All posts tagged "charity"

  • Lee Kun-hee
Samsung Electronics Chairman
    Samsung chairman donates more than $17 million to help young job seekers

    By Kim Yoo-chul Ailing Samsung Chairman Lee Kun-hee has donated 20 billion won (US$17.4 million) to a government-initiated fund to help operate various programs for young job seekers. The decision by the chairman has increased the amount...

    • Posted October 22, 2015
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  • Yoo Jae-suk (Yonhap)
    Korean stars auction off possessions to help underprivileged kids

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — K-pop stars’ private possessions, such as actor Yoo Ah-in’s shirt, will be up for sale this week online to help children from underprivileged families, a local auction house said Friday. Dozens of goods used...

    • Posted October 16, 2015
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  • The foundation has given free turkeys to about 250 soup-kitchen facilities in New York and New Jersey for 27 years.
    NY, NJ Koreans prepare for turkeys and rice campaign

    Korean Americans in New York and New Jersey are already preparing for an annual end-of-the-year charity campaign now in its 29th effort, a turkey and rice donation event. This year’s goal is 3,000 turkeys, at $10 each,...

    • Posted September 30, 2015
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  • Members of Korean American Senior Citizens
    NY senior citizens group delivers rice to needy

    By The Korea Times New York staff A New York Korean American senior citizens group is sharing goodwill this Chuseok — Korea’s moon festival — by delivering rice to the needy. Homeless shelters, churches and community centers...

    • Posted September 25, 2015
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  • Yunho fans from around the world gathered efforts to donate 9.5 tons of rice to help low-income elderly and children in Gwangju, South Korea, this week. (Yonhap)
    K-pop idol fans donate 9.5 tons of rice for elderly, children

    The city of Gwangju, South Korea, received a donation of 9.5 tons of rice to give to its low-income elderly and children this week, thanks to the combined efforts of fan clubs of TVXQ leader U-Know Yunho....

    • Posted September 24, 2015
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  • Hair stylists from a salon near Fairfax, Virginia, participate in a charity event Saturday to help the elderly in South Korea.
    Virginia haircut event to donate funds to elderly

    By The Korea Times Washington DC staff Ten hair stylists from a Fairfax, Virginia, hair salon, Le Mirage, spread goodwill this weekend by picking up their shears for charity. Organized by a local Korean American foundation, the...

    • Posted September 21, 2015
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  • Isabelle Adams, left, with her sister Katherine have raised over $650,000 through origami to build wells for Ethiopian villages in need. (Courtesy of Facebook)
    Good news: Two sisters raise $650,000 for water wells through origami

    By Brian Han When sisters Katherine and Isabelle Adams, aged 9 and 11, found out that there were children, adults and entire villages in Ethiopia that didn’t have regular access to clean water, it broke their hearts....

    • Posted August 12, 2015
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