Tag: Charity

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 26, 2012
Just before the Thanksgiving holiday DC Collectibles posted a short Q&A for November on their official blog: A little over a year ago, DC made comic book history when we rebooted our entire line of monthly comics, starting each series over from issue #1. There were 52 comics included in the reboot, and as you…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 6, 2012
Charitymates announced today that their Charitymates 6 Custom Minimate auctions are now live and ready for bids! Charitymates is an annual charity event held at the Minimate Multiverse. During this event, Minimate customizers (veteran and novice alike) create and donate a Minimate custom based on a theme chosen by the community. These one-of-a-kind creations are…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 27, 2012
Announced over the weekend at Power-Con 2012 is the charity Masters of the Universe art show that will be on display next month at Toy Tokyo in NYC. If you’re going to be in New York in October, here’s your chance to own a piece of original MOTU art and do a good deed for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 16, 2012
Fans of He-Man, She-Ra, and Thundercats will gather again this year to celebrate their love of the popular cartoon and toy lines at the second annual Power-Con/Thundercon. In addition to enjoying creator and guest speakers, toy vendors, and unique displays, fans will also have the opportunity to raise money for children in need by participating…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 3, 2012
PETER MAYHEW (“CHEWBACCA” from STAR WARSTM) TO SIGN AUTOGRAPHS SANTA MONICA, CA (July 3rd, 2012) – Course of the Force is excited to announce a partnership with SHOEBACCA.com, a leading online retailer focused on “active lifestyle” footwear, for its inaugural five-day lightsaber relay which begins at the Santa Monica Pier on Saturday, July 7th. Participants…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 28, 2012
Symbiote Studios will be back at San Diego Comic Con Booth #4533. If you are at the show stop by and pick up one of their eight new Symbiote Vinyl Toys. They have two great kinds that each supports a great organization.  Each will sell for $12.99. Symbiote Panda vinyl toys supports Pandas International. 10%…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 3, 2012
 -Children’s Fund pledges $10,000 donation to encourage participation from children nationwide; company plans to construct largest LEGO® Lemonade Stand to raise money and awareness-   ENFIELD, Conn. – February 2, 2012 –LEGO Children’s Fund and LEGO Systems, Inc. announced today that they will partner with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a non-profit organization dedicated to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 23, 2012
Featuring Iconic Justice League Characters, Multilayered Campaign To Leverage All Time Warner Advertising Platforms Generating Significant Awareness of the Crisis Multi-Million-Dollar Commitment Will Support Three Aid Groups Working in Africa: Save the Children, International Rescue Committee and Mercy Corps         (January 23, 2012 – New York, NY)  DC Entertainment, home of the world’s greatest super…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 11, 2012
Joined by Superstar Shaquille O’Neal’s Holiday Alter-Ego, Shaq-A-Claus, Company Helped Spread Holiday Cheer to Kids in Need with More Than 400,000 Toys Collected in “R”Us® Stores Nationwide Wayne, NJ (January 11, 2012) – Toys“R”Us, Inc. today announced that its eighth annual fundraising campaign to benefit the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation was its most successful…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 1, 2011
Nationwide Campaign Highlights Kids Helping Kids – One Cup at a Time – Through In-Store and Online Fundraising Program, Virtual Lemonade Stand and Special Events   Wayne, NJ (June 1, 2011) – Toys“R”Us, Inc. today announced the launch of an eight-week, in-store and online fundraising and awareness campaign benefiting Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 24, 2011
Last March, Japan experienced one of the most overwhelming national tragedies on record.  In addition to the irreparable loss of life, the overall damage costs exceed $300 billion, marking the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami as the most costly natural disaster in the history of the world.  As such, many businesses and organizations across the world…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 17, 2011
Company’s Sponsorship of the Walk Now for Autism Speaks Program Continues Throughout 2011   WAYNE, NJ (May 17, 2011) – Today, Toys“R”Us, Inc. announced that its fifth annual nationwide in-store fundraising campaign to benefit Autism Speaks, North America’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, raised more than $3 million in its stores across the U.S….

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 22, 2011
Baltimore MD, April 18th, 2011 – On behalf of the Washington DC Metro Area Star Wars Collecting Club (DCSWCC), vice president Frank Klukosky along with treasurer Bob Martinazzi and Maryland regional director Jeff Schock presented a check for $5000 to the Believe in Tomorrow Children’s Foundation (BIT). The presentation was made at Believe in Tomorrow’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 15, 2011
 As a community, toy collectors are known for being a particularly vocal bunch.  When images of Michael Bay’s Transformers movie first surfaced a few years ago, outrage at one Transformers news site was so fierce regarding the signature look of the main Villian Megatron, that ultimately Bay was convinced to change the iconic character to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 27, 2011
WWRp JDF Armstrong will be on sale, on March 29th at www.bambalandstore.com All the money from this sale will go to Japan based charity , that is helping in the quake disaster relief. 3A is taking care of all the expenses and on top of it is sending free WWRp Armstrong to all the previous…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 25, 2011
We received the following from our friends at Toy2R: We simply had to share a great piece of art with everyone. Thanks to ViseOne for putting together this great drawing – "Support Japan". A wonderful piece that should be turned into a limited edition print or t-shirt! Toy2R is also working on a project that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 25, 2011
The 5th annual Charitymates customizing event has begun! Charitymates is an annual charity event held at the Minimate Multiverse. During this event, Minimate customizers (veteran and novice alike) create and donate a Minimate custom based on a theme chosen by the community. These one-of-a-kind creations are then auctioned off on eBay with 75% of the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 18, 2011
Monetary Contribution Augments Infant Product Donations from Toys"R"Us, Japan WAYNE, N.J., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The Toys"R"Us Children’s Fund today announced a $500,000 donation to Save the Children to help provide relief to children and families impacted by the 9.0 magnitude earthquake and devastating tsunami that recently struck the northeast coast of Japan. In…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 17, 2011
  I don’t have a lot of information yet, but our friends at threeA sent me the following email this morning and asked me to get the word out: Hope you are doing great! got some news i would love for you to share!  We are going to make a Japanese Armstrong; its official name is WWRp…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 2, 2011
Our friends at WETA sent us the following information about some auctions they are running to help benefit the victims of the Christchurch earthquake.  All of the items are signed by the likes of Peter Jackson, Richard Taylor and Greg Broadmore. Auctions for Christchurch Earthquake Appeal At Weta Collectibles, we of course follow the developments…

 

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