All posts tagged "charity"

  • johncho
    John Cho chooses K-town Youth CC as recipient for ‘Star Trek’ fundraiser

    With the latest “Star Trek” sequel coming out, Paramount Pictures is offering a chance for fans to be a part of the film through an online fundraiser. Each of the actors were given a charity of choice...

    • Posted July 16, 2015
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  • FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2007 file photo, Saudi Arabia's Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, right, delivers a speech as his wife, Princess Amira, looks on, after he received the medal of Great Patron of the French Culture Ministry during a ceremony at the Louvre museum in Paris, France. The billionaire Saudi prince, one of the world’s richest people, has announced he will donate all of his wealth to charity over the coming years. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
    Saudi prince vows to donate $32 billion fortune

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, one of the world’s richest people, announced Wednesday that he will donate all of his wealth of $32 billion to charity over the coming...

    • Posted July 2, 2015
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  • Wilshire Bank Director Yoo Jae-whan, front left, and star Korean actor Cha In-pyo
    Wilshire Bank feeds 1,100 in latest charity effort with Cha In-pyo

    By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff In Wilshire Bank’s latest charity effort, company executives and employees volunteered to help feed over a thousand homeless individuals in downtown Los Angeles last week. Among them were Chairman Steven...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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    Burberry launches fund for underprivileged children in S. Korea

    By Park Si-soo British fashion brand Burberry has joined with Korean charity Beautiful Foundation to help underprivileged children here, the two organizations announced Wednesday. Burberry donated 200 million won (about $184,000) to the charity, which will use...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • iu
    IU gives $92K to fund for Children’s Day

    In celebration of Children’s Day in South Korea, K-pop singer IU has donated about $92,000 (100 million won) to low-income children, Yonhap reported. According to agency LOEN Entertainment, the 21-year-old gave to ChildFund Korea under her name Monday....

    • Posted May 5, 2015
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  • Washtenaw International students received a donation to support orphaned North Korean defectors from a Chicago volunteer organization April 17. (Photo courtesy Hanmaeum)
    Chicago volunteer group donates toward education for orphaned N. Korean refugees

    A group of students at Michigan’s Washtenaw International High School gathered to hold an event April 17 to help orphaned North Korean defectors. Hanmaeum, a volunteer organization from Chicago, donated about $3,000 toward the effort at the...

    • Posted April 24, 2015
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  • Tony Choe, second from left, hands a donation to Korean American Scholarship Foundation leaders.
    Paralyzed veteran donates to DC Korean scholarship foundation

    By The Korea Times Washington D.C. staff In 1993, Tony Choe faced death after being shot in the back during a robbery involving his family’s Washington, D.C., liquor store and three robbers. Doctors said he had a...

    • Posted April 16, 2015
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