[article] Jang Keun Suk’s Fans United to Serve as Volunteers

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English Translation: Sarah Ye

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Recently, Actor Jang Keun Suk started his Asia Cri Show tour, his fans have planned a very meaningful event, the members of Jang Keun Suk’s Fan Café with group name “Jang Keun Suk Cares” visited Noah’s House.

Noah’s House is a home for 60 children with severe disabilities, aged from 3 to 18. This is also the place that sometimes Jang Keun Suk and his parents had come to serve as volunteers.

The person from Fan Café said, “For a few months, the members have collected toys, books and supplies for them. At the meantime, that Jang Keun Suk is well known for doing volunteer works here, so the members from Fan Café are very happy to join the mission to collecting donations and supplies for them.”

The members from Fan Café have decided to do the service on the day when they come to visit. They said: “When we bring the donations and supplies for the kids, we will also eat with them, walk with them and clean the facilities.” They also revealed the detail plan for the service, like they will bring small gifts which has Jang Keun Suk’s name on it, the service date will be September 05, two weeks before Jang Keun Suk’s birthday (September 19).

(Note: This year his Lunar Calendar birthday Aug 04 will fall on Solar Canlendar, September 19).
Explanation of Jang Keun Suk’s birth date: Jang Keun Suk was born on September 26 in 1987 (Solar Calendar), in Korea traditionally they use Lunar Calendar too, so his birth date on Lunar Calendar was Aug 04 1987. So as tradition in Korea they also mark his birthday on Lunar Calendar too.

About this event, people from Fan Café said: We would like to make this event as an opportunity that Hallyu Star Asia Prince Jang Keun Suk to give back to society for all the love he received. This event would be also one of the service events for his 20 years anniversary of his debut. The Café people confirmed. Fan Café wants their charity activities and donations as the evolvement from the love of the star to bring the light to the needy.

Their volunteer work is secretly planned to remember Jang Keun Suk’s good deed. Also more fans want join the event to show their support to the star. Besides this event. The group, “Jang Keun Suk Cares” have served volunteer work to the rehab of fire burnt babies with severe disabilities in Bushan Jieog for a few years.

In Addition, Jang Keun Suk official fan club Cri J also held “926 Event” (donation with 926 won, as value of 0.80 USD). The event started on July 07 his first 2012 Cri Show till the day before his birthday. At his Cri Show 2 in Seoul, fans has set the donation box, money (with 1000 won value) have been flooding to the box.

The member of Fan Café said, on the other hand, the donations and sponsorship for the rehab of fire burnt babies will be continued as regularly for long term. They want to use this visit to Noah’s House to set this volunteer works as the root of Fan Café’s Culture.

6 thoughts on “[article] Jang Keun Suk’s Fans United to Serve as Volunteers”

  1. How can i help? I want to help too even if i am from the philippines..
    We had our first charity work too here in the philippines with my fellow eels last july 28. In the orphanage named hospicio de san jose. In the name of our Prince Jang Geun Suk ☺☺

  2. Sarah sis, thanks for the translation…
    For eels who want to join this charity 926 event.. you may join via ECI…
    Sharing here for eels who may not have seen the community & charity work Sukkie has been involving since.. he as said many times he will continue to contribute back to the community and eels are doing also for him like the recent charity work done by our filipino eels, so touched by the kind eels ^_^

  3. Sis Sarah, thank you so much for translating this wonderful and meaningful article. Every time, I read articles like this, I feel so touched and PROUD of JKS!!!!

    I’m also proud to be his eel.

  4. i’m touched 🙂 He’s most generous star in the world that i’ve known 🙂 I’m an Eel from Indonesia..so proud of you Prince 🙂 we love you always..zikzin!


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