ขอลงข่าว Lee Young Ae หน่อยค่ะ เธอจะบริจาคเงิน 100 ล้านวอน หรือประมาณ แสนเหรียญสหรัฐให้ Asan Medical Center ในกรุงโซล เพื่อช่วยเหลือผู้ป่วยที่ยากไร้ ด้อยโอกาส ในวันที่ 21 ธ.ค. นี้ค่ะ Actress Lee Young-Ae is donating 100 million won (approx. USD 100,000) to Asan Medical Center in Seoul for underprivileged patients.
On December 21 at 11 AM, she will meet the beneficiaries in person to deliver the donation in the main conference room of the hospital.
The hospital plans to use her donation for patients in need of liver transplant, bone-marrow transplant, and anticancer treatment.
Lee's management company only briefly commented that they "hope the donation will be viewed just as a way of practicing 'love for neighbors'."
Actress Lee Young-Ae donated 100 million won for patients in need of financial aid. She delivered the 'donation of love' this morning at Asan Medical Center's conference room, and took photographs with the patients. The hospital will use her donation for 13 patients who require liver transplant, bone-marrow transplant and anticancer treatment by spending 5 to 20 million won per patient.
[Caption: Seoul Asan Medical Center (Dec 21)] [Caption: A surprise visit by actress Lee Young-Ae] [Caption: She donated 100 million won to patients of serious illness in immediate need of operations]
Park Geon-Chung (head of the medical center): Thank you, Korea's top star Ms. Lee Young-Ae. She is called oxygen lady. We're honored to have her, who brightens the world, sharing her precious time with us today.
YA: I had told (the hospital) that you (patients and family) should not feel burdened (to attend this meeting) because you are sick, but thank you so much for coming despite the cold weather.
I know that there are lots of people who donate without exposing themselves to the public, and I feel guilty for creating so much fuss over my donation.
On the other hand, I also felt the need to encourage people who have intentions to donate but don't have the courage, like myself. I thought of it recently, and that's why I decided to come forward.
I hope that my donation, although it's not much, can be of help to you, and that you will never lose courage.
[Caption: her oxygen-like devotion to patients in serious condition] 2006/12/21 (23:43:27)