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All posts tagged "donation"

  • 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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  • Kim Dong-wan of the South Korean boy band Shinhwa. (Yonhap)
    Shinhwa’s Kim Dong-wan gives 100K to wartime sex slaves

    Kim Dong-wan, 36, a member of first generation K-pop band Shinhwa, has been helping Korean victims of the Japanese military’s sexual enslavement of women, Star News reported Monday. The entertainment news outlet cited Nanoom House (House of...

    • Posted December 14, 2015
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    Elderly couple donates W7.5 bil. to KAIST

    By Jhoo Dong-chan A couple in their 70s has donated 7.5 billion won ($6.4 million) to the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), the nation’s top science university. According to KAIST, the couple living in...

    • Posted November 21, 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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  • 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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  • The Korean Methodist Church and Institute in New York (Yonhap)
    Anonymous donor gives $1M to historic Korean church in NY for reconstruction

    By  Julianne Lee A historic New York Korean American church has a generous supporter in its hands — an anonymous donor gave $1 million toward its reconstruction. According to the Korean Methodist Church and Institute, which used the...

    • Posted October 7, 2015
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  • Lydia Ko
    Lydia Ko to donate this week’s earnings to Nepal relief effort

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — Lydia Ko is donating her earnings this week in the LPGA Tour’s North Texas Shootout to the earthquake relief effort in Nepal. “We had a big one in New Zealand, too, a couple...

    • Posted April 30, 2015
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