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COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic Response: South Korea

LocationSouth Korea

Issue AreaDisaster

Amount NeededGeneral Support Needed

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Double your gift: This holiday season, Give2Asia is dedicating COVID-19 donations to food relief programs run by trusted local charities. A generous supporter will match the first US$100,000 in contributions. Learn more or donate now!

Progress report: In July, Give2Asia published a report on the first 100 days of our response to the COVID-19 pandemic. You can read about it here.

Give2Asia is partnering with trusted nonprofit organizations to support frontline health workers and institutions responding to the coronavirus pandemic.


Give2Asia’s disaster response program funds both immediate needs and long-term recovery. Currently, our funding priorities in South Korea include:  

  • Assisting with daily income, food, rehabilitation and related support for vulnerable groups who are affected by COVID-19 
  • Supporting vulnerable children who need access to education 

FEATURED PARTNERS (partial list)

Our local NGO partners in Korea include: 

The Beautiful Foundation 

  • Supports disinfection supplies such as hand sanitizers and masks for the elderly and low-income children in the blind spots of care in Daegu 
  • Provides emergency support for masks and hand sanitizers to the self-help center in Daegu 

SOS Childrens Village Korea 

  • Operates shelters for children 
  • Funds will support online education infrastructure such as wifi and personal computers for the children in the shelters 

You can help by donating online. For large gifts (via check, bank transfer, or appreciated stock) or corporate giving opportunities, please request a consultation or email info@give2asia.org.


Give2Asia’s disaster response program funds both immediate needs and long-term recovery. Our top priorities for COVID-19 pandemic response include: 

  • Supporting frontline health workers and national public health priorities 
  • Funding activities to slow the spread of the virus and support vulnerable groups 
  • Long-term needs such as mental health support and rehabilitation for frontline workers, care for families of health workers who lost their lives due to COVID-19, livelihood support, and capacity building to prevent future health crises. 


Make a secure online donation to benefit the country of your choice. 

For large gifts (via check, bank transfer, or appreciated stock) or corporate giving opportunities, please request a consultation or email us at info@give2asia.org. 


Give2Asia is a trusted partner for international philanthropy and the leader in donor-advised grantmaking to the Asia-Pacific. Since 2001, Give2Asia has facilitated more than $350 million of charitable grants across 23 countries. Give2Asia is a US-based 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. 

Transparency & Trust: 90% or more of your donation will go directly to our local nonprofit partners. A small portion of your donation helps Give2Asia manage grants to ensure that donor funds are used effectively. 100% of your donation is tax-deductible in the US. 

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