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Korean Food Company Distributes Free Tofu to Residents in Shanghai

Korean Food Company Distributes Free Tofu to Residents in Shanghai

SEOUL, April 25 (Korea Bizwire) — A WeChat chatroom for apartment residents in Shanghai’s southwestern district of Minhang was recently filled with words of appreciation to their “Korean neighbors.” The incident came after South Korean food producer Pulmuone Co. gave out free tofu to thousands of households in this apartment complex stricken by a month-long [...]

8 S. Korean Drug Firms to Donate 3 bln Won Worth of Medicine to War-torn Ukraine

8 S. Korean Drug Firms to Donate 3 bln Won Worth of Medicine to War-torn Ukraine

SEOUL, April 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Eight South Korean pharmaceutical companies will donate medicine, medical supplies and health supplements to Ukraine that’s been devastated by Russia’s invasion, a pharmaceutical association said Monday. The Korea Pharmaceutical and Bio-Pharma Manufacturers Association said its eight member companies offered to donate medical goods worth 3 billion won (US$2.43 million) [...]

Herbalife Nutrition Foundation Donates US$333,000 to World Food Program USA to Assist with Disaster Relief from Typhoon Odette in the Philippines

Herbalife Nutrition Foundation Donates US$333,000 to World Food Program USA to Assist with Disaster Relief from Typhoon Odette in the Philippines

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, March 11 (Korea Bizwire) - The Herbalife Nutrition Foundation (HNF), a global nonprofit foundation, dedicated to improving the lives of children and families around the world, announced it has allocated US$333,000 to the World Food Program USA to assist with disaster relief from Typhoon Odette in the Philippines. The grant will support the U.N. World Food Programme [...]

Military Enthusiasts in S. Korea Step Up to Send Donations to Ukraine

Military Enthusiasts in S. Korea Step Up to Send Donations to Ukraine

SEOUL, March 10 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean military enthusiasts have stepped up to help Ukraine. The enthusiasts have begun donating combat uniforms, helmets and combat boots, as seen on Twitter and other social media platforms. The Ukrainian Embassy in Seoul did not make any public requests for donations of military equipment. However, the embassy [...]

From Apparel to Clinical Trials: Lululemon Founder Commits $100 Million to Find Cure for FSHD

From Apparel to Clinical Trials: Lululemon Founder Commits $100 Million to Find Cure for FSHD

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 8 (Korea Bizwire) — The world’s most successful entrepreneurs are often willing to share how lessons learned and resilience have shaped their business sense, but few transcend their successes to optimistically forge a path to overcome one’s biggest challenge – their health. Going public with his own story, Wilson, who was [...]

Samsung to Donate US$6 mln to Help Ukrainian Refugees

Samsung to Donate US$6 mln to Help Ukrainian Refugees

SEOUL, March 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics, the world’s largest smartphone maker, said Saturday it will donate US$6 million to support humanitarian efforts for Ukrainian refugees. “We’re pushing to send humanitarian relief materials in cooperation with international organizations,” the company said. “We decided to donate $6 million to groups like the Ukrainian Red Cross [...]

Donations to Ukrainians Gain Traction Among Ordinary S. Koreans

Donations to Ukrainians Gain Traction Among Ordinary S. Koreans

SEOUL, March 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Personal donations toward helping out the government of Ukraine and its people after Russia’s invasion have gained traction among South Koreans as the attacks reached the end of the first week. The Ukrainian Embassy in South Korea, which announced a special bank account to collect humanitarian donations to assist [...]

Coal Briquette Donations for Energy-poor Households Plunge Due to COVID-19

Coal Briquette Donations for Energy-poor Households Plunge Due to COVID-19

SEOUL, March 1 (Korea Bizwire) — The COVID-19 pandemic has made this year’s winter colder and harsher, particularly for the energy-poor households in South Korea who need to endure the winter’s cold with coal briquettes. Coal briquette donations plunged this year, and the number of volunteers participating in coal briquette sharing activities declined primarily due [...]