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Parents Encourage Charitable Giving at the Height of COVID-19

Parents Encourage Charitable Giving at the Height of COVID-19

SEOUL, April 21 (Korea Bizwire) — At the height of the coronavirus pandemic, students are not receiving regular education from school. Instead, there are number of reported cases where parents have educated their children on the value of sharing and charitable donations. A nine-year-old female elementary school student living in Yeonsu District in Incheon, just [...]

Open Society Foundations Aids People Hardest Hit by COVID-19 Pandemic

Open Society Foundations Aids People Hardest Hit by COVID-19 Pandemic

New York, April 16 (Korea Bizwire) — The Open Society Foundations will give more than $130 million to combat the ravages of COVID-19 around the globe, with a focus on providing immediate relief for vulnerable communities and pushing back against government encroachment on political freedoms. Open Society’s commitment includes rapid response at the local level [...]

Align Technology Foundation Commits US$ 1 Million Donation for COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Align Technology Foundation Commits US$ 1 Million Donation for COVID-19 Relief Efforts

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN) today announced that the Align Foundation, the Company’s donor-advised fund through Fidelity Charitable, has pledged to donate US$1 million to support COVID-19 relief efforts globally. Align will also donate personal protective equipment (PPE) such as N95 masks and is working with partners to [...]

Align Technology Pledges RMB 1 Million Donation in Response to the Novel Coronavirus Outbreak in China

Align Technology Pledges RMB 1 Million Donation in Response to the Novel Coronavirus Outbreak in China

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN) today announced its commitment to donate RMB 1 Million to the Chinese Red Cross Foundation to support its ongoing prevention and control efforts for the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in China. Align Technology President and CEO Joe Hogan made the following comments regarding [...]

Seoul City Facilitates Donation Procedure Upon Death for Unaffiliated Persons

Seoul City Facilitates Donation Procedure Upon Death for Unaffiliated Persons

SEOUL, Nov. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government is helping the disabled to return their wealth to society after passing away, regardless of how small the amount is. The Seoul Social Welfare Public Interest Law Center, affiliated with the Seoul Welfare Foundation, KEB Hana Bank and the Korea Federation of Centers for Independent [...]