Star Wars: Episode VII is currently filming in Abu Dhabi, which is where director J.J. Abrams introduced the new “Star Wars: Force for Change” campaign.

Force for Change is a new initiative from Disney and Lucasfilm, in collaboration with Bad Robot, and is dedicated to finding creative solutions to some of the world’s biggest problems. The first Star Wars: Force for Change campaign will raise funds and awareness for UNICEF’s Innovation Labs and its innovative projects benefitting children in need. 

To support the launch of Star Wars: Force for Change, Disney has committed $1 million, and fans can now donate directly at for a chance to appear in Star Wars: Episode VII. By pledging as little as $10 through the Omaze fundraising platform, any eligible supporter will be automatically entered for a chance to win this once-in-a-lifetime experience. The campaign runs from 12:01am PST on May 21st until 11:59pm PST on July 18th.

The Star Wars: Force for Change Grand Prize includes:
• Airfare and accommodations to London for one winner and a guest
• Behind-the-scenes access on the closed set of Star Wars: Episode VII as VIP guests of J.J. Abrams
• Winner will have the opportunity to meet members of the cast
• Winner and their guest will then be transformed by makeup and costume teams into a Star Wars character and filmed for a scene in Star Wars: Episode VII

You can check out Abrams’ video below and make a donation/enter the contest by clicking here or visiting

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