Walt Disney Company donating $1 million to recovery efforts in the Bahamas

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The Walt Disney Company is donating $1 million to relief and recovery efforts in the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian.

In a statement, Disney's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger said, "The Walt Disney Company stands with the people of The Bahamas affected by Hurricane Dorian. We hope our $1 million donation will provide much-needed relief and help our neighbors, colleagues, and all those impacted by this devastating storm begin the long process of recovery as they work to put their lives and communities back together."

Disney's commitment includes a $1 million donation to nonprofit relief agencies that will be undertaking recovery and rebuilding efforts, as well as the provision of supplies – including food staples and basic construction materials – to those in impacted areas.