Make A Wish Endowment

Make A Wish Endowment

501st Legion Raises $150K and Fully Funds the 501st Legion Make-A-Wish Endowment Atlanta, Georgia, June 1, 2017 — The 501st Legion, the world’s largest Star Wars costuming organization, announces the completion of the initial funding commitment to the first-of-its...
501st fundraising

501st fundraising

The 501st Legion is also known as the “Bad Guys Doing Good,” and our passion for charity in our communities continues to grow! In 2016, we saw a 50% increase in direct donations contributed in honor of the Legion – we’re nearing that $1M USD...
Celebrating Star Wars in Orlando

Celebrating Star Wars in Orlando

It’s the 20th Anniversary of the 501st Legion, and we’re inviting fellow fans to celebrate with us as Star Wars Celebration returns to Orlando, Florida! From… Source: 501st Legion – News from the...
Troopers That Go the Extra Parsec

Troopers That Go the Extra Parsec

Today, I would like to honor eight 501st Legion members from around the world for their great deeds. In 2016, the 501st Legion set up an endowment with both Make-A-Wish America and Make-A-Wish International – the first endowment to bridge both… Source:...
Carrie Fisher 1956 – 2016

Carrie Fisher 1956 – 2016

The 501st Legion honors actress, author, and Honorary Member, Carrie Fisher. Carrie was a friend and hero to the 501st, sharing her famous wit and charm with our members countless times over the years. Carrie’s untimely departure was a blow to the… Source:...
"Never Tell Her The Odds"

"Never Tell Her The Odds"

Kathlyn Chassey is a 24-year-old Star Wars fan battling Cystic Fibrosis, a life-threatening lung disease. Her condition has progressed to the point where she will not survive without a lung transplant. After being initially denied her life-saving operation, Kathlyn...
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