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Mannam musical fund-raisers Saturday

Mannam Volunteer Association is hosting two musical fund-raisers in Seoul on Saturday. The first will be an open mic event in Seoul’s Itaewon area from 1-4:30 p.m. Entry will be 5,000 won at the do...

Updated : 2012.07.04 19:28

T-shirts sold to help beat cancer

Friends of a former English teacher in Korea now battling cancer in the U.S. are asking people to buy a T-shirt that he helped to design. The shirt designed by Tyler Schroeder is now being sold onli...

Updated : 2012.07.04 19:28

Busan beach party to help orphans

A Busan-based Gaelic football team is hosting a beach party fund-raiser to support local orphans. The football team and other Busan volunteers have organized the beach-themed event to support two orp...

Updated : 2012.07.04 19:28

V-ball pro to support Jeju charity

Former pro-beach volleyball player Han Ji-yeon is to visit Jeju to give a free clinic for Korean women to help support a charity on the island. She agreed to make the trip after learning about Jeju ...

Updated : 2012.07.04 19:27

Funding the film

Liem wishes to delve deeper into the historical, social and ethical underpinnings of Korean adoption and the legacies of transnational adoption on adoptees today. She and her team have already collec...

Updated : 2012.07.04 19:27

Seeking funds to film Korea’s adoption story

Korean-American adoptee aims to map ‘Geographies of Kinship’ across the globe Growing up in 1960s Fremont, California, Deann Borshay Liem imagined that she was the only Korean in a white family ac...

Updated : 2012.07.04 19:27

Itaewon animal shelter fund-raiser

A party to raise money for a Korean animal shelter is being held in Seoul this Saturday. Four DJs ― 4play, Jonny Blaze, Todd and Danny ― will entertain people at the party from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Dri...

Updated : 2012.06.27 20:06

Tourney to throw hoops for peace

A peace-promoting basketball tournament is to be held in Gwangju on July 7. The event is being hosted by MANNAM Volunteer Association, the largest volunteer association in Korea. The first MANNAM Pe...

Updated : 2012.06.27 20:06

JFNK celebration in Seoul

A fund-raising party to support North Korean defectors will be held in Seoul on July 7. The event at Cafe Gallery Golmok in Itaewon is to run from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. The night of live hip-hop, R&B and ...

Updated : 2012.06.27 20:06

Teachers sought for English camp

Volunteers are being sought to help at an English camp for underprivileged kids in mid-July. This year’s Mustard Seed English Camp will be held on July 14-15, with 150 underprivileged kids from all ...

Updated : 2012.06.27 20:06

CLASH cashes in for women’s charity

A charity music event in Seoul has raised more than 1 million won to help victims of sexual violence. CLASH 2.0 held at Hongdae’s Freebird on Saturday collected 1.3 million won ($1,120) for the Nabi...

Updated : 2012.06.27 20:05

KOTRi partners with Adidas

A mountain preservation group has announced a new partnership with Adidas Korea. The company has pledged to help fund Korea On The Rocks Initiative’s work to repair climbing routes on Korean peaks....

Updated : 2012.06.27 20:03

Korea Herald takes youth volunteers to Philippines

Herald Media recently hosted a youth volunteer camp in the Philippines, where South Korean high school students helped plant mangroves. The 2012 Youth Global Volunteer Camp, sponsored by the Philipp...

Updated : 2012.06.27 20:03

Picturing Seoul to send to the world

Global street art project aims to share respect between many nations Hundreds of Seoulites are posing for portraits to join a global street art project for World Peace Day. The Inside Out Project a...

Updated : 2012.06.27 20:02

Jeju residents meet to clean beach

Volunteers gather to clean up a Jeju beach Saturday. (Sara Sokola) Keen divers and snorklers gathered to clean trash from a beach on Jeju Island this weekend. About 10 expat volunteers cleaned the ...

Updated : 2012.06.20 19:54