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DCSWCC 6th Charity Pin


‘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/

The Official Star Wars Charity Dinner and Quiz

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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Typographic Star Wars Posters

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.

Wedge Antilles (VC28) Charity Auction

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.

DCSWCC Makes 2011 Charity Presentation

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

Toy Industry Foundation Charity Auction

A charity auction launched today by the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) provides the opportunity for STAR WARS fans to own the hottest new collector’s item – Hasbro’s STAR WARS AT-AT – before it hits toy store shelves in the coming weeks. Proceeds of the auction will benefit TIF programs that provide much-needed support to charities supporting children at-risk, abused, abandoned, ill or otherwise in need.

The auction on Givingworks.ebay.com began at noon (EST) today and features two of Hasbro’s all-new STAR WARS AT-AT vehicles. The auction will close at noon (EST) on Monday, July 19.