Disney has announced that it is going to be running a new auction to raise money for Make-A-Wish, which will see global superstar Beyoncé join the epic lineup of creative visionaries supporting the event, Disney’s Create 100.
This special event is a global celebration of creativity, marking 100 years of Disney storytelling. Renowned creators, brands and next-generation talent from 18 countries are taking part, including: adidas, Christian Louboutin, Maison Valentino, NIGO, Pandora, Sabyasachi Mukherjee, Tommy Hilfiger, Vik Muniz and Virgil Abloh Securities/ALASKA ALASKA. Additionally, Kevin Feige (Marvel Studios), Jennifer Lee (Walt Disney Animation Studios), Jon Landau (Lightstorm Entertainment) and Pete Docter (Pixar Animation Studios) have also donated special items celebrating their respective studios, movies and stories.
Enriching the legacy of the classic film “The Lion King” for a new generation, the catsuit worn by Beyoncé in the Disney+ Original film “Black is King” joins this iconic lineup.
Fans around the globe will have the chance to bid on unique items and experiences inspired by each creator’s personal connection to Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and 20th Century Studios’ stories and characters. The auction will run across 18 countries from October 12th until October 30th, 2023, with funds from auction sales going to Make-A-Wish.
To commemorate this initiative, Disney is donating $1 million globally to Make-A-Wish to support the granting of life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses.
For more than 40 years, Disney and Make-A-Wish have granted wishes together for more than 150,000 children with critical illnesses worldwide and Disney is honored to be the world’s top wish granter for Make-A-Wish. The life-changing wishes include shopping sprees, studio visits, theme park and resort vacations, cruises, talent meet-and-greets, sports-themed experiences and more. Many Disney cast members are also wish-granting volunteers, parents of wish kids or wish alumni themselves.
Roger has been a Disney fan since he was a kid and this interest has grown over the years. He has visited Disney Parks around the globe and has a vast collection of Disney movies and collectibles. He is the owner of What's On Disney Plus & DisKingdom.