All posts tagged "charity"

  • Actor Kim Soo-hyun
    Hallyu star Kim Soo-hyun and fans donate 11.1 tons of rice

    By Tae Hong Hallyu star Kim Soo-hyun and his fans donated 11.1 tons of rice Tuesday to Salvation Army Korea’s charity pot to help South Korea’s needy Tuesday, according to KeyEast Entertainment. The 1,004 bags of rice...

    • Posted December 1, 2015
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  • Lee Young-ae (Yonhap)
    Actress Lee Young-ae makes generous donation for veterans

    South Korean A-list actress Lee Young-ae has donated funds to fully support an upcoming military concert for the nation’s non-commissioned officers, Yonhap reported. According to the Non-Commissioned Officer Academy Friday, Lee gave 400 million won, or about...

    • Posted November 13, 2015
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  • Psy
    Psy gives big to children’s hospital

    A South Korean children’s hospital opened a new treatment room last year thanks to a generous donation by K-pop sensation Psy, according to Yonhap. The star reportedly gave 500 million won, or about $431,300, to Yonsei University’s...

    • Posted November 12, 2015
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  • Korean American volunteers  in Northern California bottled 500 jars of kimchi to distribute to local elderly  Sunday.
    NorCal Koreans make free kimchi for local elderly

    A Northern California charity organization will hand out 500 jars of kimchi to local elderly this fall. Inside a Santa Clara kimchi factory Sunday, 35 volunteers spent hours making the Korean staple dish. The effort is in...

    • Posted November 11, 2015
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  • Korean Catholic young adults from Fortes in Fide volunteered at St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store in downtown L.A. on Saturday morning. The sales from SVdP’s two area thrift stores pay for programs that help homeless and low-income people. (Courtesy of St. Vincent de Paul of Los Angeles / Kay Hwangbo)
    Young Korean Americans volunteer at LA thrift store to help the poor

    In a sign that the Korean immigrant community is becoming more involved with the wider community, a Korean American young professionals group volunteered at the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store Saturday. Profits from the downtown Los Angeles...

    • Posted November 9, 2015
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    Fendi offers Kim Yuna, Ko So-young, Ha Ji-won designed bags for charity

    By Tae Hong A charity auction by Fendi has brought on the question — out of bags designed by figure queen Kim Yuna and actresses Go So-young and Ha Ji-won, which will bring in the biggest bucks?...

    • Posted November 7, 2015
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  • Jang Yun-jeong (Newsis)
    Singer Jang Yun-jeong gives 100 mil. won to sick children

    Popular trot singer Jang Yoon-jeong donated 100 million won ($88,000) to Community Chest of Korea, Thursday. Jang, 35, who is married to KBS television news presenter Do Kyung-won, has a two-year-old son. “As a mother, I realized...

    • Posted October 22, 2015
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