Lee Min Ho, JYP Entertainment & More Korean Entertainment Artists Provide Monetary Help To Aid Coronavirus Concern

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Korean entertainment continues to support the drive to aid in the Coronavirus concern

According to the most recent report from  Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC), coronavirus has spiked up to confirmed over combined 4,200 cases. Daegu and neighboring North Gyeongsang provinces are the focal points of the virus outbreak.

The most recent artists and companies who extended financial support include Lee Min Ho, MYM Entertainment, JYP Entertainment and Lee Jung Jae.

Lee Min Ho’s initiative

On March 2, Lee Min Ho and MYM Entertainment donated 300 million won through donation platform PROMIZ and Community Chest of Korea. Other proceeds went to International Relief Development NGO Good Neighbors and Hope Bridge Nationwide among others.

The financial support will be used to quickly purchase personal hygiene products to prevent infection of low-income and immunity-vulnerable children in Daegu, Gyeongbuk, and other countries who need help, as well as, quarantine supplies for medical workers who are braving the administration of treatments.

“We decided to donate in the hope of preventing the spread of community infection and safeguarding children with vulnerable immunity,” Promiz said. “It was a little helpful to families who are having difficulty in purchasing essential protective goods such as health masks. We hope the children will be healthy and overcome the Corona 19 crisis,” the donation platform ended.

MINOZ, Lee’s fans’ club also donated 7.5 tons of rice. It was delivered to families with children and young people who are not properly fed or cared for.

JYP’s gift

On February 28, JYP Entertainment gifted 500 million to Community Chest of Korea. The donation will be used to purchase medical supplies such as protective clothing and masks to prevent the spread of corona, and personal hygiene products to prevent infection of the vulnerable class.

JYP said, “We hope that it will be helpful to the medical staff who are devoted to treating patients in Daegu, Gyeongbuk, and the whole country.”

Participating in the donation drive, actor Lee Jung Jae and Jun Hyun Mo also contributed 100 million each to Community Chest of Korea.

TWICE’s Tzuyu and EXO’s Suho have both chipped in 50 million won each through Community Chest of Korea. Additionally, 2PM’s Junho and Yoo Ji Tae had also given 30 million and 10 million won respectively.

Previously, South Korean top companies heighten countermeasures and exert efforts to aid the whole nation. Samsung, Hyundai Motor, SK, LG and other companies offered massive donations and daily necessities of the people affected by the rapidly spreading coronavirus. Enormous medical supplies are also provided which the country needs.

Source: Sports Chosun 1, 2, 3, 4, 5


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