On December 12th, Bob Iger and 150 Disney volunteers along with members of the Boys and Girls club of East Los Angeles, got together and built a new playground for the children of the area.
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LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Walt Disney Company's President and CEO, Bob Iger, and 150 other Disney VoluntEARS, including the Company's senior management team, continued their commitment to give back to local communities and rolled up their sleeves today to build a new playground for the kids of the Boys and Girls Club of East Los Angeles. Known as the "freeway club," as it is located between two major highways, this Club daily serves more than 300 low-income children in the immediate neighborhood. For this "done in a day" project, hundreds of volunteers from Disney and the Boys & Girls Club built a playground that was designed with the help of the children. The project was completed in collaboration with KaBOOM!, TreePeople and other local community members. The group was later joined by Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa who participated in a special dedication ceremony further demonstrating his recognition of the Company's ongoing commitment to the City of Los Angeles.