Golf Enthusiast Ryu So-yeon has actually donated W250 million to help the battle versus coronavirus (US$ 1= W1,197).
Ryu contributed the entire amount of cash prize she got after winning the Kia Motors Korea Women’s Open Championship last month.
” As the occasion was held thanks to many individuals’s efforts and sacrifices amid difficult times due to the coronavirus epidemic, I chose to contribute W150 million to the Community Chest of Korea and W100 million to the Mediheal Foundation in hope that the cash prize can be used for valuable purposes,” she said in a press release provided by her management agency on Monday.
The W150 million contributed to the Neighborhood Chest of Korea will be utilized to offer protective suits for medical staff and help individuals in need cover the expense of coronavirus tests.
The Mediheal Structure is a Christian charity that assists single mothers, young school dropouts and migrant workers. The contribution will be used to assist those underprivileged individuals avoid coronavirus.
Ryu has contributed W100 million each to the structure and its scholarship program every year because 2017.
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