Disney to donate $1 million from gross sales of its character-themed face masks to charity

Disney to donate $1 million from gross sales of its character-themed face masks to charity

Disney is promoting non-clinical face mask in the US that includes characters from throughout its multiverse, together with Pixar, Surprise, and Celebrity Wars, the company introduced. Disney will donate one million mask to to underserved groups by way of humanitarian support organization MedShare, and all earnings from the masks gross sales in the US through September 30th, as much as $1 million, will also go to MedShare.

The masks, which include Anna and Elsa from Frozen; Woody and Buzz Lightyear from Toy Story; The Avengers; R2D2 and Child Yoda (who Disney refers to as “the kid” in its liberate), are designed for the CDC’s recommendation that people wear material face coverings when out in public to forestall the spread of the coronavirus. Disney said. Fabric masks aren’t meant for use by means of doctors treating COVID-19 sufferers.

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“We understand this is a difficult time for families and wearing any form of mask can be daunting,” Edward Park, senior vice chairman of Disney store and shopDisney stated in an announcement. “Our desire is that Disney’s material face mask that includes a few of our so much loved characters will provide convenience to the families, fans and communities that are so important to us.”

The mask are available packs of four for $19.99 and are available for pre-order now in Disney’s online store, and are available quite a lot of sizes, including children’s sizes. according to the shopDisney site, the company expects the masks to be available by July fifteenth.

“Disney’s donations will make a major have an effect on within the groups we serve,” Charles Redding, CEO and president of MedShare stated in a press release.

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