2020.4.9 covid-19 corporate donation roundup*Listed in alphabetical order
Celltrion is giving out 500,000 face masks to residents of Incheon and North Chungcheong for free after donating 1 billion won ($820 million) to regions affected by the coronavirus last month. The biopharmaceutical company said each distributed mask can be used up to 10 times.
Hyundai Motor donated 50,000 hazmat suits, masks and bottles of hand sanitizer to Indonesia’s National Board for Disaster Management. The donation will go to the country’s medical staff, who are experiencing a shortage of protective suits.
Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power
Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power donated 500 masks each to two child care centers in Gyeongju, North Gyeongsang.
Lotte Asset Development
Lotte Asset Development has lowered March and April rent by up to 30 percent for small- and mid-sized business operators at Lotte World Mall and at shopping complex Lotte Mall.
Lotte Chilsung Beverage
Lotte Chilsung Beverage donated 20,000 beverages to four hospitals in Seoul fighting against the new coronavirus.
Oriental Brewery, the Korean importer of Budweiser beer, said it will donate revenue from the lager’s sales on April 7 to a Covid-19 fund at the Community Chest of Korea. April 7 has been celebrated as the World Health Day.
Seoul Guarantee Insurance Company
Seoul Guarantee Insurance Company will donate 960 million won to low-income families who have had a family member contract Covid-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus.