Today, 300 children and their families were invited to enjoy a day of escape at Disneyland Paris. As part of the annual campaign “Les Oubliés des Vacances” organized by non-profit Secours Populaire, the guests were accompanied by Disney VoluntEARS to enjoy fan-favorite attractions and see Disney characters at selfie spots throughout the parks.
In the afternoon, the VoluntEARS prepared backpacks filled with school supplies during a workshop. Before leaving, the children all received a bag to help them prepare for the school year.
“Every year for the past 29 years, Disneyland Paris has provided magical days for the children and families we support. Since our first partnership in 1993, when Secours Populaire Français and its European partners were chosen to bring 6,500 children to Disneyland Paris for Mickey’s 65th birthday celebration, many days have been offered to families and children. During these days, children and families enjoy the attractions and the magic of the park. This magic allows them to escape from their daily life and to come back with nice memories to tell, especially at the beginning of the school year. A big thank you to Disneyland Paris and all its Disney VoluntEARS. You put stars in the eyes of children!
Thierry Robert – Director General Secours Populaire Français.
This day is part of Disneyland Paris’ engagement to helping families in need through the many solidarity actions organized throughout the year, particularly with Secours Populaire.