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Calgary Donor Hosts Private 'Star Wars' Screening For At-Risk Calgary Kids

12/21/2015 01:14 EST | Updated 12/21/2015 04:00 EST
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The force is strong with an anonymous Calgary donor who provided 180 at-risk youth with a private screening of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" on Saturday.

The generous donor invited the kids, as well as the volunteers and staff of two youth groups — Kids Up Front and Cornerstone Youth Centre — to the Cineplex Odeon in Sunridge.

Cornerstone's youth were very excited to have the opportunity to see the Star Wars premier this morning (thank you,...

Posted by Cornerstone Youth Centre Calgary on Saturday, 19 December 2015

After the movie, kids got to celebrate with Stromtroopers and Jedi at a pizza party back at Cornerstone Youth Centre.

Luke Skywalker himself tweeted praise for the donor's generosity.


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