About Garrison CaridaGarrison Carida® is a group of community-minded volunteers serving Pennsylvania, Delaware, and
Garrison Carida is a part of the
"The World's Definitive Imperial Star Wars Costuming Organization."
Endorsed and preferred by Lucasfilm Ltd. Garrison Carida of the
501st Legion performs charitable events and community-based ventures, while celebrating
and promoting the Star Wars universe with people young and old. Our group has
participated with groups including Make-A-Wish Foundation,
Walk Now For Autism, Sunshine Foundation,
The Franklin Institute, various regional children’s hospitals,
The Today Show featuring Donald Trump, the Rose Parade,
and many others. We, and the 501st Legion have worked closely over the years with many
of the Star Wars celebrities and also with Lucasfilm at many conventions
and events. As we are volunteer organization, we do not and will not charge for
Case study: Walk Now For Autism - Allentown PA
Case study: Make-A-Wish - Joshua
The troopers and squires (non-costumed assistants with photos, security, and various other indispensable tasks) who join to form Garrison Carida are people who reach out beyond the bounds of their daily jobs and of their normal responsibilities to volunteer their time and service by participating in charitable work within the local community. The men and women who don the costumes of the various characters of the Star Wars universe, do so with the belief that their activity is beneficial to others as well as satisfactory to themselves. Our success continually depends on the dedication, professionalism, and enthusiasm of our members to accomplish our goals of helping with the success of the events that we attend. Our members come from all parts of the community, and include teachers, business professionals, police officers, and more. The members and squires of Garrison Carida volunteer our time based on our passion and dedication to the community and those less fortunate. We aspire to be "Bad guys doing good things."
Our Mission Statement
Garrison Carida, a charity-focused costuming group led by volunteers, will aid in the success of regional charitable events, community-based events, and public appearances while having fun and celebrating the continuation of the Star Wars universe. Our costumes are so professional that it looks like we stepped off of the movie screen into your event.
Let Us Help With Your Success
Our troopers are always looking for new events with which to participate. If you feel we can help make your event more successful, please contact us to set up an appearance. We endeavor to embody professionalism in our behavior and costumes, participation in our dedication to beneficial charity-based and community-based events, integrity in our portrayal of the iconic nefarious characters of Star Wars, and activity in our continuing commitment to the communities we serve.