As a collective force for good, cast members and the director of the new Star Wars movie are pledging support to earthly charities!
Star Wars: Force for Change “aims to support the immense passion and goodwill of our fans and promote change through inspiration, stories and meaningful partnerships.”
Adam Driver (Kylo Ren) Arts in the Armed Forces, founded by Driver, bridges the cultural gap between the United States Armed Forces and the performing arts communities by bringing the best modern American theater to the military free of charge.
John Boyega (Finn) Damilola Taylor Trust serves youth in South London to inspire healthy lifestyles, education, and prosperous futures.
Anthony Daniels (C-3PO) Central London Samaritans provides emotional support for vulnerable people to alleviate feelings of distress and despair.
JJ Abrams (Director, The Force Awakens) The Malala Fund empowers girls through education to achieve their potential and create change in their communities.
Lupita Nyong’o (Maz Kanata) The Africa Cancer Foundation works to promote the prevention of cancer and to provide holistic solutions for people affected by cancer in Africa.
Andy Serkis (Supreme Leader Snoke) Barnardo’s UK gives the most vulnerable and disadvantaged children the chance to reach their full potential regardless of the issues they’ve faced in their lives.
Harrison Ford (Han Solo) fStop Warrior Project uses digital photography to help wounded warriors successfully transition to the civilian world after medical retirement from the military.
Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca) Make-A-Wish makes wishes come true every day for children suffering from life-threatening illnesses.
Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia) PACER Center expands opportunities for children and youth with all disabilities, including mental health challenges such as depression and anxiety.
Daisy Ridley (Rey) Phab creates opportunities for children and adults of all abilities to enjoy life together.
Domhnall Gleeson (General Hux) St. Francis Hospice, Raheny — provides specialist palliative care to patients living in north Dublin city and county.
Gwendoline Christie (Captain Phasma) The Circle works to achieve its vision of equality for women and girls in a fairer world.
Oscar Issac (Poe Dameron) Union of Concerned Scientists advances science-based solutions for our planet’s most pressing problems—from combating global warming to developing sustainable ways to feed, power, and transport ourselves.
Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker) Feeding America works to feed America’s hungry through a nationwide network of 200 food banks and engaging the U.S. in the fight to end hunger. Nominated by Mark Hamill.
Kathleen Kennedy (President of Lucasfilm) UNICEF ensures all children get a healthy start in life and have opportunities to reach their full potential.