J.J. Abrams has announced the creation of Star Wars: Force For Change, and an opportunity for a lucky fan to win a small role in Star Wars Episode VII.
Star Wars: Force For Change is “dedicated to finding creative solutions to some of the world’s biggest problems” via UNICEF‘s Innovation Labs.
Contributions fund projects such as “portable, solar-powered learning kits, mobile phone application that helps reunite children with their families after an emergency, text messaging solution in Zambia that helps families receive infant medical test results from clinic, and much more.
The Star Wars: Force for Change Grand Prize will include airfare and accommodations to London for one winner and a guest, behind-the-scenes access on the closed set of Star Wars: Episode VII as VIP guest of J.J. Abrams, the opportunity to meet cast members, and the winner (and guest) being made up and costumed as Star Wars characters and filmed for a scene in the movie.
Donations to Stars Wars: Force For Change bring various perks aside from entries into the sweepstakes. There are fourteen donation levels, from $10.00 to $50,000.00 The $10.00 Supporter level will give the donor one entry in the sweepstakes, while the $50,000.00 level will provide five thousand entries into the sweepstakes.
Some of the perks at various levels include: Thank You Card from J.J. Abrams, Limited Edition Star Wars: Force for Change poster, Thank You Video from Abrams, Limited Edition Star Wars: Force for Change T-shirt, Limited Edition Star Wars: Force for Change Darth Vader edition, Limited Edition Star Wars: Force for Change Boba Fett edition, Limited Edition Star Wars Episode VII Concept Art, Limited Edition Star Wars: Episode VII Film Still Series and Concept Art Lithograph, Limited Edition Chewbacca Bust, Lightsaber Hilt, Episode VII Script signed by J.J. Abrams, Advanced Preview Screening at Lucasfilm, and Advance Private Screening in or near one’s hometown.
To enter, head to the link located here.