GoFundMe Launched to Send Girls to See 'Captain Marvel'

Space.com | 1/15/2019 | Staff
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Los Angeles based non-profit Girls Inc., activist Frederick Joseph, and philanthopic organization We Have Stories have teamed up to launch a GoFundMe to raise money to send girls to see "Captain Marvel" in theaters.

Here's the campaign description from the GoFundMe page: "Everyone should have an opportunity to see women in roles they can aspire to one day be, roles that show women as strong, smart and bold. From a teacher to a fighter pilot—or a superhero. This is an opportunity to continue to empower girls to be just that. Marvel Studios' first female led film, "Captain Marvel" offers this type of important representation. We want to help girls from various backgrounds have the opportunity to see the film by providing tickets and renting out theaters."

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The campaign was inspired by a tweet from "Captain Marvel" star Brie Larson, which used the hashtag "#captainmarvelchallenge," inspired by a similar "#blackpantherchallenge" campaign last...
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