World of Hope


We bring comfort, strength and joy to our communities; inspiring resilience and hope, especially for children. 

Through financial contributions, collaborations with not-for-profit organizations, in-kind donations, and employee volunteerism, Disney brings positive, lasting change to communities around the world.

Moments that Matter

In 2023, together with our charitable partners and healthcare professionals, we created over 100,000 transformative Moments that Matter for children and young people living with serious illness, trauma and social isolation; helping to build emotional resilience when it’s needed the most.


Charitable Giving

Our charitable giving contributions are aligned to our CSR focus areas; leveraging our unique resources, skills, talents, and expertise to help create a world of belonging, a world in balance and a world of hope through positive, meaningful and measurable impact.



Through our Disney VoluntEARS programme, the company encourages employees worldwide to donate their time and talents to support their local communities. Our employees and cast members from across the company have collectively contributed nearly 13 million hours to make a difference.


Over 40 years of wish granting

In 2023, together with our long-standing charitable and healthcare partners, we were able to deliver over 100,000 transformative Moments that Matter for seriously-ill and socially-isolated children and young people across Europe, Middle East and Africa. Wish granting has been at the heart of our programme for over 40 years, working with 59 charitable wish organisations to grant more than 150,000 wishes worldwide; bringing comfort, strength and joy through unique Disney experiences. In addition, we are committed to re-imagining the journey for children in hospitals and places of care. Working in partnership with Health Care Professionals and charitable partners, we re-imagine spaces, procedures, experiences, and recovery to reduce fear and anxiety.

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Our efforts across EMEA are transformative, measured through insights and evaluation. The Theory of Change methodology research carried out by the New Economics Foundation and in partnership with for our long-standing charity partners in the UK gives greater insight and understanding into our approach and helps ensure we make a difference through maximum impact.

Theory of Change – New Economics Foundation


Charitable organisations can access our EMEA charitable giving guidelines to understand more about our support and who we work with. We ask that we are only approached by organisation who align with our goals and meet our criteria.

View Disney EMEA Charitable Giving Guidelines


Through the Disney VoluntEARS Grants program, employees and cast members can turn their eligible hours of volunteer service into a financial contribution from the company to an eligible charity of their choice.

In 2022, our employees and cast members from across the company have collectively contributed over 480,000 hours to make a difference.

View Social Responsibility Report