SEOUL, - President Yoon Suk Yeol met with officials from 14 different charities Monday and thanked them for their efforts to help those in need, his office said.
The meeting at the presidential office was aimed at allowing the president to personally express his thanks to the donors, honorary ambassadors and organizations that have contributed to spreading a culture of sharing, as well as to promote interest and consideration for the socially weak, according to his office.
Yoon also made donations to the charities.
The meeting was attended by officials from the Salvation Army, Good Neighbors, the Korean National Tuberculosis Association, the Korean Red Cross, the Miral Welfare Foundation, the Community Chest of Korea, Save the Children, Dreaminus, World Vision, Unicef, ChildFund Korea, the Korea National Council on Social Welfare, Habitat for Humanity and Korea Food for the Hungry International.
Yoon conveyed his administration's commitment to implementing welfare policies geared toward vulnerable groups, and listened to stories of people's experiences during volunteer work.
Source: Yonhap News Agency