[Reporter Shin Young-eun, Daily Economy Star Today]
Comedian Hong Hyun-hee and Jason and married couple donated 34 million won, the total amount of sales of the smartphone accessory ‘Griptalk,’ to the Fruit of Love Social Welfare Community Chest (Chairman Ye Jong-seok).
This donation was initiated by the couple Hyeon-Hee Hong and Jason for personal collection, and when many people made a request for sale through SNS, the couple decided to donate the entire amount of the proceeds and made and sold it.
Griptalk, made using the couple’s caricature, was sold through the website for only 12 hours, and a total of 2,663 people participated in it, raising the sales amount of 34 million won.
In this donation, not only the comedian couple, but also the Griptalk manufacturer and the original design author participated to add meaning of sharing.
Genuine Griptalk manufacturer iBuster Co., Ltd., who was in charge of production and distribution, decided to donate together without receiving the manufacturing and distribution costs after hearing the couple’s sales and production. ‘Gemtoon, a webtoon author who designed Griptalk, was also happy to allow the design to be used and donate the entire amount of sales of 34 million won.
Donations will be used for basic medical welfare programs, including living expenses for low-income vulnerable families. In particular, it will be used for programs to prevent loneliness, such as finding and supporting isolated households for the elderly in their 7 and 80s with low-income vulnerable families.
Jason, “Many people requested sales for GripTalk, which was produced as a private collection,” he said. “It was a gloomy alone, but Ibuster, comedian Ha Junsu, webtoon writer Jemtoon and many other people joined us for 34 million won. I was able to donate.”
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