The Marvel Studios owner is donating $1,000,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America in celebration of Black Panther‘s financial success.
The standalone film has raked in more than $700M worldwide in it’s first two weeks.
The hefty donation from Marvel will support the Boy & Girls Club’s STEM programs (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).
“It’s fitting that we show our appreciation by helping advance STEM programs for youth, especially in underserved areas of the country, to give them the knowledge and tools to build the future they want.” – Bob Iger, CEO The Walt Disney Company
The Boys & Girls Clubs of America will use the one-time grant to establish new STEM centers to serve kids and teens, with a particular focus on Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, New York, Philadelphia and Washington.
The centers give children access to hands-on technologies, including 3-D printers, robotics and video production.
Stars of Black Panther seem happy to see the money go to a good cause.