Tag: Charity

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 14, 2016
FunkoDorbzCapAmEbay Marvel and Funko have announced they will be joining together to celebrate Captain America’s 75th Anniversary – and the United Service Organization’s 75th Anniversary – with Operation: ReDorbz. This July, Funko and Marvel will host a charity event in San Diego as part of the festivities surrounding San Diego Comic Con. As part of the momentous milestones, Marvel…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 19, 2016
Star Wars: Force for Change will match up to $1,000,000 in donations made by fans to four charities between now and May 4th     Today, Oscar Isaac, alongside BB-8, announced details for this week’s campaign sponsored by CrowdRise in support of Star Wars: Force for Change. Since April 5th, Star Wars: Force for Change, an initiative that inspires people…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 23, 2016
WWE_Logo_Primary STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced the launch of this year’s Superstars for Hope, a global online auction on Charitybuzz.com, featuring unique, once-in-a-lifetime experiences to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Fans can now visit www.Charitybuzz.com/WWE through Tuesday, April 5 to bid on exclusive experiences with WWE Superstar John Cena®, WWE World Heavyweight Champion…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 19, 2015
ToysForTotsLogo LOS ANGELES, CA – Friday, December 18, 2015 – Announced today, the Toys for Tots “It’s All About Love” online toy drive at https://toysfortotsdrive.com to raise monetary contributions to support the annual Toys For Tots toy drive will continue through the end of the year.   “While we have received many new, unwrapped toys for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 11, 2015
ToysForTotsLogo Here’s a new video the Toys for Tots team just did with Stan Lee.  Toys for Tots are excited that the national Toys for Tots Foundation has teamed up with JC Lee to present the “It’s All About Love” Toys for Tots online campaign to raise monetary contributions to support this most worthwhile program. For your donation…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 9, 2015
EVERETT, WA (December 9, 2015) – Funko announced that it will be providing over $500,000 worth of toys to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Foundation this holiday season. This donation amounts to over 50,000 toys that will be distributed through the Toys for Tots campaign to less fortunate children. “We are honored…

 

by Lawrence Vollano
December 9, 2015
20100427-Luke-Tauntaun-Pin-cLFL   The Washington DC Metro Area Star Wars Collecting Club (DCSWCC) wishes to announce to fans and collectors that a limited number of their fourth and sixth bi-annual charity lapel pins are still available.  Order now for delivery in time for Christmas! The 2010 pin features Luke Skywalker on his tauntaun with DCSWCC’s signature Washington…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 29, 2015
ToysForTotsLogo Support the “It’s All About Love” Toys For Tots online campaign and bring holiday joy to a child.   “While we receive many new, unwrapped toys for deserving youngsters, monetary contributions supplement our efforts and help support our program. It also helps us provide additional gifts for those ‘hard to buy for’ teens and pre-teens,”…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 19, 2015
ToysForTotsLogo J.C. Lee donates copies of her ebook to support annual toy drive   LOS ANGELES, CA – Tuesday, November 17, 2015 – Announced today, the “It’s All About Love” Toys For Tots online campaign at www.toysfortotsdrive.com to raise monetary contributions to support the annual toy drive has launched.   As a thank you gift, those…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 21, 2015
HipHopTrooper1 As Tenacious Toys runs down to the end of the 100 Hip Hop Trooper bootleg-style 3.75in action figures from the last NYCC, they have set aside 3 of them to be auctioned to benefit a variety of charities. Hip Hop Trooper #100/100 has already sold, with 100% of proceeds from that auction sent to The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 2, 2015
— Partnership with No Kid Hungry® to Help End Childhood Hunger— MIDDLETON, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)-– American Girl is mixing up fun for millions of girls today with the debut of Grace Thomas™, the 2015 Girl of the Year™! Grace, an avid baker with an entrepreneurial spirit, is motivated to follow her dream of starting a baking…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 2, 2014
Honda14Skeltor As we told you about last month, Honda is really pulling on the nostalgia strings for kids of the 1980’s with the focus on classic toys in their 2014 Happy Honda Days ad campaign. Skeletor, Strawberry Shortcake, Jem, Gumby, Little People, Stretch Armstrong and G.I. Joe all make appearances in the original grouping of commercials….

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 2, 2014
DCSWCCCodyPin The Washington D.C. Area Star Wars Collecting Club (DCSWCC) is proud to announce our 2014 biannual charity pin featuring Commander Cody holding a holographic Washington Monument. Sixth in the series of high-quality cloisonne lapel pins, officially licensed by Lucasfilm Ltd., each pin is individually stamped and numbered — only 500 will ever be made! All proceeds benefit the Children’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 24, 2014
—Beloved Brand Pledges Nearly $3 Million in American Girl Dolls to Children’s Hospital Association in Unprecedented Holiday Charitable Initiative— MIDDLETON, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– American Girl today announced an unprecedented charitable giving program to benefit children in hospitals across the country during the 2014 holiday season.Beginning today through December 18, 2014, American Girl will match any doll…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 17, 2014
EEToysForTots2014 Because Every Collector Starts as a Tot LOS ANGELES, CA: November 12, 2014- In the spirit of giving this holiday season, Entertainment Earth, Inc. (entertainmentearth.com) has donated $100,000 worth of toys to Toys for Tots for its annual holiday toy drive, bringing holiday cheer to less fortunate children in communities nationwide. Entertainment Earth knows that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 11, 2014
JJ_Video_Composite2 With an exciting initiative that offered a chance to win unique rewards and prizes, including a once-in-a-lifetime grand prize, Star Wars: Force for Change raised $4,261,410 USD for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). Donations were received via fundraising platform Omaze from citizens of 125 countries and enough money was donated to fund the equivalent…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 11, 2014
IDW Publishing, Hasbro, And Heritage Auctions Help Give Kids The World San Diego, CA (August 11, 2014) – The Heritage Auctions for the one-of-a-kind variant of IDW’s My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #12 and the original cover artwork by fan-favorite Sara Richard closed on August 9 raising a total of $8,750*, with the one-of-a-kind variant ending…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 10, 2014
SDCC14GGR2KT2 R2-KT was created by Albin Johnson, founder of the 501st Legion, master droid builder Jerry Greene and the R2 Builders Club, for Johnson’s daughter Katie (the ‘KT’ in the droid’s name is a tribute to her). In real life, R2-KT makes appearances at children’s hospitals, Star Wars Celebration and charity events in the southeastern United…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 10, 2014
Mattel-logo Mattel to Donate One Toy for Every Order Made Online at MattelShop.com and Fisher-PriceStore.com   ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Building on a successful multi-year partnership that has helped thousands of young people learn, grow and play, Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) and Mattel (NASDAQ:MAT) today announced a new toy and game donation program to provide children with greater…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2014
Summer is almost upon us and Comic Con 2014 is just around the corner! I feel the pressure of the con SCREAMING towards me! I’ve got so much I still need to do before the con hit that I really shouldn’t even be here typing this now. One quick disclaimer – In this episode I…

 

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