SM Entertainment, Kang Daniel, Zico, Apink’s Na Eun & More Artists Join Donation Drive To Fight Coronavirus Outbreak

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As the concern for Coronavirus surges high, more Korean entertainment personalities are joining hands to support the battle to stop it from spreading

While non-government organizations and several conglomerates contribute with monetary value, generous Korean artists and celebrities also participate in extending financial support.

SM Entertainment donated 500 million won to the Hope Bridge National Disaster Relief Association. The top entertainment company aims to help the medical staff striving to treat patients affected by coronavirus, as well as, medical supplies including masks.

Lee Jong Suk, who currently serves his alternative military service, also contributed 100 million won for protective medical clothing. Meanwhile, Ji Chang Wook also provided 100 million won to Daegu Red Cross.

Actress Yum Jung Ah (Sky Castle) chipped in 100 million won through the Green Umbrella Children’s Foundation. Focusing on underprivileged children, the actress’ donation will be used to buy health masks and hand sanitizers

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Kang Daniel paid 50 million won directly through Hope Bridge National Disaster Relief Association. His donation will be used to purchase goods such as health masks and hand sanitizers to prevent the spread of corona. Likewise, actress Jin Ji Hyun also gave 100 million won in the same relief association.

TVXQ’s Yunho donated 30 million won to the Social Welfare Community Fund for Love on February 27.


Likewise, Zico also gave 30 million won through Seoul’s Social Welfare Community Fund to purchase medical supplies to prevent infection on vulnerable groups.

Apink’s Na Eun delivered 50 million won to the Daegu Social Welfare Community Fund. She further extends verbal support that she is one with the people of Daegu to overcome the crisis.

Red Velvet’s Seulgi, Joy, and Yeri donated 30 million won through Community Chest of Korea while Irene and Wendy also donated 100 million won each to aid the victims.

Sources: Sports Chosun 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 | Sports Donga 1, 2

Images Credit: Marie Claire | GQ

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