‘Volleyball Emperor’ Kim Yeon-kyung reaches out to Turkiye with fans and a helping hand

Kim Yeon-kyung (Heungkuk Life Insurance) makes a donation to Turkey and Syria, which suffered great damage from the strong earthquake.

The Hope Bridge National Disaster Relief Association (Chairman Song Pil-ho) announced on the 9th that “Kim Yeon-kyung, who is acting as a public relations ambassador for the Hope Bridge, will start a fundraising campaign with her fans to help recover from the earthquake in Turkey and Syria.” 토토사이트

Kim Yeon-kyung donated 10 million won and announced the start of this campaign. Ryan At, the agency, said, “Kim Yeon-kyung decided to participate in order to encourage her social interest for the people of Turkey and Syria, who suffered devastating damage.”

Kim Yeon-kyung played an active role in Fenerbahce SK in the Turkiye League from 2011 to 2017 and Ezashi Bashi Vitra from 2018 to 20, and she formed a deep relationship with Turkiye. Volleyball fans donated a large amount of seedlings in the name of Kim Yeon-kyung even when Turkiye suffered great damage from forest fires during the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.

When the Turkiye earthquake disaster occurred, Kim Yeon-kyung appealed for her interest and support several times through her own SNS account. 

Male volleyball player Kwak Seung-seok (Korean Air) also joined in and donated 10 million won to help her support.

Kim Yeon-kyung’s donations have been steadily continuing.In 2020, she delivered 50 million won to overcome Corona 19, and in 2021, she donated 30 million won to ‘disaster crisis families’ in economic, emotional, and social difficulties. reached out a helping hand. In October 2021, she was commissioned as an ambassador for Hope Bridge, and she is also active as a member of the “Hope Bridge Honors Club”, a large donation group of over 100 million won. 

Kim Jeong-hee, secretary-general of Hope Bridge, said, “I am deeply grateful to Ambassador Kim Yeon-kyung, who once again exercised a good influence.” 

Meanwhile, the cumulative death toll in Turkey and Syria, where the 7.8 and 7.5 magnitude earthquakes occurred, exceeded 20,000 as of the 9th (local time). This exceeds the number of deaths in Japan (18,500) during the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. According to local experts, an estimated 200,000 people are still trapped under the rubble of collapsed buildings. 

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