​WWE Announces ‘Connor’s Cure Charity Fund’

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WWE has sent out the following press release:

WWE® CHIEF
BRAND OFFICER STEPHANIE McMAHON ANNOUNCES FORMATION OF “CONNOR’S CURE” CHARITY
FUND IN
HONOR OF PITTSBURGH’S CONNOR MICHALEK

STEPHANIE McMAHON
AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEWS THIS TUESDAY
AT 4 PM AT CONSOL ENERGY
CENTER

B ROLL OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE AT WWE SMACKDOWN THAT
EVENING



WHAT: WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon and WWE
Executive Vice President of Talent, Creative and Live Events, Paul “Triple H”
Levesque have announced the formation of “Connor’s Cure,” a charity that they
have personally funded through Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation
named in honor of Pittsburgh native Connor Michalek. Connor passed away earlier
this year from Medulloblastoma, a rare tumor that affects the brain and spinal
cord. Donations to Connor’s Cure will provide funds for pediatric brain and
spinal cancer research, and medical care for children and their
families.

Donations can be made by visiting:
www.givetochildrens.org/CONNORSCURE

WHO: Stephanie McMahon, Chief Brand
Officer, WWE

WHERE: Consol Energy Center

1001 Fifth
Avenue


Pittsburgh, PA


WHEN: Tuesday, June 24
Media Check-In:
3:45 PM at Consol Energy Center Box Office
Interview Opportunities at 4
PM

BACKGROUND: Through the love of his family and Children’s Hospital of
Pittsburgh of UPMC, Connor persevered over his affliction. His fighting spirit
made him a local celebrity in Pittsburgh, including getting Superstar treatment
from both the Pittsburgh Pirates and WWE. Although Connor lost his battle to
cancer, his message of light and love continue to thrive.

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