Disney and UNICEF unite for healthy nutrition for children in Argentina and Mexico

Families that join will have access to a cooking master class taught by Mexican singer and actress Danna Paola and Argentine chef Tomás Kalika.

BUENOS AIRES, October 5, 2022. – From today until October 26, Disney and UNICEF present “PIXAR RESTED. Exciting experiences”, a campaign in support of UNICEF and with the purpose of promoting healthy eating and the well-being of children and adolescents in Argentina and Mexico, through a gastronomic proposal for the whole family.

The initiative invites the public to contribute to UNICEF’s children’s programs by making a donation on its official site (help.unicef.org/disney). Those who make their donations will have access to a master classes exclusive from October 27, hosted by the Mexican singer and actress Danna Paola and the renowned Argentine chef Thomas Kalika. In this special pre-recorded class, they will prepare delicious and healthy recipes, inspired by three Disney and Pixar movies: COCO, LUCA Y GRIDand will share tips for cooking nutritious meals and leading a healthier life.

In turn, those who have donated to UNICEF from this campaign in Argentina and Mexico will also have the opportunity to gain access to a Meet & Greet virtual and exclusive with Danna Paola and Tomás Kalika on November 8. Additionally, throughout the campaign, families will be able to access content that inspires them to prepare healthy recipes while enjoying their favorite Disney and Pixar stories. This content is already available on the official channel of Disney Latin America on YouTube (Disney Recipes 🎂🍽).

This new campaign that we are carrying out from today together with UNICEF is part of our 360° initiative that we call #ViveMásSaludable, framed in Disney’s sustained commitment to accompany families in promoting healthier lifestyles”, expressed Belén Urbaneja, VP of Corporate Social Responsibility, Brand Management and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, The Walt Disney Company Latin America. “The company’s support for organizations such as UNICEF, which manage to positively impact the lives of children and young people through nutrition, contributes to reinforcing our objective of using the power of our entertainment to help healthy habits reach more people in the region”, Urbaneja concluded.

As Youssouf Abdel-Jelil, UNICEF Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, indicates, “We are extremely concerned that in Latin America and the Caribbean more than 10 million children under the age of 5 suffer from some form of malnutrition[1]either malnutrition or overweight. Balanced nutrition begins at home and is essential for each child to have a healthy development. We invite families to join this joint initiative of UNICEF and Disney, with which we want to create spaces for them to share the habit of healthy nutrition with their sons and daughters.”.

PIXAR RESTED. Exciting experiences” is part of a sustained collaboration between Disney and UNICEF to strengthen the physical and emotional well-being of children and adolescents, so that they can live a fuller life, reaching their dreams and their potential.

Disney and UNICEF unite for healthy nutrition for children in Argentina and Mexico