Salvation Army Explains How Celebrity Donations Will Be Used to Aid Sewol Ferry Rescue Operations

Ha Ji Won Donates to Sewol Cause

The money donated to Salvation Army by numerous celebrities will be used to create relief kits.

A representative from Korea’s Salvation Army has announced that they are in the process of making relief kits, which will include basic toiletries, socks, pillows, blankets, sleeping bags and other necessities.

So far, celebrities like Ha Ji WonSong Seung Hun, Ryu Hyun Jin, Jo Sang Wook, Jung Il Woo and Kim Bo Sung are among those who have donated individually. Entertainment agencies such as UAA which houses Song Hye Kyo and Kang Dong Won have done group donations, while the cast for MBC drama “Cunning Single Lady” and production company of SBS drama “Three Dayshave also donated to the cause.

However, the usage of donations on relief kits is raising some concerns from commentators who are questioning the practicality of the kits.