Local Youth from Boys & Girls Club to "Geek Out On The Town"
Black Panther Movie Challenge: kids get free movie ticket, lunch, popcorn, comics, posters and more
By: Boys & Girls Clubs of King County
REDMOND, Wash. - Feb. 23, 2018 - PRLog -- Father and son have fund-raised past their goal to provide eight local youth and two dedicated staff from the Boys & Girls Clubs of King County Joel E. Smilow Clubhouse and Teen Center in Rainier Vista with one-of-a-kind lunch, movie, and comic experience.
Inspired by the national #blackpantherchallenge movement to help fund raise for youth-in-need to see the new Black Panther movie, Chris (father) and son Aslan Watkins instead put a twist on it designed to share the type of "night-out-on-
Their day includes lunch before the movie at Red Robin (Redmond Town Center), VIP Premium tickets to see the new Marvel Studios' Black Panther movie at the luxurious iPic Theatre (Redmond), with free popcorn, drink, candy, Black Panther movie poster, and Black Panther Vol. 1 trade paperback (with help from the folks at Mighty Moose Comics in Bellevue).
Marvel Studios' Black Panther movie is currently breaking box office records and is the center point of a cultural phenomenon that continues to draw national interest with a variety of grassroots fundraisers and celebrity efforts to help under-served youth.
For more information, visit https://www.gofundme.com/
Located in Seattle's Rainier Valley, the Boys & Girls Clubs of King County Joel E. Smilow Clubhouse and Teen Center serves kids with the following mission: To inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens.
It is the largest Boys & Girls Club built on a public housing site. One side houses the Rainier Vista Boys & Girls Club for grades K-8. The other side houses the Teen Center for middle- and high-school youth. Each side has its own gym, technology lab, learning center, games room and more.