Every Noble Cause $800M Dwayne Johnson Has Supported Since Becoming a Global Phenomenon

Published 11/03/2023, 10:30 AM EDT

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Dwayne Johnson has etched his status as a global icon in the WWE and Hollywood. His movies and his stardom in the WWE have made him a megastar worth $800 million. With that much wealth and a humble personality, he is known for his charity work throughout his life. But what are the charities The Rock has donated to over the years?

The Hollywood star’s kind and caring nature has come under the spotlight numerous times. Despite his recent Donation for the Maui wildfires turning into a disaster, he’s been a very charitable person in his field.

All the charities The Rock has donated to


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Since the 2000s, The Rock has undergone a steady rise to the top. While being a great heel and figure in the WWE, his work in movies propelled him to greater heights. This became a bridge between both fields, making him an overnight success. Despite his initial movies failing, his rise to the top of Hollywood today cannot is unparalleled.

The Dwayne Johnson Rock Foundation is a charitable organization founded by The Rock. It aims to make a positive impact on the lives of children and families in need. While specific details about its programs and initiatives may not be widely available, their involvement in various philanthropic efforts has garnered praise. In particular, their streamlined focus aimed at risk and terminally ill children has melted the hearts of the public. The organization bearing his name is his way of giving back to society.


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The Make-A-Wish Foundation is a well-known nonprofit organization that grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. Dwayne Johnson has been an active supporter of the foundation, granting wishes and meeting with young fans who are facing serious illnesses. His involvement has not stopped at meeting fans but also aiding them financially during their crisis.

Dwayne Johnson donated $25,000 to the American Red Cross for disaster relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, which struck Texas in 2017. This was among his earliest large donations provided for the disaster. While other wrestlers also donated, The Rock’s efforts stood out.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Dwayne Johnson and his Project Rock brand partnered with the athletic apparel company Under Armour to donate $1 million. This donation didn’t come as cash but in personal protective equipment (PPE) to frontline healthcare workers. The donation was critical in supporting healthcare workers during the early days of the pandemic. This simple donation had thousands of workers trying to save lives.

Dwayne Johnson has shown support for veterans and military families through various initiatives. His participation in the “Rock the Troops” event in 2016, which included a star-studded concert and entertainment aimed to entertain and honor U.S. military personnel. He also made a small donation and helped raise awareness about their civilian initiatives.

Johnson has visited and donated to children’s hospitals, including surprise visits to young patients and their families. His visits not only make the children facing medical challenges happy but also create awareness. He has helped many families raise money for their children’s medical bills. The Hollywood star is also an advocate for the importance of supporting pediatric healthcare. Some organizations Johnson donated to were Kids Wish Network, Make The Difference Network, Starlight Children’s Foundation, etc.

The WWE icon has supported educational initiatives, including scholarships to students pursuing higher education. Education is a cause he values, and he encourages others to prioritize their education and personal development. Some charities Johnson is known to work with include Beacon Experience, Boot Campaign, etc.

In partnership with the fitness app MyFitnessPal, Dwayne Johnson donated 1 million meals to Feeding America, a nationwide network of food banks dedicated to alleviating hunger and providing food security to individuals and families in the United States.


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Keeping in mind his emphasis on education, Johnson doesn’t just wish to donate as he keeps another goal in his mind too.

The Rock doesn’t just donate; he spreads awareness

Dwayne Johnson often uses his social media platforms to promote charitable causes. He also uses it to inspire social responsibility among his followers. The Hollywood star’s significant online presence and influence help raise awareness for various philanthropic efforts. Since his rise in Hollywood, he’s been very active on social media. Using this, he has discussed a plethora of socially related issues and spread awareness about people and causes that need recognition.


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He has also participated in multiple donation campaigns that help spread awareness. Dwayne Johnson has been involved in various initiatives to support at-risk and disadvantaged youths. In particular, through his work with organizations like the Make-A-Wish Foundation and his own The Dwayne Johnson Rock Foundation. Johnson has participated in campaigns to raise awareness about cancer. He often shares stories of cancer survivors and patients on his social media platforms to inspire and encourage support for cancer research and treatment. These things make The Rock who he is in the eyes of WWE fans.

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Christopher Paul


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