Thursday, February 3, 2011

Summary of Yuna's Charitable Donations (so far)

Yuna Kim donated more than 2.0 billion won ($1.7 million) over her career. Her charitable contributions known to public include:
  • Every Year since Jan 2007 – 12 million won scholarships to 6 young skaters after her first advertisement endorsement of Kookmin Bank.
  • May 2007 10 million won scholarship to fellow skater Hyeon-Jung Kim after making a contract with LG Household & Health Care advertisement.
  • Sep 2007 – 200 million won (100 million of her own + 100 million won additional contributions from Ivy Club) in form of school uniforms to low-income-family youths after making a contract with Ivy Club advertisement.
  • Dec 2007 100 school uniforms (worth 20 million won) to youths damaged by Taean oil spill disaster.
  • Apr 2008 – Visited to Everland with 800 children from Seoul Boys Town on Kookmin Bank Volunteer Day
  • May 2008 50 million won (in addition to contributions from Daishin Securities) to young skaters after giving a talk to public at Daishin Investment Forum 2008.
  • May 2008 40 million won worth of one-year provision of Maeil Dairies Company products to low-income-family youths.
  • May 2008 – Participated in the recording of a humanitarian song "I Love Asia" Project to help earthquake victims of Sichuan, China.
  • Dec 2008100 million won worth of school uniforms to low-income-family youths after renewing her advertisement contract with Ivy Club.
  • Dec 2008 – Over 1,000 dolls, she received at Grand Prix Final, to juvenile cancer wards in hospitals in metropolitan Seoul area.
  • Dec 200850 million won to young skaters at "Little Yuna' Youth skaters support project" Campaign of Sports Toto Lottery Company.
  • Dec 2008 144 million won, total amount of ticket earnings from the charity ice show “Angels on Ice 2008” to children with rare diseases and juvenile cancer patients.
  • Apr 2009 100 million won worth of dairy products to low-income-family youths through the Seongname Welfare Center of World Vision.
  • May 2009Visited Asan Hospital to inquire after juvenile cancer patients on Children’s Day.
  • May 2009100 million won and skate boots while participating in UNICEF Pigotta Doll Project to help children with immunization campaign.
  • Dec 2009 – Her portrait rights for free to be included in the Christmas seals for tuberculosis eradication.
  • Jan 2010100 million won through UNICEF to Haiti relief
  • Apr 2010 40 million won fee for appearing in a radio campaign for the rights of the disabled to Korea Foundation for Persons with Disabilities.
  • Apr 201050 million won, some part of earnings from Festa on Ice 2010, to ChunAhn-Häm (sunken Korean battleship) victims who passed away in the ship.
  • Jul 2010 - As a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, she thanked Haiti donors.
  • Aug 2010 - $10,000 to UNICEF. It was the prize money awarded to Kim with her Proud Korean Award by the Korean-American Leadership Foundation in Los Angeles.
  • Dec 2010 - $45,000 to children of families without parents through the Korean Committee for UNICEF 
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