Star Wars' 'Force for Change' Initiative Lets Fans Help The Needy

By: Jana Pijak - Jan 13, 2016
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The Star Wars community web page is not only home to fan-approved merchandise and movie updates, but also to the sci-fi franchise's 'Force for Change' initiative. Partnering with UNICEF, Star Wars allows community members to help those who are less fortunate by donating to various projects.

Some of the initiative's most notable acts of social good include providing aid to mothers and children in Rwanda and hosting an "Art Awakens" exhibit that brought together Star Wars fans with a passion for charity.

"Inspiring people to make a positive impact on the world around them" is the initiative's mission statement and is backed by Star Wars cast members like Harrison Ford and Mark Hamill along with other famous faces like singer P!NK who is a well-known UNICEF ambassador. Appealing to socially conscious audiences, the Star Wars franchise manages to approach community involvement from both a charitable and entertaining standpoint.