All posts tagged "charity"

  • Miss Korea 2015, Lee Min-ji, poses with a local child during the opening ceremony of the Nepal Gunji Korea Franchise Association and Um Hong Gil Human School in Bardiya, Nepal on Feb. 23.
(Courtesy of the Um Hong Gil Human Foundation)
    Miss Korea helps deliver aid to Nepal

    By Kim Hyo-jin Miss Korea 2015, Lee Min-ji, participated in voluntary activities in Nepal last month, according to a philanthropic foundation. Lee, 25, reportedly volunteered to help bring medical aid for locals and engaged in charity work...

    • Posted March 2, 2016
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  • Jennifer Lawrence
    Jennifer Lawrence donating $2 million to hometown hospital

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Actress Jennifer Lawrence is donating $2 million to a Kentucky hospital where she visited sick youngsters during a recent holiday trip home. The Oscar winner, a Louisville native, announced by video Friday that...

    • Posted February 13, 2016
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  • The Korean American Presbyterian Church of Queens in New York handed out fruit baskets to local shelters and organizations in time for the holidays Thursday.
    NY Korean American community begins holiday sharing

    By The Korea Times New York staff The New York Korean American community is joining in on end-of-the-year charity efforts. The Korean American Presbyterian Church of Queens delivered 150 fruit baskets to about 20 local fire stations,...

    • Posted December 14, 2015
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  • Pastor Shin Suk-geun, left, has begun handing out envelopes containing $5 to the homeless in Downtown Los Angeles as a part of an annual end-of-the-year effort. (Park Sang-hyuk)
    LA pastor spreads holiday goodwill with $5 envelopes for homeless

    By Park Ju-yeon For the last five years in Downtown Los Angeles, the holiday season has brought out 59-year-old pastor Shin Suk-geun, equipped with stacks of envelopes containing $5 and bearing a cheery “Merry Christmas and Happy...

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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  • Free Turkeys Korean American Foundation in New York donated 300 bags of rice to local seniors Wednesday.
    Korean foundation gives free rice to NY seniors

    A New York City-based organization, Free Turkeys Korean American Foundation, gave 300 bags of rice to the Korean American Senior Citizens’ Association of New Jersey Wednesday. The project, in its 29th effort, is an end-of-the-year act of...

    • Posted December 3, 2015
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  • Volunteers wrap gifts for children at Korean American Family Services in 2014. (Kim Chul-soo/The Korea Times)
    LA Korean community prepares for December charity

    By Kim Chul-soo The Los Angeles Korean American community is beginning a month-long effort to share love and charity for the end of the year through its non-profit organizations. Volunteer group PAVA World will hand out a...

    • Posted December 2, 2015
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  • Yoo Jae-suk (Yonhap)
    Winter charity: Top stars donate 28 million charcoal briquettes

    South Korean top television personality Yoo Jae-seok and actor couple Cha In-pyo and Shin Ae-ra have donated 28 million charcoal briquettes to help low-income households stay warm this winter, Yonhap reported. Cha and Shin gave 100 million...

    • Posted December 2, 2015
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