AEW donates $100,000 to the Oceana organization

AEW donated $100,000.

During AEW Dynamite on July 27, they announced that they had donated $100,000 to Oceana, an international advocacy organization dedicated to ocean conservation. AEW’s donation supports Oceana’s work, including its campaign to ban the buying and selling of shark fins in the United States. A statement was released by AEW, which you can see below.

AEW ANNOUNCES $100,000 DONATION TO OCEANA DURING AEW SPECIAL EPISODE: DYNAMITE “Fight For The Fallen”

– Donations cap special “Shark Week” collaboration with Warner Bros. Discovery in support of Oceana’s mission to protect and restore the world’s oceans –

July 27, 2022 – Continuing its commitment to supporting charities and communities, AEW announced a $100,000 donation to Oceana, the largest international advocacy organization dedicated solely to ocean conservation. Oceana wins campaigns around the world that end overfishing, habitat destruction, pollution, and the slaughter of endangered species like turtles and sharks.

The donation was announced during Wednesday’s “Fight for the Fallen” special episode of “AEW: Dynamite” on TBS, live from the DCU Center in Worcester, Mass. The donation follows unprecedented cross-promotion between AEW and the Discovery Channel. “Shark Week,” the most anticipated TV event of the summer, which returned on July 24 for its historic 34th year. The first night of “Shark Week” showed no signs of slowing down – up +500% from the same night a year ago on the Live + Same Day charts. “Shark Week” elevated Discovery Channel to the No. 1 prime time network across all of Men’s and Teen TV*.

Now in its fourth iteration, AEW’s “Fight for the Fallen” event historically benefits a charitable partner, with past causes focused on victims of gun violence, COVID-19 relief, and victims of domestic violence and survivors of sexual assault. This year’s donation will support Oceana’s work, including its campaign to ban the buying and selling of shark fins in the United States. Individuals can sign Oceana’s petition at: Oceana.org/FinBanNow.

Fans can also join AEW in supporting this effort by donating to Oceana at: oceana.org/donate.

“Since AEW’s inception, we’ve been committed to giving back to the community and helping make a difference in people’s lives, and that’s why ‘Fight for the Fallen’ continues to be such a special show for everyone. everyone in AEW,” Tony Khan said. , CEO, Managing Director and Chief Creative Officer of AEW. “Launching a new era under Warner Bros. Discovery, our integration with Shark Week has created the perfect opportunity to bring Oceana to the forefront and help this incredible organization support something that impacts our entire planet.”

This year’s “Fight for the Fallen” episode featured a stacked card featuring interim AEW World Champion Jon Moxley defending his title against Rush, Bryan Danielson making his in-ring return against Daniel Garcia of the Jericho Appreciation Society, the AEW World Tag Team Champion Swerve Strickland taking on Tony Nese and Mark Sterling in a handicap match, AEW Women’s World Champion Thunder Rosa defending her title against Miyu Yamashita, FTW Champion Ricky Starks defending her title against Danhausen, Sammy Guevara facing Dante Martin and Jungle Boy speaking for the first time since he was attacked in a shocking betrayal by his former mentor Christian Cage.

* (Men 25-54, People 12-17), no exclusions. Source: RTG Nielsen Live+SD CVG; ranks based on thousands; YAGO comparisons are against Sunday 7/25/21 time slots to the nearest quarter hour

–AEW

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Aubrey L. Morgan