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Disney World hosts largest-ever wish-granting event for World Princess Week

The Disney World resort has hosted its largest-ever wish-granting event with more than 50 children invited to the resort for its Once Upon A Wish Party




More than 50 children were invited to Disney World for the event    Credit: Disney World

In honour of this year’s World Princess Week, the Disney World resort in Orlando, Florida, has hosted its largest-ever wish-granting event.

More than 50 children and their families from organisations such as the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Give Kids the World, were invited to the resort for the ‘Once Upon A Wish Party’.

The first-of-its-kind event featured more than 30 iconic Disney princesses and characters, including Cinderella and Minnie Mouse, and included a tea party in Wonderland and a royal ball.

In addition, the children attending were surprised with Disney princess dresses, character-themed Mickey and Minnie Mouse ears, wands, tiaras and books ahead of the trip.

To complete the experience, families enjoyed a several-day stay at the Give Kids The World Village with access to the Disney parks.

The Once Upon A Wish Party included more than 30 iconic Disney characters including Cinderella and Minnie Mouse   CREDIT: DISNEY WORLD


“As the number-one wish granter for our organisation, Disney is helping to deliver joy when it’s needed most,” said Leslie Motter, president and CEO of Make-A-Wish America.

“Through their stories and characters, Disney is creating unforgettable wish-granting experiences, like Once Upon A Wish Party, that allow families the space to create happy new memories together that I know will last a lifetime.”

Josh D’Amaro, chairman of Disney parks, experiences and products, added: “Granting wishes is some of the most important work that we do at Disney.

“We’re humbled that so many wish kids choose Disney – it’s an honour, and we don’t take that responsibility lightly. It tells us what our brand and the Disney experience mean to people.”

According to Make-A-Wish UK, wishes create hope, happiness and memories for children, by empowering them to choose a wish that is unique to them “when so much else has been decided for them because of their health needs.”

Wish-granting events are now scheduled to take place at Disney resorts around the world, including Hong Kong Disneyland Resort and Aulani, A Disney Resort and Spa in Hawaii, US.


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Disney World hosts largest-ever wish-granting event for World Princess Week

The Disney World resort has hosted its largest-ever wish-granting event with more than 50 children invited to the resort for its Once Upon A Wish Party




More than 50 children were invited to Disney World for the event    Credit: Disney World

In honour of this year’s World Princess Week, the Disney World resort in Orlando, Florida, has hosted its largest-ever wish-granting event.

More than 50 children and their families from organisations such as the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Give Kids the World, were invited to the resort for the ‘Once Upon A Wish Party’.

The first-of-its-kind event featured more than 30 iconic Disney princesses and characters, including Cinderella and Minnie Mouse, and included a tea party in Wonderland and a royal ball.

In addition, the children attending were surprised with Disney princess dresses, character-themed Mickey and Minnie Mouse ears, wands, tiaras and books ahead of the trip.

To complete the experience, families enjoyed a several-day stay at the Give Kids The World Village with access to the Disney parks.

The Once Upon A Wish Party included more than 30 iconic Disney characters including Cinderella and Minnie Mouse   CREDIT: DISNEY WORLD


“As the number-one wish granter for our organisation, Disney is helping to deliver joy when it’s needed most,” said Leslie Motter, president and CEO of Make-A-Wish America.

“Through their stories and characters, Disney is creating unforgettable wish-granting experiences, like Once Upon A Wish Party, that allow families the space to create happy new memories together that I know will last a lifetime.”

Josh D’Amaro, chairman of Disney parks, experiences and products, added: “Granting wishes is some of the most important work that we do at Disney.

“We’re humbled that so many wish kids choose Disney – it’s an honour, and we don’t take that responsibility lightly. It tells us what our brand and the Disney experience mean to people.”

According to Make-A-Wish UK, wishes create hope, happiness and memories for children, by empowering them to choose a wish that is unique to them “when so much else has been decided for them because of their health needs.”

Wish-granting events are now scheduled to take place at Disney resorts around the world, including Hong Kong Disneyland Resort and Aulani, A Disney Resort and Spa in Hawaii, US.


 



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