Kim Hyun Joong has donated 50 million KRW (~ 44,300 USD) to the ‘Beautiful Foundation’ to help those in need.
Even while he was busy with his ‘Fan Meeting Tour 2012′ in 5 Asian countries, promotions for his Japanese single album ‘Heat‘, and his upcoming drama ‘City Conquest‘, he was moved by his fans’ actions and decided to make a contribution himself as well.
Recently, one of Kim Hyun Joong’s fan clubs, the Kim Hyun Joong Powerful S·My Club, donated cash to the Beautiful Foundation, a charity that takes care of senior citizens who have no families and living alone. The fan club gave a total of 10 Million won. Upon his return to Korea on August 2nd, after a successful Asian tour, Kim Hyun Joong learned about the good deed of his precious fans. Extremely touched by the gesture, the actor/singer quickly made his move and contributed 50 Million won more. This acts of kindness made the foundation feel very grateful.
Kim Hyun Joong’s agency revealed, “When Kim Hyun Joong returned to Korea after concluding the fan meeting tour, he was touched greatly when he heard that one of his fan clubs donated 10 million KRW (~ 8,860 USD) to the ‘Summer Campaign for Senior Citizens Living Alone’. He wanted to show gratitude to his fans and wanted to help out as much as he can, and thus, decided to donate to the same foundation“. He continued, “Kim Hyun Joong stated that he wanted to support the elderly who are suffering from the heat, and the college students who are studying hard even in the midst of hardships. We hope that Kim Hyun Joong and his fans’ sincerity reached out to many people.”
30 million KRW were donated towards the ‘Summer Campaign for Seniors Citizens Living Alone’, while 20 million KRW will be used for the ‘Kim Hyun Joong Scholarship’, which his fan club established for college students who have financial troubles.
Meanwhile, Kim Hyun Joong is busy filming for his upcomign drama ‘City Conquest’.
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