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Star Wars and eBay are auctioning some bizarre stormtrooper helmets for charity

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Star Wars: Force For Change and eBay Giving Works are auctioning off 44 one-of-a-kind, mostly Stormtrooper-themed items for charity, and the bidding is now open, in honor of Star Wars Day.

Each item in the 10-day auction began with a minimum bid of $5.04. Items available range from the straightforward, like a bedazzled version of a stormtrooper helmet to the playful, like melting ice cream in the shape of a stormtrooper helmet, to the truly bizarre, like a grotesque Mickey Mouse donning a stormtrooper helmet and classic mouse ears. There's also a bust of Star Wars creator George Lucas, pictured above.

You can see them all in eBay's Star Wars: Force for Change charity shop.

Lucasfilm donated the helmets, and 100 percent of proceeds will benefit UNICEF Kid Power, "an innovative new program that uses the world's first Wearable-For-Good to get kids active and provide lifesaving food packets to children in need around the globe," according to a post on the official Star Wars site.

The auction is Star Wars: Force for Change's latest initiative. Last June, Star Wars: The Force Awakens' director J.J. Abrams announced a charity drive whose winner would receive a walk-on role in the upcoming movie. Last month during the Star Wars Celebration fan convention, Abrams said that Force for Change has raised more than $6 million for UNICEF.

You can read all of today's Star Wars stories in Polygon's StoryStream and watch the second teaser trailer for The Force Awakens below, because it never gets old.

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