WWE awards $125,000 in Be a STAR grants

by Colin Vassallo | 30/01/2014 12:22 PM

WWE and The Creative Coalition, the co-founders of the Be a STAR anti-bullying campaign awarded $125,000 in grants to five qualified non-profit public charities that develop and implement anti-bullying programs.

The five grantees of the inaugural Be a STAR grant program are The Armory Foundation from New York, New York; Blue Star Families from Falls Church, Virginia; DoSomething.org from New York, New York, East LA Boys & Girls Club from Los Angeles, California; and National Voices for Equality, Education and Enlightenment from Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

“WWE is proud to implement its first-ever Be a STAR grant program, and offer five distinguished and deserving non-profits support for their anti-bullying programs,” said Stephanie McMahon, Chief Brand Officer, WWE. “Due to the overwhelming response from many deserving organizations, we decided to award an additional grant for a total of $125,000. Our hope is that these five grants will provide the additional resources needed to help combat bullying in their communities.”

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