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Florida A&M Fraternity Provides “Black Panther” Tickets To Students Who Donated Food

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Black Panther is shattering records left and right, bringing out the best in people on the way.

The Alpha Xi chapter of the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity at Florida A&M university provided students with free movie tickets to the screening of Black Panther a day before the official release of the movie. Students received the tickets in return for a donation of three canned goods.

The fraternity drew over 130 students to donate, collecting over 400 cans of food.

via Tallahassee Democrat:

The fraternity purchased a private theatre screening for Thursday, Feb, 15, at the Regal Cinema Theatre. The fraternity realizes that a movie of this importance will draw much attention and will serve as an excellent platform to give back to the campus and the community.

The fraternity drew over 130 students to donate, with some students bringing extra canned goods in support of the cause. Student Sade Anderson said, “It’s great to have an opportunity to give back to those less fortunate especially considering how this movie has impacted the community.”

The Alpha Xi chapter collected over 400 canned goods from students and donated the proceeds to the Kearney Homeless Shelter on Saturday, Feb. 18. Rootz Macena an employee voiced her gratitude for giving back. She said, “things like this should happen more often, the shelter is very appreciative of it.”

Marvel’s Black Panther earned over $400 million worldwide during its first weekend in theaters.


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