WWE is committed to providing resources to our fans, Superstars and employees throughout the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Each of our community and nonprofit partners have resources available for you to utilize. Please visit coronavirus.gov for the latest information and resources on how you can protect yourself.
The Ad Council
The Ad Council has partnered with The White House, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to develop materials to help inform Americans about the steps they can take to protect themselves and prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Please visit coronavirus.gov for more info and use #AloneTogether on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
American Red Cross
WWE has partnered with the American Red Cross to encourage blood donations across the U.S. Nearly 4,000 Red Cross blood drives have been canceled across the U.S. due to coronavirus concerns, resulting in more than 100,000 fewer blood donations. The American Red Cross is taking steps to ensure your health and safety while giving blood during this pandemic. Donating blood is critical in the fight against this disease, and it will save lives. Please visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment.
UNICEF is a trusted resource and expert when it comes to helping the world's most vulnerable children, especially in a time of crisis. UNICEF is working tirelessly to provide communication, supplies, healthcare and education support to those affected by COVID-19. During this time, UNICEF USA is offering expanded resources to teachers and parents to keep kids healthy and safe at home. The UNICEF Kid Power platform has launched for free to parents and teachers at home, with WWE Superstars Kid Power Ups available to watch. Visit unicefusa.org/wwecommunity
Make-A-Wish is working with wish kids and families around the world to ensure their health and well-being during the coronavirus pandemic. During this time, to encourage hope, Make-A-Wish is inviting the community to take three simple actions:
- Write, video or photograph yourself sharing a message of hope. Be creative!
- Post to any social media channel, tag @MakeAWish and use the hashtag, #WishesAreWaiting.
- Tag and invite two or more of your friends to join in.
Post to any social media channel, tag @MakeAWish (@MakeAWishAmerica on Instagram) and use the hashtag, #WishesAreWaiting.
Global Citizen: Together At Home
Global Citizen, in partnership with the World Health Organization, has launched the series Together At Home, aimed at unifying people around the world when they may feel isolated by the conditions of COVID-19 and asking them to take action alongside the organizations to increase funding for the WHO's Solidarity Response Fund. Visit globalcitizen.org/coronavirus, where Global Citizen has curated several targeted actions through the guidance of the WHO to ensure that these efforts are directly impacting the global response.
Special Olympics is committed to the health and well-being of Athletes around the world. People with intellectual disabilities are at increased risk of respiratory disease, of pneumonia, death from the flu and are more vulnerable to the effects of COVID-19. Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, Special Olympics is offering various resources for Athletes to stay healthy during this time. WWE and Special Olympics have partnered to launch the School of Strength, a virtual fitness series featuring WWE Superstar Becky Lynch.
Boys & Girls Clubs of America
With the pandemic of COVID-19 forcing schools and after-school programs to close, America’s kids need us now more than ever. Millions of youth rely on programs like the Boys & Girls Club to provide academic support. BGCA is providing access to their online learning platform with Comcast NBCUniversal, MyFuture. Families and caregivers can access these digital resources to learn, create, play, and learn valuable skills like coding and digital arts. Please visit myfuture.net for more information.
- Boys & Girls Clubs are providing important services to help communities navigate this new and challenging climate, some are facilitating provision of meals and, in some cases, lending support to families of medical workers.
- BGCA is sharing their Youth Development Toolbox app. Used regularly by Club staff, YD Toolbox includes activities and learning opportunities for children to use while engage in at home.
- BGCA is also providing access to their online learning platform with Comcast NBCUniversal, MyFuture. Families and caregivers can access these digital resources to learn, create, play, and learn valuable skills like coding and digital arts. Please visit myfuture.net for more information.
- BGCA is also calling for donations to offset the financial impact of the Coronavirus.
- BGCA nationally is developing a strategy to ready the clubs to continue serving the communities when the kids are back in school. Locally, they’re monitoring kids’ school work to ensure curriculum needs are being met.
WWE is partnered with Girl Up through our Sports For A Purpose platform. During the coronavirus pandemic, Girl Up is engaging audiences by providing online resources that will allow them to stay engaged virtually with their Clubs and communities.
- WWE, Girl Up and the Women’s Sports Foundation launched a Virtual Panel Series that featured WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon and WWE Superstars Charlotte Flair and Alexa Bliss, which focused on topics like Leadership and Mental Health.
- The Sports for a Purpose Club challenge and petition focuses on existing gender inequities girls face in sports and with a petition calling on the IOC to continue to ensure equality in the global sporting world.
- Girl Up’s STEM for Social Good curriculum utilizes 10 activities based on human-centered design. The activities are tailored for low-resource settings and encourage readers to come up with their own STEM solutions to community problems. They can continue to apply for Girl Up grants to move their solutions forward.
- Girl Up will soon be rolling out WiSci Girls STEAM Mini-Challenges, giving the community of young STEAM enthusiasts small activities to do at home or virtually with their peers.
- Please visit GirlUp.org for more information on how you can get involved.
Susan G. Komen
Susan G. Komen takes the health and safety of our breast cancer community very seriously, and they need us now more than ever. On March 30, Komen announced the Komen COVID-19 Action Fund to help the organization support the unique needs of people facing breast cancer during this health and economic crisis. The Komen COVID-19 Action Fund helps ensure important services continue for those in need, including Komen’s Breast Care and Clinical Trials Helpline, which is receiving record-high call volume; guiding patients through difficult decisions and providing psychosocial support from oncology social workers; and Komen’s Treatment Assistance program, which provides financial assistance to patients going through treatment.
People and companies interested in supporting the unique needs of breast cancer patients during this health crisis are encouraged to visit coronavirus.komen.org to learn more and to donate to the Fund.
Hire Heroes USA
As our country continues to navigate uncharted challenges, Hire Heroes USA's mission to empower U.S. military members, veterans and military spouses to succeed in the civilian workforce never ceases. Their virtual programs will continue providing personalized career coaching and employment preparation. Services are virtual and free. Visit the Hire Heroes USA website to learn more and register for virtual workshops and webinars at hireheroesusa.org/career-events.