For her 12th debut anniversary, IU has donated 100 million won!
IU has chosen two beneficiaries to celebrate her debut anniversary as a singer! What makes her donation is a special one since she combined her name and her fans as the donors, IUAENAS.
IU’s first chosen beneficiary is The Snail of Love aids people with hearing problems by providing cochlear implants and speech rehabilitation. Her second beneficiary, Korean Unwed Mothers’ Families Association (KUMFA), helps the Korean single mothers.
Edam Entertainment also confirmed the donation by releasing the certificates on their Instagram account:
The donor was named to IUEANA (아이유애나) a combination of IU’s name and her fandom, UAENA.
Debuting on September 18, 2008, IU marks her 12th year in the music and entertainment industry. Charming the Korean crowd with her soothing voice, IU became the “Nation’s Little Sister” and “Nation’s Sweetheart.” She also turned into acting for starring in some of the popular K-Dramas such as Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo and Hotel Del Luna.
Aside from her work, IU is widely known for being a generous idol donating to numerous charities and causes throughout her career. She previously donated to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Such a memorable celebration for debut anniversary! We congratulate IU on her 12 years on the industry!