Did you see the special video message from that was issued by director JJ Abrams today from the set of Star Wars: Episode VII today? If you’re a fan, you’ll be thrilled to learn that he’s announced the creation of Star Wars: Force for Change. What is it? It’s a new Star Wars collaboration between Disney, Lucasfilm, and Bad Robot dedicated to finding imaginative solutions to some of the world’s largest problems.
“The Star Wars fans are some of the most passionate and committed folks around the globe,” says director J.J. Abrams. “We’re thrilled to offer a chance to come behind the scenes as our VIP guests and be in Star Wars: Episode VII. We’re even more excited that by participating in this campaign, Star Wars fans will be helping children around the world through our collaboration with UNICEF Innovation Labs and projects.”
This new collaborative initiative has earmarked their first campaign to support the United Nations Children’s Fund’s (UNICEF) Innovation Labs (connect: Twitter & Facebook). They’ll be providing resources to make everyone aware of the innovative programs that UNICEF provides which benefit the world’s most vulnerable children. They do this by creating sustainable solutions to the issues facing these children including water, nutrition, education, and health. UNICEF does this in over 190 countries which benefits millions of people.
Star Wars: Force for Change to Help Others
While Disney has committed $1 million in support of the launch of Star Wars: Force for Change, fans can become a partner as well by contributing themselves at Omaze.com/StarWars. In addition to doing good, each fan’s donation also gives them a chance to appear in Star Wars: Episode VII! For each $10 contribution made through Omaze.com, eligible contributors will be automatically entered for their chance at this once-in-a-lifetime experience. Do it soon, the contest Force for Change sweepstakes ends at 11:59pm PST July 18th, 2014.
What’s included in the Star Wars: Force for Change Grand Prize?
- Airfare & accommodations to London for one winner and a guest
- Behind-the-scenes access on the closed set of Star Wars: Episode VII as VIP guests of J.J. Abrams
- Winner will have the opportunity to meet members of the cast
- Winner and guest will be transformed by makeup and costume teams into a Star Wars character and filmed for a scene in Star Wars: Episode VII
Enter the Star Wars: Force for Change Giveaway
It’s time for all you crazy Star Wars fans to show you care for people in this universe too. Gather up your friends and family and ask them to donate with you! The more you donate, the more entries you’ll have when the grand prize is drawn. Visit StarWars.com/ForceForChange for additional information about this new charitable initiative and also about the work of UNICEF’s Innovation Labs.
Don’t forget to contribute for your chance to win at Omaze.com/StarWars. May the Force be with you!
Star Wars: Force for Change Program: Restrictions and Limitations
No purchase necessary to enter or win. Void where prohibited. Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age or the age of majority in your domicile, to enter and a resident of Argentina, Austria, Canada, Cyprus, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Ireland, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Mexico,Netherlands, Philippines, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, USA, or the UK, and not a resident of Belgium, Italy, Malta, Singapore, or Thailand. Residents of Australia, Brazil, China and the Republic of Korea are not prohibited from participating, but local rules and laws may restrict or prohibit the award of certain prizes or impose additional restrictions on participation.
Rewards are separate from sweepstakes prizes. Rewards are limited in quantity. Odds of winning depend on number of entries. For free entry: (i) send post card to Sponsor at PO Box 3190, 1217 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, California 90408 by applicable mail date; or (iivisit www.Omaze.com/StarWars. Entrants may receive additional entries via Facebook. Maximum number of entries: 10,000 per Entrant. Travel and accommodations are at Sponsor’s discretion and subject to availability and change. Winner and Guest may be required to pass a background screening or security check, to receive the prize and/or reward. Visa conditions may apply. All taxes are Winner’s responsibility. Not sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook®. Residents of certain territories may be required to successfully complete a trivia question to qualify. For full entry requirements, details, limitations and restrictions see Official rules at www.Omaze.com/StarWars. Sole Sponsor: Omaze, Inc., PO Box 3190, 1217 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90408.