BTS singer J-Hope has donated more than $90,000 to the ChildFund Korea in observation of South Korea's Children's Day. According to the Yonhap News Agency, J made the charitable donation to the Seoul-based ChildFund Korea to support operations at the new One Stop Center in Tanzania, East Africa.
The facility offers legal and counseling assistance and treatment for victims of child violence. May 5 is a national holiday in Korea, known as Children's Day and in honor of the celebration, ChildFund Korea said, "In light of Children’s Day, J-Hope donated 100 million won for the support of children in Tanzania exposed to violence," according to Soompi.
“Many people around the world are suffering from COVID-19. I came to support children overseas following the support of domestic children in hopes that the warmth of sharing could reach them in the nooks of the world," J-Hope said in a statement; a spokesperson for BTS could not be reached for additional comment on the donation.