Disney giving $1 Million to Boys and Girls Club


Disney has vowed to use $1 million of the profit from "Black Panther' to fund STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) programs and establish STEM centers of innovation in Washington D.C., Atlanta, Chicago, Baltimore, New York and Philadeplhia for the Boys & Girls Club. Disney is allocating resources to youth to help them achieve their dreams, a common theme at Disney. The beauty of this donation is that kids will be able to feel like they are better equipped to create some of the magic they saw in the film with the editing, videography, and complex special effects. Having access to the world of STEM gives kids who are scientifically and mathematically driven an opportunity to develop their passions and grow up believing that their dreams are attainable. STEM- driven people can also build relationships relationship with people who are more artistically driven in movies like "Black Panther" to show how intertwined these worlds truly are. 

The Boys & Girls Club has been putting an emphasis on  STEM and now with the help of this grant the centers will gives the kids access to "hands-on technologies, including 3-D printers, robotics and video production." The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs is to help millions of kids and teens develop essential skill, make lasting connections and have fun and there truly is no better way to do that than by giving the youth the tools they need to build a better place for us all.

Robert Raeder