Actress Lee Young-ae donated $150,000 with the hopes of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics’ successful opening and happiness of isolated neighbors in Gangwon-do province.
On 20th, according to Gangwon-do Pyeongchang Winter Olympics’ organizing committee, Lee Young-ae recently participated in the Olympics’ commercial video as a publicity model and donated $150,000.
Her donated money will be spent for supporting the Olympics’ training fees, infant patients with rare diseases, single mother protection facility, and more.
Lee Young-ae announced, “I hope the best for a successful opening of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, and great performances of Korea’s athletes. I also hope that isolated neighbors in Gangwon-do become more happier”. Lee Young-ae has become more interested in Gangwon-do after shooting SBS drama ‘Saimdang’.
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Translated by Audrey Joung