8 Aug – After hearing that his fan club "Kim Hyun-joong Powerful S. My Club" made a KRW 10 million donation to the Beautiful Foundation, the star decided to follow suit.
As reported on Allkpop website, three days after his fans graciously donated to the said cause, Kim Hyun-joong added another KRW 50 million into the mix.
Representatives of the Beautiful Foundation stated that the singer was touched hearing his fans' charitable deeds and decided to follow their example after returning from his Asia tour.
Meanwhile, Kim Mi-kyung, Executive Director of the foundation stated, "There are many fan clubs who joined their celebrities' good work. However, it is rare for a celebrity to respond to his or her fan club's donation."
Beautiful Foundation is a non profit organisation that assists senior citizens that live alone. The rep stated that KRW 30 million from the donation will be used to help the senior citizens while the rest of the donation will be used to contribute to college students.