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.
The Pennsylvania Star Wars Collecting Society, in conjunction with PSWCS.org, will be holding their annual toy drive to benefit Garrison Carida of the 501st Legion. This year’s drive will be held at Toy & Comic Heaven (1841 Norristown Rd, Maple Glen, PA 19002) on Sunday, November 22nd starting at 11:00 am.
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‘The Washington D.C. Area Star Wars Collecting Club (DCSWCC) is proud to announce our 2014 biannual charity pin featuring Commander Cody holding a holographic Washington Monument. Sixth in the series of high-quality cloisonne lapel pins, officially licensed by Lucasfilm Ltd., each pin is individually stamped and numbered — only 500 will ever be made! All proceeds benefit the Children’s Inn at National Institutes of Health. The Children’s Inn at NIH is a residential “place like home” for sick children and their families. Children come from across the country and around the world to stay together with their families at The Inn while they receive specialized medical care.
Order yours today at http://store.dcswcc.org/
Our friends at Star Wars Action News are auctioning off a PGM Exclusive Republic Commando mini bust for charity to support the American Lung Association. For the details, head over to their forums and show your support for this worthy cause.
Our friends at Sandtroopers.com have posted a great gallery of images from today’s “Star Wars Night” with the Chicago White Sox. Check out Chris Spice in full TD armor with members of the Midwest Garrison for the great cause “Stand Up To Cancer“.
My wife and I have started a team for this year’s Walk for Animals in Golden Valley, MN. Please feel free to donate what you can (there is no minimum). Thank you in advance for your tax deductible contribution. We now return you to your regularly scheduled program already in progress.
MediCinema will be holding The Official Star Wars Charity Dinner & Quiz at The Hilton Park Lane Hotel, London, W1 on Thursday 2nd February 2012 to support the release of Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace in 3D. All monies raised will be for the MediCinema charity which installs state-of-the-art cinemas to improve the difficult reality of being in hospital for patients and families by bringing them genuine movie-going experiences. Read on for the full press release.
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Available now on eBay are 2 special helmets signed by 50 Star Wars affiliated celebrities at Star Wars Fan Days 2011. 100% of the proceeds will be going to benefit Baby Leah Esquenazi.
The Official Star Wars Blog updates with an interesting article announcing a collaborative effort between Lucasfilm and Italian advertising agency H-57 Creative Station to produce and sell limited edition posters showcasing Star Wars characters created with typography. These unique posters will be sold via eBay starting next month with the proceeds going to Make-A-Wish Italy. Head on over to starwarsblog.starwars.com for the full story.
Still looking for that illusive Wedge Vintage Collection figure? Here is a great chance at picking one up and serving a worthy cause in the name of Katie Johnson and the Give Kids the World foundation. Yakface reader Matthew Frey has listed on eBay the rare first issue card back version of Wedge Antilles (VC28). All proceeds from this auction will be donated in Katie’s name to Give Kids the World.
Baltimore MD, April 13th, 2011 – On behalf of the Washington DC Metro Area Star Wars Collecting Club (DCSWCC), vice president Frank Klukosky along with treasurer Bob Martinazzi and Maryland regional director Jeff Schock presented a check for $5000 to the Believe in Tomorrow Children’s Foundation (BIT).
The presentation was made at Believe in Tomorrow’s Children’s House at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore MD. Accepting the check on behalf of BIT was CEO and founder Brian Morrison and house resident manager Kathy Frost. For more information about BIT and the important work they do, please visit their website at http://www.believeintomorrow.org.
The money was raised via sales of DCSWCC’s exclusive Luke Skywalker cloisonne lapel pin which also honors the 30th anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back. There is still time for YOU to help out this important cause. Visit http://store.dcswcc.org to order your pin today!
DCSWCC is one of the largest and most active Star Wars collecting clubs in America, with over 65 members. The club meets monthly and holds special events such as socials and “Roadshow” appraisal events throughout the year. During its 7-year history, DCSWCC has raised over $20,000 for children’s charities in the Washington DC region. For more information, visit the club’s website at http://www.dcswcc.org
Star Wars fans in Japan have started a relief effort called “We are JEDI ” in response to the earthquake and tsunami that has irrevocably changed their country. You can contribute to their project by ordering a Limited Edition, Lucasfilm-approved T-shirt (end of April) here as well as read a message from Steve Sansweet.