The star of the cult film "

Star Wars


Mark Hamill

, who played

Luke Skywalker

, joined the fundraising platform UNITED24.

The artist became an ambassador of the platform and will support the "Army of Drones" project.

The new ambassador was introduced during an online call with the President of Ukraine.

Volodymyr Zelenskyy

expressed his gratitude to Mark Gemilla for the support of the Ukrainian people since the beginning of the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Mark Hamill spoke with President Zelensky

"The light will definitely defeat the darkness. I believe in it, and our people believe in it. Thank you for leading a difficult mission - to be the first ambassador to help Ukraine raise funds to support our defenders, for the "Army of Drones". This is very important! ", said Zelensky.

Mark Hamill spoke with Zelenskyi

In addition, Mark Hamill and Volodymyr Zelensky discussed the actor's next steps in supporting UNITED24.

"In this long and unequal confrontation, Ukraine needs additional support. I am honored to become an ambassador of the "Drone Army" at the invitation of President Zelenskyi. I know for sure that Ukrainians need drones to protect their land, their freedom and the values ​​of the entire democratic world. Right now is the best it's time for everyone to come together and help Ukraine survive this war against the evil empire," Hamill said.

Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker

Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker

The "Army of Drones" project is a comprehensive program of the fundraising platform UNITED24, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the Ministry of Digital Transformation and State Special Communications, which provides for the systematic purchase of drones, their repair and prompt replacement, as well as a pilot training course.

Thanks to the contributions of donors to the "Army of Drones", the Armed Forces of Ukraine have already received 986 drones.

The total amount of purchases is 1,905,508,866 hryvnias.

It should be noted that earlier the American singer and actress

Barbra Streisand joined

the national fundraising platform UNITED24.

From now on, the American singer will collect funds for urgent medical needs in Ukraine.

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