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How Irene's birthday became an incredible donation campaign

The leader and main rapper of the K-Pop girl group 'Red Velvet' turned 30! In celebration of her birthday on March 29th, 2021, fans all over the globe donated to multiple charity organizations in South Korea! Check out the list of the 3 amazing gestures below!

  • Irene's real name is Bae Joohyun, she was born on March 29th, 1991.
  • The singer donated 100 million won to the Community Chest of Korea to help with COVID-19 relief in May 2020.
  • Her fans donated to a charity organization called 'KUMFA' to support single mothers in South Korea. 

1. A donation to single-parent homes

Irene Power Up teaser

On 28th March 2021, Irene's fans donated more than $2000 to 'KUMFA'. It is a South Korean charity organization that supports single-parent households. Click here to donate more! Wow, isn't that amazing?

I hope the funds help them live a better life.

2. ‘Pink Ribbon Caring For Women’ 

Irene hosting an award show

Irene’s Chinese fan base called ‘Irene China Bar’ donated $600 for a breast cancer awareness charity program. The fans also funded two of the treatments of patients with financial issues.

A certificate was issued under Irene’s name by the charity organization. Click here to read more about it!

3. Irene titled as ‘Charity Fairy’

Irene at a fansign

Fans all over the world gathered more than 180,000 votes on a Korean platform called ‘ChoeAedol’. This led Irene to win a poll that donates $440 under her name! The sum was donated to ‘Miral Foundation’ which provides employment for disabled people. 


Irene in a concert

I hope all these donations make a great change to the ones in need. The star thanked her fans for all the warm birthday wishes and amazing gifts! It’s nice to see that Irene’s fan base is as warm-hearted as she is.

Do you know about any other touching birthday projects? Comment below!

Estefanía Martínez

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