WDWNT: The Toys for Tots Marathon 2018 Starts Friday Night, Don’t Miss 50-Hours of Disney Fun, Games, and Surprises!

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Every year since 2008, WDW News Today has hosted a charity drive at the end of November to raise money for the Toys for Tots Foundation. To date, we have raised over $41,000 for this amazing organization with donations through our website and those made during our annual live program during the holiday season. This year, we are once again asking you to be a part of this holiday tradition where we continue Walt Disney’s dream and try to make a difference in the lives of those less fortunate.

Over 60 years ago, Walt Disney became one of the original sponsors of the Toys for Tots foundation, which ensures that every underprivileged child receives a toy during the holiday season. Walt and his animators personally designed the original Toys for Tots train logo that is still used today and the first poster created for Toys for Tots. In this spirit, WDW News Today is putting on a 50-HOUR live broadcast to raise money for Toys for Tots. We hope you will join us beginning at 9PM ET on November 30, 2018 when the broadcast begins and will help us by making a donation to this great cause at toys.WDWNT.com.

Here’s a schedule of events for the entire 50-hour broadcast (all times EST). More will be added as we get closer to the show:

Friday, November 30th

9:00-11:00PM: WDW News Tonight with Tom Corless and Nick LoCicero
11:00PM-12:00AM: WDWNT: The Match Game

Saturday, December 1st

1:00AM: Late Night Fun with Ben Harris begins (Games & More)

10:00AM: Cooking with Nick: Lumpia and more
12:00PM: Ride Rehab LIVE: Holiday Overlays
1:00PM: Let’s Play: Nintendo’s Adventures in the Magic Kingdom
2:00PM: Disney Vacation Photo Memories
3:00PM: All Available Space
4:00-6:00PM: WDWNT Nerd Alert LIVE
6:00-7:00PM: The Fan-ly Feud
7:00-9:00PM: Tom’s Tokyo Trip Recap
9:00-9:30PM: WDWNT ParksCenter
11:00PM-12:00AM: “See Ya’ Real Late” with Tom Corless Holiday Special

Sunday, December 2nd

1:00AM: Ride Rehab LIVE: The Perfect Disney Attraction
2:00AM: Late Night Fun with Ben Harris begins (Games & More)
8:00-10:00AM: Live from Early Morning Magic at the Magic Kingdom
11:00AM: WDWNT: The Pyramid
12:00-2:00PM: The Best of the Rest Final Four : Universal Rides Edition
2:00-3:00PM: WDWNT’s Around the Hub LIVE
3:00-4:00PM: Disney Parks Pursuit
5:00-8:00PM: WDWNT Back to the Future LIVE! – The Osborne Family Spectacle of Lights
8:00PM: Live Auctions
9:00-11:00PM: The Big Finish (and continuing Live Auctions)

All other times feature live interactive chat with WDWNT personalities and special guests.

Your Chance to be a Part of the Fun!

As always, part of this amazing event will be out signature game shows, giving our readers and listeners many chances to win some great prizes!

Later this week we will be taking pre-registrations for the contestant spots on many of the games. Please stay tuned for the sign-up form.

The audio portion of this entire broadcast will be streamed live at WDWNTunes.com. As well, there will be several programs during the course of the 50-hours that will also be available in video form via YouTube. We hope you will join is for this fun show starting on November 30th at 9PM EST and will donate what you can to Toys for Tots through our Fundraiser Page.

About the author

Jason Diffendal

Jason has been a lifelong fan of the Disney parks since his first visit at age 2. His biennial pilgrimages during his childhood accelerated into semi-annual visits by the year 2000, when he also Joined the Disney Vacation Club. Luckily, Jason’s bride-to-be was also a Disney fan, which allowed his infatuation with the Disney parks to continue, and ultimately culminated in their wedding at Disney's Wedding Pavilion in September 2003. Early in 2007, Jason began his involvement with the planning for what became Celebration 25, the unofficial fan gathering to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Epcot®. Soon thereafter, Jason met Tom Corless at a pin trading meet in New Jersey, and became part of the WDW News Today podcast starting with Episode 17. Jason has been involved with the WDWNT Network ever since, and can't seem to escape no matter how hard he tries.
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