Since the ferry Se Wol sunk into the west sea of Korea last April 16, 2014, all of Korea have been in agony. Although it has been ten days since the accident, a lot of actors and actresses are postponing their official schedules and sharing their condolences on social media accounts. In addition, these actors and actresses are donating their money for those who were involved in the ferry disaster.
So far, the amount has been accrued to over two million dollars from various and anonymous singers, comedians, actors and actresses, and other people in the entertainment industry. So where does this money go?
Actor Kim Soo Hyun and comedian Kang Ho Dong have specifically asked for their donations to be used to help the Dae Won high school students who survived from the sinking ferry, and the current Dae Won high school students, teachers and administrators. Other celebrities gave donations to non profit organizations such as Unief and Korean Red Cross. The Korean Red Cross has been helping the families of the involved, buying food, clothes, and other necessary goods for them. Unicef is focused on helping those who are under 18 who were involved and affected from the ferry disaster. With hundreds of singers, comedians, actors and actresses, and other people in the entertainment industry giving for the great cause, a lot more of them are requesting their donations to be made anonymously. So far, over two million dollars of donations have been made from singers, comedians, actors and actresses, and other people in the entertainment industry.