BTS member Suga donated 100 million won or approximately $75,900 for emergency relief in Turkey and Syria on his 30th birthday
The BTS singer said, “So many children and families have suffered great damage from this earthquake. I send my condolences to the survivors and victims.”
The NGO Save the Children will use Suga’s donation to fund winter blankets, school supplies and other essentials in the affected regions
BTS members J-Hope and Jimin have also donated 100 million won to the Korean Committee for UNICEF
BTS’ agency HYBE has donated 500 million won or approximately $388,900 to Save the Children
Star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo sent a plane load of care items to those affected by the earthquake in Syria and Turkey.
Footballer Lionel Messi donated humanitarian aid worth 3.5 million euros. He also asked his foundation Leo Messi Foundation to send aid to the victims
As per the United Nations, the earthquake that has impacted Turkey and Syria has left more than 50,000 people dead and 850,000 children are homeless