Frederick Joseph and the Seattle non-profit organization Comics4Kids have been named the 2018 Bob Clampett Humanitarian Award recipients.
Frederick Joseph created the Black Panther Challenge; a GoFundMe campaign which raised money to send black children from Harlen to see the Black Panther movie. His efforts prompted others to do the same, with GoFundMe laer saying that some 100 campaigns raised over $900,000 to send 70,00 kids across the United States to see the film.
Comics4Kids is a Seattle-based comic book reading library and literacy charity with a facility in Tacoma, Washington.
The Bob Clampett Humanitarian Award, given out by Comic-Con International: San Diego, is to honor "those people in comics and the popular arts who have worked to help others." The award was named after animator Bob Clampett.