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Disney donates $1M of 'Black Panther' profits

Disney donates $1M of 'Black Panther' profits
Posted at 9:23 AM, Feb 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-27 04:46:01-05

(CNN) - Disney's "Black Panther" is lending a paw to kids in need.

The film has earned $700 million globally since its release two weeks ago. Disney said it is donating $1 million of profits to the Boys and Girls Clubs of America.

Among the cities that will benefit are Atlanta, Baltimore, New York and Washington, DC.

According to a news release, the funds will go toward the group's STEM programs - science, technology, engineering and math.

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