Malco Theatres generated $65,000 for children’s hospitals during its 2017 Kids Summer Film Fest event, according to a recent news release from Malco. The annual festival offered reduced-admission family favorite films on Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout the summer at multiple locations in Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi, Kentucky, Missouri and Louisiana.

Beneficiaries included Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock; Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis; Blair E. Batson Children’s Hospital in Jackson, Miss.; Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville, Ky.; Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt in Nashville; and Children’s Hospital of New Orleans.