Cha Seung Won donates $100,000 to the ferry tragedy relief efforts

Jimmy Pak, April 22, 2014, 10:52 a.m.

There has been a recent outpour of celebrities contributing and donating lump sums of money for the rescue efforts of the Sewol ferry incident. Kim Yuna and Ha Ji Won have both donated 100 million won ($100,000 USD).  Cha Seung Won has also donated the same amount.  A Community Chest of Korea replied, "Actor Cha Seung Won, who is preparing for SBS's new Wednesday-Thursday mini-series 'You're Surrounded,' donated 100 million won (~ $100,000 USD) in the afternoon today."

Plans are to use the donation to relief goods to the victims’ families and rescue volunteers.  Be sure to stay tuned for more news and updates on

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