Disney Releases New Animated Short To Celebrate 40 Years With Make-A-Wish


To celebrate 40 years of Disney and Make-A-Wish working together, Disney has released an adorable new animated short, From Our Family to Yours. The short celebrates festive traditions and a Mickey Mouse plush being passed down from grandmother to granddaughter. Make sure you check it out!

Disney has also released the vintage Mickey Mouse plush featured in the short. It is now available on shopDisney. The plush is complete with the repaired ear from the story. When you purchase the plush, 25% of the purchase price goes to Make-A-Wish. They will be available until January 31, 2021.

Image courtesy of the Disney Parks Blog/Disney

Disney has also released a stunning line of “Wishes Come True Blue” merchandise, including Minnie Mouse ears, a spirit jersey, and a Loungefly mini backpack. Again, 25% of the purchase price goes to Make-A-Wish until April 29, 2021.

Make-A-Wish is a charity that works to make wishes come true for children battling critical illnesses. They aim to provide hope and light to these families and to help the children fight harder against their illness. To find out more or to donate, visit the Make-A-Wish website here.

Make sure you get yours now from shopDisney!

Lynette has been a lifelong nerd and over the last few years finally learned to let her freak flag fly. She likes to dip her toe into almost every fandom but is particularly passionate about Supernatural, Stranger Things, Marvel and Disney. When she isn’t binge watching programs, she loves to swim, sing and (true to her Ravenclaw nature) read. Lynette joined the Nerds and Beyond staff in 2019 and loves sharing her nerdy knowledge with the world.

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