‘Lovers of the Red Sky’ Star Kim Yoo Jung Secretly Made Donation for Child Violence Victims

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Kim Yoo Jung celebrated her birthday in the most meaningful way.

The former child star turned one of the most sought-after leading ladies, chose to spend her special day by sharing her blessings to underprivileged children in Korea.

Kim Yoo Jung Made Meaningful Donation to ChildFund Korea

According to a media outlet, the international non-government organization ChildFund Korea or Green Umbrella Children's Foundation recently revealed the 22-year-old beauty's charitable activity.

Kim Yoo Jung, whose birthday falls on September 22, has donated $25,413 or 30 million won for the organization.

In the report, ChildFund Korea president Lee Je Hoon shared in an official statement how "grateful" they are for the "Backstreet Rookie" actress who "has warm-heartedly participated in giving."

"We at ChildFund Korea will join her in making it possible for young children in danger who are victims of crime to recover and return to their everyday lives," the organization's president said as obtained by the outlet.

Kim Yoo Jung's donation will cover the living and medical expenses of the victims for their continued recovery.

Interestingly, this isn't the first time that the actress extended her help to the kids.

During the surge of the global crisis in the country, the 22-year-old celebrity donated a generous amount for children in low-income households affected by COVID-19 and the expenses of medical treatment of young patients under the organization.

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Kim Yoo Jung's New Drama' Lovers of the Red Sky'

Kim Yoo Jung appears in SBS "Lovers of the Red Sky" opposite Ahn Hyo Seop.

The historical fantasy Kdrama follows the story of Hong Cheong Gi (Kim Yoo Jung), a female painter who is born blind but manages to gain her sight through the goddess of life, Sam Shin.

Her life and fate intertwined with Ha Ram (Ahn Hyo Seop), the son of the Taoist priest who got blind during the rain ceremony.

Years later, Cheong Gi, who is now the sole female painter at the palace, meets Ha Ram, who turned out to be a skilled astrologer.

Apart from their reunion, the duo's budding romance will be interfered with by grand prince Yang Myeong, played by Gong Myung, as he shows deep interest in the female painter.

Kim Yoo Jung Share Thoughts on 'Lovers of the Red Sky'

During the drama's press conference, the actress spoke about landing another character in a historical series.

Kim Yoo Jung mentioned how fascinated she is at Hong Cheong Gi's strong personality.

"I think Hong Chun Gi's character has great merit. Along with 'the only woman female painter' and 'a rare beauty,' there is the fact that she courageously lives on and is different from other female characters in historical dramas. I was fascinated by the way she solved some things with the other characters."

Ahn Hyo Seop and Kim Yoo Jung's "Lovers of the Red Sky" is currently airing every Monday and Tuesday at 10 p.m. KST through SBS and Viki.

READ MORE: 'Lovers of the Red Sky' Episode 8: Kim Yoo Jung and Gong Myung Witness the Demon King in Ahn Hyo Seop's Body

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Written by Geca Wills

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