Seoul and other parts of South Korea are grieving due to one of history’s worst flood disasters in 2022. Due to the severity of the disaster, Korean celebrities stepped in with their exemplary donation for the flood relief efforts. Check out the reports about the celebrities making donation for South Korea flood disaster.
Lethal Flood Disaster Happening in Seoul and Other Regions of South Korea in 2022
While the nation was still healing from the previous wildfire, South Korea is grieving once again due to the lethal flood disaster hitting its central region in 2022, including Seoul and Gyeonggi.
Heavy rainfall that continued to pour continuously in several regions in South Korea caused severe damage, including lethal floods happening severely around Seoul, Gyeonggi, and several other regions. The flood completely submerged Seoul, damaging the buildings and vehicles, and taking the lives of its people.
Moreover, this disaster is deemed the worst flood happening in South Korea for the last 80 years. Not only has it damaged the infrastructure and services, but it has also killed the citizen. On August 12, JoongAng Daily reported that the death toll caused by this 2022 flood disaster in South Korea had reached 13 after several missing persons were found deceased.
Up to this day, the South Korean government is still working on various efforts to relieve the victims and repair the damage. After all, since they expected torrential rains to continue, South Korea must prepare for the risks of additional damage happening in the future.
And that is why Korean celebrities began stepping in to provide their exemplary support to the flood relief efforts in South Korea with a heartwarming donation.
15+ Celebrities with Their Exemplary Support via Heartwarming Donation
Considering the severity of the flood disaster happening in 2022 within the heart regions of South Korea, including Seoul and Gyeonggi, Korean actors, idols, and various celebrities gave their helping hand in a heartwarming donation.
These celebrities decided to give back to the nation and community to ensure that all the efforts to repair the damage and relief the victim delivered with no shortage.
Here’s the celebrities who pitched in with their exemplary support and heartwarming donation to the 2022 flood disaster in Seoul and South Korea.
1. Im Si Wan
The first on the list of celebrities with their exemplary donation to Seoul and South Korea flood in 2022 is the talented idol actor, Im Si Wan.
On August 10, Hope Bridge Korea Disaster Relief Association revealed that Im Si Wan had made 20 million won (approximately 15,356 USD) to aid the flood relief efforts. They would focus his donation to assist in repairing flood damages and helping the victims.
“We are thankful for Im Siwan’s thoughtful gesture to the residents of the affected areas.” – Hope Bridge Association.
This is not the first donation Im Si Wan made this year. Previously, Im Si Wan also participated in the donation for the wildfire and monetary aid to the Ukraine Crisis.
2. WINNER Kim Jin Woo
On the same day,Hope Bridge Association also reported that WINNER Kim Jin Woo made a thoughtful donation of 10 million won (7,678 USD) for flood relief efforts in South Korea.
According to the report, Kim Jin Woo requested that his donation be used to aid the victims of this heartbreaking flood disaster.
Previously, Kim Jin Woo also donated 10 million won for the Gangwon forest fire and Typhoon Lingling in 2019. He also contributed 20 million won for COVID-19 prevention and heavy rain victims in 2020.
3. GOT7 Jinyoung
Next on the list of celebrities with exemplary donation to the 2022 flood disaster in Seoul and parts of South Korea is GOT7 Jinyoung.
Hope Bridge reported that GOT7 Jinyoung had donated 30 million won (23,034 USD). And his donation would go to help restore water damage in affected areas and help the victim.
4. Kim Hye Soo
Actress Kim Hye Soo made a 100 million won (76,777 USD) donation to the victims of the Seoul and South Korea flood disaster in 2022.
5. Yoo Jae Suk
Then, we have veteran host and comedian Yoo Jae Suk who participated with his 100 million won (76,777 USD) donation to Hope Bridge Association. They will use his donation to restore the damage and immediately help the victims return to their everyday lives.
6. Bae Suzy
Successful idol actress Bae Suzy chipped in with her 100 million won (76,777 USD) donation to help restore the flood damage and aid the flood victims in South Korea.
Multitalented brilliant Queen of the Kpop and Kdrama industry, IU (Lee Ji Eun), also donated 100 million won (76,777 USD) to aid the victims and repair flood damage.
With this latest donation to Hope Bridge, IU has reportedly donated over 2 billion won (around 1.5 million USD) for various causes in the last 20 months. From aiding wildfire and COVID-19 victims to donating to help children, single mothers, the elderly, cancer patients, and children from low-income families, IU showed how much she cared about the people with all her efforts in giving back to the community.
Indeed, IU is the true embodiment of a fairy godmother.
8. Kang Tae Oh
9. Han Ji Min
Once again, actress Han Ji Min of “Our Blues” showed her dedication to giving back to the nation and the community. Community Chest of Korea reported that she made 50 million won (38,388 USD) donation. It is s to help welfare facilities suffering from horrible flood disasters in Seoul and South Korea in 2022.
“I heard about the welfare facility for the severely disabled through the news. So, I donated after hearing that it suffered from a flood a few days ago.”Han Ji Min.
10. Park Na Rae
Furthermore, we have comedian Park Na Rae who joined the cause despite being hospitalized due to injury. She donated 10 million won (7,678 USD) to help restore the lives of the flood victims.
“Park Na Rae, who is hospitalized after surgery for a cruciate ligament injury, was heartbroken about the great damage caused by the torrential rain. She donated money, hoping the victims will return to their daily lives as soon as possible.”Park Na Rae’s agency.
11. Jay Park
Former 2PM member and CEO Jay Park also pitched in with his 100 million won donation (76,777 USD). His contribution is to help the flood victims and restore the damage in Seoul and South Korea.
12. Oh My Girl Arin
Oh My Girl Arin also joined the party with her 20 million won donation (15,355 USD) to the victims of the 2022 flood disaster in South Korea.
“Arin was very sad to hear about her neighbors who lost their homes in the torrential rain. She decided to donate in hopes that it would help the victims return to their daily lives.”Oh My Girl Arin’s agency.
While most celebrities made their donation via Hope Bridge, PSY who had successfully wrapped up his recent concert donated 100 million won (76,777 USD) to the Korean Red Cross.
“Psy donated 100 million won to the Red Cross to support relief efforts for victims of torrential rains in the central region. He donated to share the pain of neighbors who lost their homes due to sudden heavy rains and to help them recover from the affected areas.”Korean Red Cross.
14. Kim Go Eun
In addition, actress Kim Go Eun who will show a new side of her in the upcoming supernatural movie, made 50 million won (38,388 USD) donation for the flood victims and damage restoration.
15. WINNER Kang Seung Yoon
At the same time, WINNER Kang Seung Yoon joined with a 50 million won (38,388 USD) donation to support the flood relief efforts.
16. Yoon Se Ah
And finally, we have actress Yoon Se Ah who revealed her 10 million won (7,678 USD) donation for flood disaster in Seoul and parts of South Korea 2022 via her Instagram.
“Stay strong!” – Yoon Se Ah.
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