WWE announces Founding Partnership for the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games at WrestleMania 29: photos
WWE announced at WrestleMania 29 that it has become a Founding Partner for the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games.
The announcement was made on stage at MetLife Stadium with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, 2014 USA Games Chairman and CEO TJ Nelligan, President of Special Olympics North America Bob Gobrecht ...
... President of Special Olympics New Jersey Marc Edenzon, WWE Executive Vice President of Creative Stephanie McMahon and Special Olympics athletes Ashley Weber of New Jersey and David Dennin of Connecticut.
The 2014 Special Olympics USA Games is a national sporting event in New Jersey June 14 to 21.
The 2014 USA Games will celebrate the Special Olympics movement, promote the ideals of acceptance and inclusion through sport, and showcase the abilities of athletes with intellectual disabilities.
WWE will utilize all of its platforms, including TV broadcasts, Live Events, and digital and social media to generate awareness and raise funds in support of the USA Games.
Nearly 3,500 athletes will travel to New Jersey for the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games to compete in 16 Olympic-style team and individual sports, with the support of 1,000 coaches, 10,000 volunteers and an anticipated 70,000 spectators.