The tragedy of Notre Dame is not going unnoticed by the Walt Disney Company, as CEO Bob Iger has pledged to donate $5 million dollars to help rebuild the iconic cathedral in France after a fire gutted much of it earlier this week.
From the Press Release:
“Notre-Dame is a beacon of hope and beauty that has defined the heart of Paris and the soul of France for centuries, inspiring awe and reverence for its art and architecture and for its enduring place in human history. The Walt Disney Company stands with our friends and neighbors in the community, offering our heartfelt support as well as a $5 million donation for the restoration of this irreplaceable masterpiece,” said Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company.
Our hearts do go out to the people of Paris during this tragedy.