Virtual Fundraisers

Virtual Fundraiser event proceeds support The Walt Disney Family Museum’s education programs, which provide arts and animation instruction to the next generation of creative talent. Proceeds also support the museum’s initiatives to provide scholastic opportunities to under-resourced young people, including its newest initiative, the At-Promise Youth Animation Academy, an intensive animation-focused jobs-training program for high school students experiencing economic and social disadvantages.

For more information on the At-Promise Youth Animation Academy, see our September 2021 Update.

An Evening with Dr. Jane Goodall

In Conversation with Paul Baribault

Thursday, October 21, 2021

VIP Chat | 5–5:30pm PT
Sponsorship Packages Available

Enjoy an intimate conversation with Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute, and UN Messenger of Peace. Dr. Goodall will be joined by Paul Baribault, President and Chief Executive Officer of San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance, Vice Chair of the Jane Goodall Institute’s Board of Directors, and board member of the Jane Goodall Legacy Foundation.

Public Program | 5:30pm PT
Free to the Public; Registration Required

Join us for a special Q&A session as Dr. Goodall shares her message of hope and its impact in creating a better world for people, animals, and the planet we share. This program includes a special sneak peak of Dr. Goodall’s forthcoming audiobook, The Book of Hope: A Survival Guide for Trying Times.

To purchase tickets to the VIP Chat and reserve tickets to the Public Program, please visit waltdisney.org/goodall.

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please email gala@wdfmuseum.org.

Thank You to Our Sponsors

The Walt Disney Family Museum gratefully recognizes the generous support of our lead event sponsors:

The Walt Disney Company
Sharon D. Lund Foundation

Additional Sponsors at the $1,000 Level
John and Elizabeth Anderson Charitable Fund
Susan Casentini & Kyle Milligan
Shannon Wass & Dan Kelmenson
Farella Braun + Martel LLP
Don Hahn
Kirsten Komoroske
ProGuard Security Services
Amy Smith
Taylor Francis
Shelley Gagnet

Fireside Chat with Sir Tim Rice

Moderated by Don Hahn, Followed by Performances of Sir Tim Rice’s Works

Sunday, December 5, 2021
Full Details to Follow

Join us for a special virtual conversation with Sir Tim Rice, the internationally acclaimed lyricist and Emmy®, Grammy®, Oscar®, and Tony®-winner. Rice is well known for his work on Disney’s Aladdin (1992 and 2019), The Lion King (1994 and 2019), and Beauty and the Beast (1994 and 2017). He is also widely recognized for his impactful collaborations with Sir Andrew Lloyd Weber on Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (1968 and 1971) and Evita (1978). Join legendary, award-winning filmmaker Don Hahn in this special conversation with Rice on his inspiring career, followed by a medley of performances from notable Disney and Broadway stars.

To learn about sponsorship opportunities, please email gala@wdfmuseum.org.