, Make-A-Wish is launching a month-long World Wish Day campaign with the theme: “Where there’s a wish, there’s a way.” Throughout…

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The Walt Disney Company and Make-A-Wish® Invite Fans to “Share Your Ears” to Help Grant Wishes in Celebration of 90 Years of Mickey Mouse

The Walt Disney Company today launched its 2018 Share Your Ears campaign, benefiting Make-A-Wish. The campaign kicked off during Mickey’s 90th Spectacular on ABC tonight with a segment from Robin Roberts, award-winning broadcaster and co-anchor of ABC’s Good Morning America, on the significance of wish granting. The elegant affair featured star-studded musical performances and moving tributes in celebration of 90 years of Mickey Mouse. For the third year in a row, Disney is supporting Make-A-Wish by inviting fans to share their ears on social media to grant more wishes. From now…

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Marvel Studios: Hero Acts Commits More Than $1m to Help Children Impacted by Serious Illness

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of Marvel Studios, Marvel Studios: Hero Acts is donating $1.25 million to provide transformative experiences to strengthen the lives of children impacted by serious illness. The grant will provide $800,000 to Make-A-Wish® to grant life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses around the world, and $450,000 to Starlight Children’s Foundation to help bring joy and comfort to children in hospitals. Chris Evans and Tom Holland, stars of Marvel Studios’ blockbuster Avengers: Infinity War, celebrated the announcement with special screenings of the film at New…

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WWE® Supports 12 Charities with New Facebook Watch Show

WWE  today unveiled the 12 charitable organizations paired up with WWE Superstars competing in Mixed Match Challenge, a single-elimination mixed tag-team tournament, where the winning team will receive $100,000 to support their charity of choice. Mixed Match Challenge is a 12-week tournament that will stream live in the U.S. exclusively on Facebook Watch beginning this Tuesday, January 16 at 10 p.m. ET. “Giving back is in WWE’s DNA and part of our long history, so we are thrilled that each Mixed Match Challenge team will compete to win the grand prize of $100,000 to support…

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