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Help Create A fleet of Star Wars themed Magic Wheelchair costumes for 7 ultimate Star Wars fans at San Diego Comic Con 2018
Help Create A fleet of Star Wars themed Magic Wheelchair costumes for 7 ultimate Star Wars fans at San Diego Comic Con 2018
515 backers pledged $25,009 to help bring this project to life.

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EPIC EXPERIENCE STRETCH GOAL 

7 EPIC costumes AND 7 EPIC movie posters! 

Since you hit our goal so fast, we have a new stretch goal with our friends at The For the Win Project: $30,000 and a surprise for the kiddos before they leave Comic Con! 

 How is this possible?! This isn't just any movie poster, so here's our plan: these kiddos will receive their Magic Wheelchair costumes and have a professional photo shoot on Saturday... THEN while they are cosplaying at SDCC, 7 artists from the movie industry will work through the night to create movie magic in time for a surprise For The Win Project poster reveal on Sunday!

This is all thanks to you, our Kickstarter backers!

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Magic Wheelchair at San Diego Comic Con 2018! #MWCxSDCC

Make history and be EPIC! 

We need your help to build EPIC Star Wars themed wheelchair costumes and create the ultimate cosplay experience for 7 amazing Star Wars super fans at San Diego Comic Con 2018!!!

7 Ultimate Star Wars Fans
7 Ultimate Star Wars Fans

Join Magic Wheelchair in making history by creating an ultimate experience for these kiddos and their families at the world’s most famous Comic Con event! This is your opportunity to be a part of it!  Your support will not only be a huge part in creating this opportunity, but it will allow us to keep doing amazing things for many, many kiddos to come. Our mission is to build for every kiddo in a wheelchair and create amazing experiences for kiddos like Maddox, Aubrie, Vedant, Kaleb, Nate, Liam, and Liv!

Can Magic Wheelchair pull it off in time for the San Diego Comic Con costume reveal on July 21st? With you, we can! Be part of the Magic, become one with the Force!

Why is a Magic Wheelchair so important?

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Your pledge will help cover the cost of this historic project—admission, flights, hotel, materials, and adaptive equipment—as we bring these 7 amazing kiddos from all over the country to the world famous San Diego Comic-Con

Vedant from Texas
Vedant from Texas
Liv from California
Liv from California
Liam from New York
Liam from New York
Kaleb from Tennessee
Kaleb from Tennessee
Maddox from California
Maddox from California
Aubrie from Arizona
Aubrie from Arizona
Nate from California
Nate from California

Your pledge will help cover the cost of this historic project—build materials, adaptive equipment, travel accommodations—as we bring these 7 amazing kiddos from all over the country to the world famous San Diego Comic-Con to experience EPIC wheelchair cosplay at it's finest, Star Wars Magic Wheelchair style!!! 

We've recruited some of the most EPIC and amazing talent out there. In no particular order let the epicness flow: Tom Spina Designs, Adam Savage and the Tested crew, Fon Davis and Fonco Studios, Michael McMaster and Echo Base, Gordon Tarpley, Pixologic, Monster City Studios, Dangling Carrot, Massivit 3D, Sean Fields and Project 842 all building for 7 ultimate Star Wars fans from all over the country! These amazing builders have come to the table to build individual costumes specifically designed to fit around these kiddos unique mobility needs. Adding, lights, sounds and creating inclusion at an epic level! We've seen time and time again, through the amazing efforts of our volunteer builders, that these kiddos become super stars as they roll deep in EPIC Magic Wheelchair style. 

What is a Magic Wheelchair?

A Magic Wheelchair costume is a catalyst for ultimate inclusion. We do this by transforming their wheelchairs into awesomeness created by our hands and their imaginations.

The First Magic Wheelchair: Keaton Weimer as Toothless
The First Magic Wheelchair: Keaton Weimer as Toothless

Risks and challenges

Building these costumes always comes as a challenge both in design and engineering. One of the things that comes standard with each build is that we never make any physical changes to the kiddos wheelchairs and all mounting designs for each costume has to be customized to attach to each specific wheelchair. Luckily we have some of the best in the business of arts and creative engineering on board.

What makes this more of a challenge is that most of our builders on this project are building for kiddos all over the country! We will be having a wheelchair mounting party the evening before the reveal to work out any kinks in the design and ensure a safe, secure epic cosplay experience!

Each kiddo we build for has their own unique needs and abilities, so prior to designing costumes, our volunteer builders talk with each kiddo to make sure their ideas and capabilities are incorporate into the costume. The goal is to give them the ultimate level of inclusion.

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    Tell the world that you made MAGIC with the custom decal and final photo!

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    TREAT EVERY DAY LIKE COMIC CON!
    Receive a photo from the reveal, the sticker, the limited edition t-shirt, an exclusive SDCC Magic Wheelchair button pack, and a branded super hero cape!

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    MAKE MEMORIES!
    Witness the magic from the entire weekend with our custom photo book! From meeting the families, to the big costume reveal, and the behind the scenes moments in between.

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    Receive everything above!

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    YOU'RE A MAGIC MAKER!
    Become an honorary build team member for the team/costume of your choice!

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