WWE has announced today that it is joining forces with New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, Hollywood celebrities and professional athletes to launch Superstars for Sandy Relief, the largest ever global online auction to benefit Hurricane Sandy relief efforts in New York and New Jersey.
Beginning today, through a partnership with global charity auction site Charitybuzz.com, the auction will feature unique, once-in-a-lifetime experiences with WWE Superstars and other international sports and entertainment celebrities.
Fans can currently visit www.Charitybuzz.com/WWE to begin bidding on items. The proceeds will benefit the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City and Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund and runs through Tuesday, April 9 at 6pm.
“We are extremely grateful for WWE’s support of the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund,” said Governor Chris Christie. “The funds will help thousands of families and businesses in our local community as we continue to rebuild, restore and recover from the worst storm to hit New Jersey in over a century.”
“Superstars for Sandy Relief, and the subsequent funds raised, will make a huge difference in the lives of thousands of New Yorkers still recovering from Hurricane Sandy,” said Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg. “On behalf of the city of New York, we thank WWE for its overwhelming generosity.”
“The devastating effects of Hurricane Sandy continue to present challenges here at home,” said Vince McMahon, WWE Chairman and CEO. “We are proud to partner with Mayor Bloomberg and Governor Christie on Superstars for Sandy Relief, a global auction that will provide significant financial support for relief efforts in New York and New Jersey.”