According to the Green Umbrella Children's Foundation, BTS's J-Hope donated to the children in Tanzania, Africa.
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BTS J-Hope Donates 100 Million Won to Help Children in Tanzania
On May 4 KST, a representative of the Green Umbrella Children's Foundation, an organization known for their projects and child advocacies, announced that BTS member J-Hope has donated 100 million won (approximately $89k) to help the children in Tanzania, Africa, who are exposed to violence, ahead of Children's Day that is celebrated in South Korea on May 5.
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This donation will be used to support "One Stop Centre," an organization that was established to support children's violence prevention projects in Tanzania, Africa. The organization, which was established by the Green Umbrella Children's Foundation, is to systematically process victims of violence's reports, treatments, legal and counseling supports, and evidence collection in one place.
In addition, J-Hope became a member of the Green Umbrella Children's Foundation's "Green Noble Club," a donor society which includes a group of major donors who donated more than 100 million won, back in 2018.
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In 2020, J-Hope reportedly donated 100 million won (approximately $89k) to children in families who are suffering from the effects of COVID-19. In February this year, J-Hope once again made a donation of 150 million won (approximately $134k) as a way to celebrate his birthday. Including his donations to the Green Umbrella Children's Foundation, the "Chicken Noodle Soup" singer has a cumulative donation that amounts to 700 million won (approximately $624).
According to J-Hope, many people around the world are suffering from COVID-19. He hopes that with his donation, it will be passed on to children both domestic and overseas whose situations are being overlooked or not given attention.
The Green Umbrella Children's Foundation's chairman, Lee Je Hoon said, "With the continued support of J-Hope, who is a member of the global superstars BTS, his interest in children who are suffering from economic difficulties is inspiring. We will do our best in all directions for the many children who are in need of support."
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Written by Robyn Joan