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Success of 'Black Panther' lends donations to Baltimore Boys & Girls Clubs

Success of 'Black Panther' lends donations to Baltimore Boys & Girls Clubs

The Walt Disney Company is donating $1 million to a dozen Boys & Girls Clubs of America, including in Baltimore, amid the box office success of “Black Panther.”

Disney announced Monday it is making the donation in honor of the record-breaking film. The money will expand the Boys & Girls Club’s science, technology, engineering and math — commonly called STEM — programs.

The one-time grant will be used to further the organization’s existing STEM curriculum and establish new STEM-focused centers in 12 cities across the country. Philadelphia, Chicago and New Orleans join Baltimore on the list.

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