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North Korea Peace Balloon Socks

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September 10, 2011

Intended that those who needed it most received the socks and flyers from North Korean soil, at 2 PM yesterday (Sat. Sept 10th, 2011)  See more

BENEFITING:

EVENT DATE: Oct 29, 2011

HOURS PLEDGED: 250

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THE STORY:

"North Korea Peace" is a group a volunteers who gather every Friday
from 8:00 PM- 9:00 PM at Cafe Bene in Itaewon, Seoul, Korea.

On every last Saturday of each month, we send boxes of socks by transport method of large balloons along the border of South and North Korea.

Relief for North Korea famine:
Some of world's most severe economic hardships could be found in North Korea.
Since early 1990s until now, estimated up to 3.5 million North Korean people died from starvation or hunger-related illnesses.

Our group is committed to take actions now, that provides immediate relief to the harsh reality of the people of North Korea today.

Imagine being famine stricken in North Korea, with little ability to change the circumstances, and you find a leaflet and a pair of socks which lands from the sky.

The leaflet reads:


"Dear This Flyer Finder,

The world has not forgotten the current hardships of our fellow brothers and sisters in North Korea. From all countries, we pray for your survival until the day of reunification. We love you."

The pair of socks, could be used in 2 ways.

1: It can be worn to make it through the cold winters.
2: It can be sold on the local market for cash, which could afford 10 kilos of corn which is 1 months of food supply

We especially have the intention that our work will reach to support the young children of North Korea.

Our goal is to receive dontations (money or socks) to enable us to send 1000 pairs of socks each and every month to be transported by balloons along the border of South and North Korea.  (Our goal is 1000 socks per day by January 2012)

Why Socks?
-basic necessity for people of all ages
-critical item especially in cold winters
-light-weight
-small volume
-affordable (less than $1.00)
-could be converted to cash in North Korea to buy food

We invite you to take part in making a difference today to the people in North Korea, and change the future of North Korea.

5 Ways You Can Contribute:*

1. Join as a member: Email us your Name, Email, Contact #
    or register at www.kppun.com

2. Join our Friday meetings

3. Mail us socks (all sizes) to address of our NKP card (In one of photos)

4. Donate (refer to NKP card)

5. Join our socks by balloons sending  on Sat. October 29th, 2011  

*Please contact Mr. Lee for info: leejudo1965@hanmail.net

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