Posts Tagged ‘Charity’



Signed Clone Wars Toys for Charity

Bonnie Burton | November 12, 2008

Found on eBay, this entire set of Clone Wars toys signed by Lucasfilm Animation artists and staff. Signatures include: Supervising Director Dave Filoni; Series Directors Giancarlo Volpe, Brian Kalin O’Connell, and Steward Lee; Designers Darren Marshall, Killian Plunkett, and Russell Chong; and many, many others.

Proceeds to benefit the Heifer Foundation.

Check out the auction here:
Star Wars Clone Wars TV Act Figs- SIGNED – FOR CHARITY (eBay.com)

Obama Jedi Art by Suckadelic

StarWars.com Team | October 16, 2008


“Brand New Funky President” custom art by Suckadelic

Artist Suckadelic Shows His Obama Support Star Wars-Style

With the presidential campaign heating up, there’s bound to be a few Star Wars fans out there wanting to show their support for their favorite candidate in their own creative way. Artist Suckadelic gives his take on presidential hopeful Obama with this one-of-a-kind art piece for the Jailbreak Toys “Art + Action = Obama ’08″ art show. Star Wars Blog chats with him to get the low-down on this cool piece of Star Wars political art.

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JediOKC Clone Wars Charity Event

Bonnie Burton | August 15, 2008

If you live in Oklahoma City, be sure to head over to the Harkin’s Bricktown Cinemas 16 on Friday, August 15 from 5-10 p.m. and on Saturday, August 16, 5-10 p.m. for the Star Wars: The Clone Wars Premiere Charity Event.

Members of the JediOKC will be in costume as your favorite Clone Wars characters. There will be drawings and giveaways for prizes held through both evenings. Wear a costume for chances to win more prizes.

The group is collecting new clothes for the children at Integris Mental Health Center, Spencer, OK. So bring a new youth t-shirt (tags still attached) for more chances to win prizes!

JediOKC Treasurer Brian Weeks writes:

I just wanted to share with both of you our event plans for the premiere this weekend. We’re really gearing up for this by fundraising for the Integris Children’s Hospital, Spencer, OK and have over $3000 in giveaways donated already from local businesses.

Read more about the event here:
Children benefit from local Star Wars club (News9.com)

Get all the details about the premiere and the charity drive here on the JediOKC site.

501st Legion Charity Quilt Project

Bonnie Burton | July 24, 2008

For the past year devouted Star Wars fan and craftster Terri Fontana-Hodges has been collecting patches from Garrisons, Detachments and Squads of the 501st Legion from all over the world. The purpose, to create a unique quilt to help raise money for the Make A Wish foundation.

The quilt features 91 different patches from all over the globe,
including some of the rarest patches created. A few that should be
pointed out:

The Rose Bowl Parade patch
The Celebration IV patch
The Japanese garrison
The Israeli Garrison
Saudi Arabia Garrison
Holmes Trooper patch
The Patch Girl patch
(made in limited quantities by the Golden Gate Garrison for raising funds and patches for the project)
as well as a number of special events and Memorial patches.

These patches are not offered to the general public and many are hard or near impossible to get by even members of the Legion.

The Quilt will be on display at the 501st legion booth during San Diego Comic-Con July 24-27 and the auction ends on the evening of July 26. ALL proceeds go to The Make A Wish Foundation.

Check out the charity auction here:
501st Charity Patch Quilt

Steampunk Star Wars Sketch Cards

Bonnie Burton | February 20, 2008

Check out these uber-cool Steampunk Star Wars Sketch Cards
from one of our favorite artists — Cynthia Cummens.

The sketch cards were created for a special Sketch Card Gallery Exhibit on March 8, 2008, sponsored for Blue Line for the Comics2Games store in Florence, Kentucky. After the show, the cards will be auctioned on eBay with proceeds donated to the American Cancer Society. The show is open to all artists.

Artists interested in participating should email Jeremy Bell here for more info about the event.

Check out more of Cynthia’s amazing Star Wars art here on her official site.

Swing Trooper Swing!

Bonnie Burton | July 18, 2007

On July 14, the West Michigan Whitecaps (Detroit Tigers Class A affiliate) wore Lucasfilm-approved Star Wars baseball jerseys at their home game against the Beloit Snappers in Comstock Park, Michigan.

501st.com reports:

The jerseys were designed by 501st member Scott “Crow” Withers (TK-1491) and 10 game-worn jerseys were auctioned for one of our favorite charities, the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The 501st Midwest Garrison and Rebel Legion Midwest Base had 34 costumers at the game. Highlights include Vader throwing out the first pitch, 501st member Brien Skinner (TC-8595) playing the National Anthem on guitar in full Clone Trooper armor, photos for charity donation, and costumers participating in games in between innings. After the game, there was a fireworks display and fans watched A New Hope on the giant scoreboard!

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