Korean boy band, BTS are world famous and have used their fame to spread positivity. Continuing the same, J-Hope did something special on his 27th birthday (February 18). While connecting with fans on the happy day, the singer donated 150 million won (Rs.98 lakhs approximately) to ChildFund Korea to support children with disabilities.
ChildFund Korea is an influential international non-governmental organization working for the well-being of children.
Speaking to ChildFund Korea, BTS’s J-Hope said, “I have heard that the number of vulnerable families is increasing dramatically due to the protracted COVID-19 situation. I have heard that support for children with disabilities is particularly urgent. I hope this donation will increase the society’s interest in disabled children (via Soompi). “
This isn’t the first time J-Hope has made a contribution like this. In August 2020, member BTS donated 100 million won (Rs. 65 lakhs approximately) to a local charity in South Korea. It was to help children who are struggling financially amid the COVID-19 crisis. The singer is also among the members of the Green Noble Club who have already donated more than 100 million won.
Over the past two years, BTS ARMY has made 118 donations on behalf of J-Hope.
Speaking of BTS, the Korean boy band will unveil BE (Essential Edition) today, February 19th. The album will feature eight tracks that were also featured on the BE Deluxe Edition, released in November. These tracks are “Life Goes On”, “Fly To My Room”, “Blue & Gray”, “Skit”, “Telepathy”, “Dis-Ease”, “Stay” and their top of the ranking “Dynamite”.
The group received a Grammy nomination in the Best Duo / Pop Group category for Dynamite – their first English single. In fact, the colorful ensembles the singer wore in the song were donated to the Grammy Museum and are said to have sold for more than eight times the amount they originally estimated. According to Julien’s Auctions official Twitter handle, the costumes were sold to Japanese art collector Yusaku Maezawa and YouTuber HIKAKIN for $ 162,500.
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