AEW announced that they are set to become the title sponsor for a major charity gala.
It was revealed today that All Elite Wrestling and the Jacksonville Jaguars Foundation will serve as co-sponsors for this year’s KultureBall event, which is set for August 27 in Birmingham, Alabama.
AEW sent out the following press release:
All Elite Wrestling and the Jacksonville Jaguars Foundation Become Title Sponsors of KultureBall 2022
— KultureBall Celebrates Inclusion and Acceptance For All —
June 28, 2022 – All Elite Wrestling (AEW) and the Jacksonville Jaguars Foundation have announced that they will become the co-title sponsors of this year’s “KultureBall,” one of the world’s most prestigious invisible disability inclusion charity galas.
Taking place on Saturday, Aug. 27, in Birmingham, Ala., the gala will be titled “AEW/Jacksonville Jaguars Foundation KultureBall 2022.”
KultureCity, the nation’s leading nonprofit for sensory inclusion and acceptance of those with sensory needs and invisible disabilities, has held the annual KultureBall as its premier charity event since 2014. KultureBall is a night of celebration to promote accessibility, acceptance and inclusion for those with sensory disabilities. In addition, at this year’s event, KultureCity will also honor outstanding individuals and organizations for their work and advocacy in the disability community with the “KultureCity Human Highlight Awards.”
“We’re proud to have AEW and the Jacksonville Jaguars as our co-title sponsors of KultureBall, and to deepen our relationship with both of these amazing companies even further,” said Uma Srivastava, executive director of KultureCity. “With KultureCity continuing to push the boundaries of sensory inclusion, and the numbers of those with sensory needs and invisible disabilities growing every day, this event takes on even greater importance and wider exposure to companies and guests worldwide.”
“On behalf of the Jaguars and AEW, it’s an honor to support KultureBall and the example it sets for live events across the nation and the around the world,” said Tony Khan, CEO of AEW and Chief Football Strategy Officer of the Jacksonville Jaguars. “We look forward to continuing our partnership with KultureCity and ensuring that our events are sensory inclusive, accepting and inclusive for all.”
Other sponsors of the KultureBall include Red Rock Secured, JH Berry, Harmony Venture Labs, D/Tales, City of Birmingham, Steadpoint Insurance, Homewood Pharmacy, Yogibo, UPS Foundation, Greg and Diane Knight, RedKnot Resource Group, UAB Callahan Eye Hospital, Alabama Power, Don And Lisa Barden Charitable Giving Fund and Sharecare.
For those interested in attending or sponsoring, please visit www.kultureball.com
All Elite Wrestling and Kulture City have been partners dating back to 2019 ahead of the first Double Or Nothing event. It was originally set up by former Chief Brand Officer Brandi Rhodes.
Despite Brandi’s departure from the company in early 2022, Tony Khan has made it clear that he is still committed to this partnership.
KultureCity is recognized as the nation’s leading nonprofit for sensory inclusion and acceptance of those with sensory disabilities, such as PTSD, autism, dementia, and strokes.
The current community outreach team is headed up by Amanda Huber, which you can read about here.
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