The Walt Disney Company has donated $500,000 to aid humanitarian relief efforts across Central Mexico after recent earthquakes. The donation will support the efforts of the Mexican Red Cross, Save the Children and UNICEF. Disney will make additional donations of goods and services as needed.
Claudio Chiaromonte, executive vice president and managing director, The Walt Disney Company Latin America, offered the following statement:
As our thoughts and prayers go out to the people of Mexico, we are once again overwhelmed by the resiliency and unity shown in response to a natural disaster. Disney has a long tradition of supporting communities all over the world, and we are proud to join with the people of Mexico as they begin to recover and rebuild from these terrible tragedies.
The Walt Disney Company employs more than 250 people in Mexico at the Disney offices and the ESPN Deportes Network.