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"You have given us immeasurable joy"

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Josh Gad has a great platform, thanks in part to his leading roles in Disney Frozen Franchise in which he talks about the affable snowman Olaf and in the live-action version of Beauty and the Beast. Now he's using it to give back to Disney employees who need help. "Data-reactid =" 32 "> Josh Gad has a great platform, also thanks to his leading roles in Disney's Frozen franchise, in which he expresses the likeable snowman Olaf and in the live-action version of" Beauty and That Beast. "Now he's using it to give back to Disney employees who need help.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Gad announced on Wednesday that he had been sent to thousands of people donates Disney employees who lost their jobs after the coronavirus pandemic, asked others who might do the same to do the same, and connected with a Facebook group called Actor Pantry, founded to help those affected to feed their families in difficult economic times. They regularly supply former performers with the essentials such as canned vegetables, peanut butter and noodles – as Disney calls its employees – that they need. "Data-reactid =" 33 "> Gad announced Wednesday that he is donating to thousands of people Disney employees who have lost their jobs in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. He asked others to do so and connected with A Facebook group called Cast Member Pantry, which was founded to help those affected feed their families in a country of time of economic hardship.They provide regular essentials for former performers – as Disney calls its workers – who need it like canned vegetables, peanut butter, and pasta.

Today I am making a donation to the thousands of Disney employees who have been laid off during these impossible times. If you can, please join us. You have given us immeasurable joy. Now let's return the favor🙏 https://t.co/jqEymuTTjO

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Gad's support was big news for the cast in the social media group. They applauded the actor and thanked him for bringing the matter up. At least one person wrote that his contribution drew their attention to the good works.

In the days leading up to the US presidential election, Gad also used his major social media – more than 617,000 on Twitter since Thursday – to campaign for a vote in Tuesday's national election. He is passionate about former Vice President Joe Biden.

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