WWE issued the following press release:
STAMFORD, Conn., August 14, 2012 – WWE (NYSE: WWE) and Party City today announced an alliance to “Help Make Wishes Come True,” a joint initiative to support Make-A-Wish®. Party City, the official party store of WWE, is currently conducting a nationwide in-store fundraiser through August 18 where customers can support Make-A-Wish with donations collected at any of the 750 Party City stores across the country. One hundred percent of the donations collected will benefit the organization with a minimum financial contribution of $75,000.
Party City and WWE Superstar The Miz® will present a check to Make-A-Wish in the ring at SummerSlam® Axxess at Nokia Plaza at LA Live on August 18.
“Our support of Make-A-Wish is inspired by the children that are the very heart of our business,” said Gerald Rittenberg, Chief Executive Officer of Amscan Holdings Inc. “We are excited to partner with WWE to help grant the wishes of children through Make-A-Wish and allow them the opportunity to celebrate life’s special moments with friends and family.”
WWE and its Superstars have been granting wishes for Make-A-Wish kids for more than 30 years. WWE and Make-A-Wish will continue their commitment to put smiles on the faces of courageous children and their families all over the world. Join WWE and help grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions by visiting wish.org to learn more.