Kim Dong Wan has received an award for “Sharing Person of The Month” by the Minister of Health and Welfare.
The “Sharing Person of The Month” award is to discover an unknown sharing people and to share and spread beautiful acts of generosity. Twenty two people who served for elderly people or who have showed compassion to neighbors in need have won the prize of the Minister of Health and Welfare coming off recommendations from related organizations or the press.
Kim Dong Wan was selected because he has donated to the heads of family and senior citizens who are living alone since 2006. He has been selected as the winner of this award because he and actor Kim Jae Wook had donated rice to the “Giving Rice” event by the international aid organization for adolescent heads of family and senior citizens who are living alone. He was presented with the rice on the occasion of his performance in the musical “Hedwig.”
Also, Kim Dong Wan had donated to KBS1 “Love Request” for flood victims in 2006, participated in the SBS “Love Sharing Concert” in 2008, donated to Sichuan, China earthquake victims in 2009, and donated to the victims of the incident on Yeonpyeong Island in 2010. He donated to the Red Cross for the Japanese earthquake victims in March and also took the lead by taking part in many donations.
Kim Dong Wan, upon receiving the award said, “I’m very thankful to receive this reward even though there may be many other people who had done a lot of work for charity. Sharing with people in charity work makes me happy. I’ll try to share with many more people.”
He was most recently a performer in “Hedwig,” which ended successfully last August after a three-month run. He has been praised for his acting in MBC Independence day special “The Climax” and has received recognition as a good actor. Now he is preparing for another transformation into whole new character.