Tag: Charity

 

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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2014
Company Renews Commitment to Help Fight Pediatric Cancer with Nationwide Fundraising and Awareness Program, In-Store Events and User-Generated Social Media Initiative WAYNE, N.J., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Toys”R”Us, Inc. today announced it has reaffirmed its support of Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to finding a cure for childhood cancer. Beginning…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 21, 2014
JJ_Video_Composite2 J.J. Abrams Announces “Force for Change” Campaign to Benefit UNICEF’s Innovation Labs and Programs  Beginning Today, Visit Omaze.com/StarWars to Enter for a Chance to Win   LOS ANGELES, CA, MAY 21, 2014 — Today in a special video message from the set of Star Wars:Episode VII, director J.J. Abrams announced the creation of Star Wars: Force…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2014
Funko has introduced a line of DIY Pop! vinyl figures, and they have teamed up with Emerald City Comicon to celebrate their release. What better way to showcase the myriad possibilities of these figures than by giving them to some of the coolest artists and illustrators in the industry who were at ECCC, but also…

 

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