Yesterday the Star Wars universe announced that there would be some big news shared on Good Morning America on Tuesday.Â Turns out that fans weren’t disappointed at all. The Force For Change initiative is offering fans a chance to win some epic prizes for participating in the latest donation campaign. The official press release has all of the prize details.Â Here’s everything including the promo video below:
Star Wars: Force For ChangeÂ in collaboration with Omaze will launch theÂ Star WarsÂ “Past, Present and Future” fundraising campaign to benefit UNICEF and Starlight Children’s Foundation. The campaign is themed around the timeless appeal ofÂ 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 ofÂ Star Wars: The Last Jedi,Â or, an overnight stay at the fabled Skywalker Ranch.
Over the course of four weeks between April 11thÂ and May 11th, 2017, fans may enter at Omaze.com/StarWarsÂ for a chance to win these once-in-a-lifetimeÂ Star WarsÂ experiences, with each week bringing a new prize to be awarded to a randomly-selected winner. Additionally, at the end of the campaign, one randomly-selected grand prize winner will be awarded all three amazing experiences.
Starlight Children’s Foundation is joiningÂ Star Wars: Force for ChangeÂ as the initiative’s newest charity beneficiary in 2017. Through a $1 million grant,Â Star Wars: Force for ChangeÂ supports the foundation’s core programs which are designed to bring comfort and joy and comfort to hospitalized kids through Starlight’s network of more than 700 children’s hospitals, clinics, camps and other partners across the US.Â Star Wars: Force for ChangeÂ and fan donations through this campaign will also provide new Starlight programs, like fun, comfortableÂ Star Wars-themed Starlight Brave Gowns, to tens of thousands of hospitalized children across the country.
Since 2014,Â Star Wars: Force for ChangeÂ and UNICEFÂ have joined together to help improve the lives of children around the world. With the support ofÂ Star WarsÂ fans,Â theÂ collaboration has raised more than $9 million toÂ helpÂ the world’s most vulnerable children. To date,Â Star Wars: Force for ChangeÂ has helped UNICEF save the lives of over 30,000 children suffering from severe acute malnutrition through the distribution ofÂ over 4 million packets of Ready to Use Therapeutic Food Packets (RUTF) aroundÂ the world.
“In a year that we celebrate 40 years of theÂ Star WarsÂ saga, I continue to be inspired by the incredible generosity and charitable efforts of our fans,” said Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy. “We are so proud of their tireless dedication to positively impact the lives of children and others around the world, and hope this year’sÂ Force For ChangeÂ campaign will offer a few of those wonderful fans an experience they will never forget.”
Star WarsÂ “Past, Present, and Future” Winner Experiences:
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Past — Stay at Skywalker Inn, tour of the archives & the Ranch, and a screening ofÂ Star Wars: A New Hope
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Present — Join the cast and attend theÂ Star Wars: The Last JediÂ premiere and exclusive after party
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Future — Visit the set, meet the directors and have the chance to appear in the untitled Han Solo movie
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Grand Prize — One winner will receive the Past, Present AND Future prizes!