[Newsen Reporter Hwang Hye-jin] Jimin, a member of the group BTS, donated 100 million won for earthquake victims.
On February 15, the Korean Committee for UNICEF said, “Jimin donated 100 million won by participating in the ‘Emergency Relief for Children Victims of the Earthquake in Turkey and Syria’.”
Jimin proved his good influence by donating funds for each issue at home and abroad, supporting the underprivileged, and leading the practice of sharing. Through various channels, he has been actively spreading the message of the eradication of violence to the world by informing the value of loving himself and the meaning of solidarity. Jimin, who participated in this emergency relief and practiced sharing once again, said, “I hope it will help children affected by the earthquake.” Lee Gi-cheol, secretary-general of the UNICEF Korean Committee, said, “Jimin has been carrying out the ‘LOVE MYSELF’ campaign with BTS members for the sixth year since the UNICEF Korean Committee and Big Hit Music signed a social contribution agreement, and has supported UNICEF’s campaign to eradicate violence against children and adolescents.” They support END Violence. Since his debut, Jimin, who has continued to share in various fields and spread good influence around the world, delivered a precious fund for children affected by the earthquake in Turkey and Syria. I am deeply grateful,” he said. He continued, “I am reminded of a diplomat once again saying that BTS is one of Korea’s two major achievements over the past 60 years, along with economic development and democracy.”
Since 2017, Big Hit Music and BTS have donated a total of 5.97 billion won (as of December 2022) to the Korean Committee for UNICEF through the ‘LOVE MYSELF’ campaign, including ‘LOVE MYSELF’ products and album proceeds. and 2020 UN General Assembly speeches, concerts, interviews, talk shows, etc., spreading messages of hope and courage to children and adolescents around the world by promoting the value of loving oneself.
The ‘UNICEF Honors Club’ is a group of supporters who donated more than 100 million won to the Korean Committee for UNICEF for children around the world. Kim Yu-na, UNICEF International Goodwill Ambassador, UNICEF Korean Committee Goodwill Ambassador Ahn Seong-gi and Kim Hye-soo, and Won Bin-Choi Si-won, BTS Jin, Park Seo-joon, Song Yoon-ah and Seol Gyeong-gu, Song Joong-ki, Suzy, Lee Min-ho, Lee Hye-ri, Jang Keun-suk, Han Ji-min, Dongseo Food Chairman Kim Seok-soo, Amorepacific People from all walks of life, including Chairman Suh Kyung-bae, are active as members and are taking the lead in spreading the value of sharing throughout society.