Galactic News from the Star Wars camp announced on Tuesday’s edition of Good Morning America. The news was out of this world!
The initiative, The Force For Change, will give fans a chance to win some awesome prizes just for participating in the campaign.
Star Wars: Force For Change in collaboration with Omaze will launch the Star Wars “Past, Present and Future” fundraising campaign to benefit UNICEF and Starlight Children’s Foundation. The campaign is themed around the timeless appeal of Star Wars, with experiences inspired by the saga’s past, present, and future. Lucky winners will receive prizes, like the chance to appear in the upcoming Han Solo movie, tickets to the world premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, or, an overnight stay at the fabled Skywalker Ranch.
For the next month, April 11th to May 11th, 2017, all fans can enter at HERE!! Each week a new prize will be awarded to a winner that will be selected at random. In the final week, ONE winner will be awarded all three prizes.
“In a year that we celebrate 40 years of the Star Wars saga, I continue to be inspired by the incredible generosity and charitable efforts of our fans. We are so proud of their tireless dedication to positively impact the lives of children and others around the world, and hope this year’s Force For Change campaign will offer a few of those wonderful fans an experience they will never forget.” ~Kathleen Kennedy, Lucasfilm President
The Star Wars: Force For Change “Past, Present and Future” prize experiences are as follows:
* PAST – Winner will stay at Skywalker Inn. Take a tour of the Ranch and archives.
Screening of Star Wars: A New Hope
* PRESENT – Winner will join the cast and attend the premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi
as well as an exclusive after party.
* Future – Winner will visit the set, meet the directors and have a chance to appear in the
new untitled Han Solo Movie.
* GRAND PRIZE – ONE winner will receive all EPIC Experiences named above.
* Flights and Accommodations for winners and their guests will be provided.
As stated above, this year marks the 40th anniversary of the original Star Wars film, A New Hope. Although it was released first, in 1977, it is actually the fourth episode in the franchise.
Star Wars: the Last Jedi will be the eight episode in the film franchise. It is set to be released later this year on December 15, 2017.
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