Disney + sponsors Shawn Mende’s “Wonder” World Tour – What’s Happening at Disney Plus
Shawn Mendes has announced that he is collaborating with Disney + on his new “Wonder” world tour with “Social Impact Village”.
This “Social Impact Village” includes stands for the Mendes’ Foundation, which allows fans to vote on which areas the foundation will provide grants for and sign signature campaigns on issues such as climate justice and mental health. Other stands include voice recording booths at US shows run by the Alliance for Youth Action and a stand for measures to combat the climate crisis.
It was also revealed that Shawn Mendes will donate $ 1 per ticket sold in North America to his Wonder Grants program, which awards young activists in cities the trip stops with money to support their projects. The Social Impact Village will feature the recipients of Wonder Grants to share their work with fans. The Wonder Grants Initiative has been created in collaboration with Global Changemakers. During the tour, Shawn Mendes will also visit a pediatric hospital in the United States to accommodate patients’ wishes.
Thank you for an incredible start to the trip. Excited to have @disneyplus as a tour sponsor / work with them to fulfill wishes by visiting American Children’s Hospitals. @shawnfoundation & I will also provide scholarships to young people who change in all NA markets / donate $ 1 per ticket to support. pic.twitter.com/fcAt6AmFWx
– Shawn Mendes (@ShawnMendes) July 7, 2022
Shawn Mendes told Variety:
“I am very grateful to be working with Disney + on my tour, and to continue the foundation’s efforts to provide grants to young change creators who strive to change the world for the better. I look forward to learning with the incredible Wonder Grantees through this trip. “
The “Wonder” tour will visit 54 locations in the United States, followed by 32 shows in Europe.
Disney has teamed up with a number of well-known artists, including Billie Elish, Beyonce, Taylor Swift and Machine Gun Kelly for original specials for the streaming service. Although nothing has been announced yet, hopefully this sponsorship will also include a possible special, such as a behind-the-scenes documentary or a recording of one of the Disney + shows.