Walt Disney Travel Company donated £10 to Make-A-Wish with every 2019 ticket that was purchased from 4th June - 12th July 2019.
To celebrate the release of Disney’s live action "Aladdin", between 4th June - 12th July 2019, Walt Disney Travel Company and Disney Worldwide Services donated £10 for every Walt Disney World park entrance ticket booked for a 2019 arrival, raising a grand total of £100,000!
Each qualifying ticket purchased during this time has gone towards helping Make-A-Wish to grant more life-changing wishes for seriously-ill children across Europe.
Make-A-Wish creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. Whether it is starring in their own films, walking with dinosaurs, going on an amazing holiday, meeting a celebrity hero or having a bedroom makeover, wishes are varied, personal and magical!
Make-A-Wish are on a quest to bring every eligible child's wish to life, because a wish is an integral part of a child's treatment journey. Research shows children who have wishes granted can build the physical and emotional strength they need to fight a critical illness.
Make-A-Wish is the world’s leading children’s wish-granting organisation, serving children in more than 50 countries worldwide.
Together, generous donors, supporters, staff and 40,000 volunteers worldwide, grant a wish every 17 minutes, on average, somewhere in the world.
More about Disney and Make-A-Wish
How Our Donation Will Help
A wish is a carefully planned journey, designed to complement a child’s medical treatment, and give them the hope, strength and joy they need to fight their illness.
The whole Wish Journey - from wish capture to building anticipation to lasting memories - aids physical and emotional healing by building strong positive experiences. The Wish Journey builds emotional resilience and helps children and their families to better cope with critical illness.
A wish gives children renewed energy and strength, brings families closer together, and unites communities throughout the Wish Journey - not just at the point of wish realisation. Together, we can create Moments that Matter when they’re needed the most.
At age 7 Ayesha had stage 4 cancer and her family were told she only had 2 weeks to live. The Make-A-Wish foundation granted Ayesha and her family a trip to Walt Disney World. The trip to Disney made her and the family's wishes come true. Ayesha battled through her illness and is now cancer free volunteering as a Cast Member at Walt Disney World, giving back the magic she once received to children with similar or other critical illnesses.
Ayesha's full story is below.
Disney’s Ultimate Ticket
Designed for UK and Ireland guests and available to purchase pre-departure, Disney’s Ultimate Ticket includes unlimited access to our 4 magical Theme Parks and 2 splash-tastic Water Parks:
- Magic Kingdom Park
- Disney's Hollywood Studios
- Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park
- Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park
- Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park
Explore a host of new experiences across the Disney Parks, including Pandora - The World of Avatar and Toy Story Land!
Disney FastPass+ and Memory Maker
You won’t miss out on any of the magic with Disney FastPass+ included with your Ultimate Ticket. Disney FastPass+ allows you to reserve access to some of the most popular attractions, shows, parades, Character experiences and more from the comfort of your own home up to 60 days before arrival!
What’s more, Memory Maker (standard gate price $210) allows you to have your magical Walt Disney World moments captured by Disney PhotoPass photographers and enjoy unlimited digital downloads of your holiday snaps.