Samsung to Donate W50 Billion to Charity

  • By Shin Eun-jin

    December 03, 2018 10:43

    Samsung Group will donate W50 billion to help people in need as part of its year-end campaign (US$1=W1,122).

    "Our seven affiliates will join forces to donate W50 billion to the Community Chest of Korea," a spokesman at Samsung said on Sunday.

    The money will be used to support underprivileged youth, disabled people and other low-income families. Samsung has so far donated a total of W570 billion since 1999.

    Samsung employees make kimchi at a charity event in Suwon, Gyeonggi Province. /Courtesy of Samsung

    Samsung executives and employees have also participated in various charitable activities. They recently joined some 2,600 local people to make Korea's staple side dish kimchi, which was shared with 22,778 disadvantaged households ahead of the cold winter season.

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