Category Archives: Charity / Donations

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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Star Wars: Force for Change Returns to Disney Parks

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DisneyParks Blog has announced that Star Wars: Force for Change will be returning to Disney Parks on May 4th and locations will be offering the first merchandise to feature the Rogue One: A Star Wars Story logo. Twenty-five percent of the retail sale price of this product will be donated to U.S. Fund for UNICEF in support of UNICEF Kid Power.

Head on over to DisneyParks Blog for the full details.

Star Wars: Force For Change – Win A Signed Sphero BB-8


Today, Oscar Isaac, alongside BB-8, announced details for this week’s campaign sponsored by CrowdRise in support of Star WarsForce for Change. Since April 5thStar Wars: Force for Change, an initiative that inspires people to make a positive impact on the world, has been matching the donations of Star Wars fans to four select charities up to $1,000,000!

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Force For Change: Win An Autographed Rogue One Stormtrooper Helmet

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story star Felicity Jones reveals the prize for this week’s top Star Wars: Force For Change fundraiser: a wearable Rogue One stormtrooper helmet autographed by the cast! In addition, Star Wars: Force for Change will match the donations of Star Wars fans to four select charities up to $1 million until May the 4th.

New Force For Change Campaign

Today, Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy and Star Wars veteran Mark Hamill announced a new campaign sponsored by CrowdRise in support of Star WarsForce for Change, an initiative that inspires people to make a positive impact on the world. Starting April 5thStar Wars: Force for Change will match the donations of Star Wars fans to four select charities up to $1,000,000!

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The Vader Project Auction Catalog

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Sideshow is now taking preorders for the Vader Project Auction Catalog Book by DKE Toys. $29.95 – available Dec. 2015/Jan. 2016

From Sideshow:

The Vader Project is a reimagining of the iconic Darth Vader helmet curated by Dov Kelemer and Sarah Jo Marks of DKE Toys. For this unique project, 100 of the hottest underground and pop surrealist painters, artists and designers customized a 1:1 scale authentic prop replica of the actual Darth Vader helmet featured in the Star Wars™ films. The Vader Project Full Color Auction Catalog (over two hundred pages) features artist bios and includes a 2-page spread for each artist helmet.

UPDATE: RIP Daniel Fleetwood

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We are sad to report that Daniel Fleetwood, the Star Wars fan who was diagnosed with cancer, has passed away. He was fortunate enough to have his wish granted as he was able to see a rough cut of The Force Awakens recently. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends.

UPDATE: A GoFundMe page has been established to help Daniel’s family with his associated medical costs. Please, donate what you can today.

Star Wars: Force for Change — Kid Power!

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Target Partners with the U.S. Fund for UNICEF to Empower Kids to Get Active and Save Lives 

It’s no secret that kids across the U.S. have major superhero potential. And soon, they’ll have the power to save lives and help provide therapeutic food packets to kids around the world, just by getting active. Target is teaming up with the U.S. Fund for UNICEF to help bring UNICEF Kid Power to households and students across the country. To kick-off the partnership, Target will be the exclusive retailer of the Kid Power Band—the world’s first “wearable-for-good ™.”*

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Force for Change Online Charity Auction

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA, MAY 4, 2015 — Star Wars: Force For Change, a charitable initiative from Disney and Lucasfilm, today announced its latest campaign, teaming with eBay Giving Works to auction off a selection of plaster stormtrooper helmet replicas uniquely decorated by artists around the world. Click on through for the details.

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Inaugural Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend

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More than 23,000 runners embarking on intergalactic adventure; Compelling local human-interest stories, runner interviews and visual live shot opportunities available

More than 23,000 runners from across the United States and 17 different countries are trekking to a galaxy far, far away for the debut of the Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend presented by Sierra Nevada Corporation at the Disneyland Resort this weekend. The new Star Wars-themed runDisney event will involve kids’ races, a 5K, a 10K and half marathon, plus several family-friendly events such as the Health & Fitness Expo and the Star Wars Wookiee Welcome Party.

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