Ji Chang Wook Thanks Fans For Celebrating His Birthday With Meaningful Donation
Fans of Ji Chang Wook recently celebrated the star’s upcoming July 5 birthday in a meaningful way.
On July 3, the Miral Welfare Foundation revealed that “Ji Chang Wook Gallery,” a Ji Chang Wook Filipino fan club, and various other Ji Chang Wook fans from all over the world had made donations and sent 400 kilograms (about 881 pounds) of rice. On top of this, they added that they were receiving many sponsorship applications from his fans.
These donations made in Ji Chang Wook’s name will be used by the Miral Welfare Foundation to aid children with disabilities and help pay for medical and living expenses for low-income families.
The Miral Welfare Foundation is a welfare center for the disabled in Korea and Ji Chang Wook previously worked with the foundation earlier this year. On April 20, Korea’s national day of disabled persons, Ji Chang Wook participated in the Miral Welfare Foundation’s “How You See Me?” campaign which encourages acceptance of civil rights for disabled citizens of Korea.
It’s reported that to show support for Ji Chang Wook’s participation in this campaign, his fans decided to donate to the Miral Welfare Foundation.
A representative of the foundation shared, “After actor Ji Chang Wook participated in our campaign, there have been endless sponsorship applications from his fans who want to join to raise awareness for children with disabilities. The employees of our foundation are experiencing the positive influence of actor Ji Chang Wook.”
They continued, “We thank the fans who have shared their feelings for children with disabilities along with Ji Chang Wook. We also want to thank actor Ji Chang Wook for participating in our campaign by donating his talent. The precious donations sent will be used for children with disabilities who are unable to receive required medical treatment due to difficult family circumstances.”
Later in the day, Ji Chang Wook took to his Instagram to thank his fans. He shared photos of the certificates of appreciation for the donations made by his fans in his name for his birthday along with a photo of him holding a large bouquet of flowers.
His caption reads, “To celebrate my birthday, many people came together in good spirits like this. You are all really incredible people. I’m learning lots. Thank you, I love you.” In hashtags he added, “You are all more impressive than me. So beautiful. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.”
Watch Ji Chang Wook in his last drama “Melting Me Softly” below!