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K-Pop does good: 2NE1 fans donates 500 backpacks

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Fans of 2NE1 in the Philippines organized a charity event in honor of their fifth anniversary and the All or Nothing concert tour.

The Filipino Blackjacks donated 500 backpacks to Sagip Kapamilya, a Philippine based non-government organization that facilitates social programs and outreach to the public. 

2NE1 Philippines, the group behind the good deed, decided to organise the good cause to extend 2NE1’s generous personas and as a celebration for the group’s fifth anniversary.

According to Laurence Jazareno, who was in charge of 2NE1 PH’s marketing and promotions, another reason for doing this is to:

“To unite Blackjacks all over the world for a single charitable cause in line with 2NE1’s fifth anniversary which would be held on the same day as AON World Tour in Manila”

The donation was made under idol group’s name. Around 125 individuals participated in donating in this event.

It seems like fans are doing various ways to congratulate their idols for various type of events like birthdays, anniversaries and concert tours is becoming a trend in the K-pop world.

Source: News and Photos-2ne1ph; interview with Laurence Jazareno, 2ne1 Ph staff.

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