‘Volleyball Empress’ Kim Yeon-kyung (Heungkuk Life Insurance) goes out with fans to help Turkey and Syria, which suffered severe damage from the strong earthquake.
The Hope Bridge National Disaster Relief Association announced on the 9th that “Hope Bridge PR Ambassador Kim Yeon-kyung will start a fundraising campaign to help restore the damage caused by the earthquake in Turkiye.”
Donations can be made through the Kakao 먹튀검증donation platform ‘Together Value’, and the collected funds will be used for reconstruction and recovery in Turkey and Syria, which were damaged by the earthquake.
An official from Ryan At, Kim Yeon-kyung’s agency, who announced the start of this campaign by donating 10 million won, said, “Kim Yeon-kyung decided to participate in order to encourage social interest for the people of Turkey and Syria, who suffered devastating damage.”
For Kim Yeon-kyung, Turkey is like a ‘second home’.
In 2011, she joined Fenerbahçe, a women’s volleyball club, and established her relationship as one of the best players in the world by playing in the Turkish Women’s Volleyball League for 8 years.
Based on this relationship, after the Tokyo Olympics, Korean volleyball fans donated a large amount of seedlings to Turkey, which suffered great damage from forest fires, in the name of national team captain Kim Yeon-kyung.
Kim Yeon-kyung has appealed for her interest and support several times through her own social network service (SNS) Instagram since the earthquake in Turkey.
Kim Yeon-kyung has continued her donation not only this time, but also her steady.
In 2020, she donated 50 million won to overcome Corona 19, and in 2021, she donated 30 million won to help families in crisis experiencing economic, social, and emotional difficulties.
Kim Yeon-kyung, who was commissioned as Hope Bridge Hope Ambassador in October 2021, is a member of the Hope Bridge Honors Club, a large donation group of over 100 million won, and steadily practices sharing.
Kim Jeong-hee, secretary-general of the Bridge of Hope, said, “I am deeply grateful to Ambassador Kim Yeon-kyung, who once again exerted a good influence.”