More Korean celebrities are donating to various causes to help aid with relief efforts for Turkey-Syria Earthquake.
On February 14, it was revealed that ITZY’s Ryujin donated 50 million won [$38,905] to the earthquake victims in Turkey. The international cooperation organization, The Promise, announced that “Ryujin has decided to donate 50 million won for the earthquake victims in Turkey and Syria who are suffering greatly from the disaster.” The donation will be used for the earthquake victims in the northwest of Syria and the most affected areas of Turkey.
(G)I-DLE’s Soyeon donated 20 million won [$15,562] in aid as revealed by the nationwide disaster relief organization, Hope Bridge. Her donation will also aid for those affected by the earthquake in Turkey and Syria.
Hope Bridge plans to use Soyeon’s donation to secure relief supplies such as medicine, food, and clothing, as well as for the reconstruction of affected areas.
IVE and their agency Starship Entertainment have also donated 150 million won [$116,705] for emergency relief efforts. The donation will be used to provide relief goods such as clothing, tents, and sleeping bags to children and residents in the affected areas.
On February 15, The UNICEF Korea Committee’s Secretary General, Lee Ki-cheol, announced that BTS’s Jimin and J-Hope donated 100 million won [$77,803] each.
The group TWICE also collectively donated 200 million won [$155,746] to save children affected by earthquakes in Turkey and Syria. The group’s nine members contributed to the donation, which will be used to provide emergency supplies such as tents, blankets, clothing, and hygiene products to children and their families in need.
Ji Chang Wook donated 100 million won to UNICEF Korea’s emergency relief efforts for children. The donation will be used for urgent relief efforts such as nutrition, water and sanitation, education, and protection for children affected by the earthquakes.