Disneyland Resort to donate excess food during closure due to coronavirus

Posted at 9:35 AM, Mar 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-14 09:35:31-04

As the number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases and deaths continue to rise in the United States, Disneyland will be closing their doors starting March 14.

Disneyland Resort announced Friday it will be donating all excess food during this closure to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County.

In a blog post Disney Parks writes, "while closely following food safety guidelines, excess inventory of dairy, fruit, vegetables, packaged goods and banquet meals is being donated Second Harvest Food Bank, whose mission is to end hunger in Orange County."

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The park has an ongoing commitment to reducing food waste donating over 20,000 meals just last year.

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The closure of Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure is schedule to last until the end of the month.

While they cite no reported cases of COVID-19, the park is closing after reviewing the governor of California's executive order.

Along with Disneyland, Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, Disneyland Paris Resort and Disney Cruise Line are also suspending operation.

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