While Star Wars: The Force Awakens was in production, one of our earliest looks at came courtesy of Force For Change videos featuring director J.J. Abrams. The Force For Change initiative continues with the release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, in theaters December 16. Today we have a new video featuring star Felicity Jones, who plays Jyn Erso in this highly-anticipated spinoff. The video reveals that whoever becomes this week's top fundraiser will win an incredible prize.
The actress has announced that this week's top fundraiser will win a Death Squad Stormtrooper helmet, signed by the cast of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. To date, Star Wars: Force for Change has raised over $10,000,000 with the help of the amazing Star Wars community. This new month-long campaign will lead up to Star Wars Day on May the 4th. The four select charities include the U.S. Fund for UNICEF in support of UNICEF Kid Power, American Red Cross, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and Make-A-Wish.
Over the course of the four-week period, which culminates at 11:59 p.m. (PST) on May 4, fans will be able to donate through CrowdRise.com/ForceForChange to these four charities and have their donations matched dollar for dollar up to $1,000,000. Fans will be encouraged to come back to the CrowdRise site regularly as new incentives and prizes are announced each week. All participants who donate will also have a chance to win an all-expense paid trip to Ireland, including Skellig Michael along the Wild Atlantic Way, the location of the dramatic final scene from The Force Awakens. Fans will receive one entry to win for every $10 donated or fundraised.
Last week, this initiative gave out signed Blu-ray copies of Star Wars: The Force Awakens to the first 20 fans to raise or donate at least $500. The initiative will be unveiling a new challenge and prize each week of the campaign, so be sure to check back for more details. We'll have to wait and see if another Rogue One: A Star Wars Story cast member will be featured in next week's video.
This video comes just a few days after the first trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was released, so hopefully future Force For Change videos will include even more footage from this upcoming adventure. Fans can visit CrowdRise.com/ForceForChange to donate to these worthy causes and become eligible to win these amazing prizes from Force For Change. Check out the latest video below, and stay tuned for more on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and Force For Change.