Category Archives: Charity / Donations

PSWCS Announces Next Charity Medallion

The Pennsylvania Star Wars Collecting Society (PSWCS) and The ARC of Pennsylvania have teamed up to produce Luke Skywalker charity medallions, which are now available to purchase. This exclusive collectible has a limited run, so be sure to get yours today. Each medallion is $12.50 shipped in the US (international shipping available) and all proceeds benefit The ARC of Pennsylvania.

The ARC of Pennsylvania, based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania has 33 chapters throughout the state, and is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. They provide advocacy services, early intervention, housing, home-care assistance, day supports, respite and job training for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities – including Down syndrome, autism, and cerebral palsy.  They also provide support services for their family members and friends.

The limited-edition medallion is fully approved by Lucasfilm and has an edition size of 1000 pieces. Each medallion features the likeness of Luke Skywalker on the front, along with the date and the name of the charity, The ARC of Pennsylvania. The back features the PSWCS logo. Order yours today.

#RoarForChange

Lucasfilm and Star Wars: Force for Change today announced Roar For Change, a global challenge in support of UNICEF that invites fans to share their own version of Chewbacca’s fearsome roar on social media.

For each public post, like, or share on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter that includes #RoarForChange between May 3 – 25, 2018, Star Wars: Force for Change U.S. will donate $1 to UNICEF USA, up to $1 million.

Funds will be used to support UNICEF’s lifesaving work for children around the world.  More details can be found at the official site.

First Order Transmissions Raffle for Puerto Rico and Mexico City

The team at First Order Transmissions is having a raffle to raise funds in an effort to assist those affected by the devastation in Puerto Rico and Mexico City. On October 27, all of those that have donated as little as $10 will be eligible to win one of dozens of prizes offered up from our personal collections as well as donated by followers of our show. As more money is raised, more high-value prizes will be added to the pool. For details, you can check out this post on Facebook and watch our special announcement show on YouTube.

Please help us support this effort by spreading the word and donating. All monies contributed will go directly to the charities promoted.

PSA: Helping The Families of Texas

As we all prepare for the deluge of merchandise coming in the next few days and weeks, spending silly amounts of disposable income, take the time to remember the less fortunate and those affected by Hurricane Harvey. If you can spare a few dollars to donate to the Red Cross, Salvation Army or other charity, it can make all the difference in assisting those in need.

New Force For Change Products Coming Soon to Disney Parks

The Disney Parks Blog has updated today announcing the return of the Force for Change campaign, and with it, new products promoting The Last Jedi.

20% off the retail sale from each product will be donated to the U.S. Fund for UNICEF in support of UNICEF Kid Power. These items will debut at Star Wars Celebration.

Force 4 Fashion Exclusively at Target

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As fans count down to the premiere of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Disney, Target and Star Wars: Force for Change are launching a new fashion-meets-fundraising initiative inspired by the themes of rebellion from the new movie. Ten influential names across film, music, fashion and sports have come together to support UNICEF Kid Power by creating a line of “Force 4 Fashion” T-shirts available exclusively in the U.S. at Target beginning November 27.

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New UNICEF Kid Power Band for Force For Change

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UNICEF Kid Power — The Worlds First Wearable-for-Good®  is available in four colors, including the new green band  and now in all Target stores.

The U.S. Fund for UNICEF today introduced a new UNICEF Kid Power Band in a special co-branded Star Wars: Force for Change green color to allow kids and Star Wars fans alike to get active and save lives. To help fans get excited about unlocking therapeutic food packets, a new Star Wars: Force for Change Mission was launched today through the UNICEF Kid Power App, free for every member of the UNICEF Kid Power Team when they update their App. Ashley Eckstein, voice of Ahsoka Tano in both Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels, is featured in the new Mission.

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