IU has donated ₩500 million KRW (about $444,000 USD) to various charities in the name of her fans to celebrate her 28th birthday.
According to her agency EDAM Entertainment, IU split the ₩500 million KRW (about $444,000 USD) donation to various charities, including the Korea Pediatric Cancer Foundation, Yeouldol, a support group for children with rare diseases, the Korean Unwed Mothers’ Families Association, the Korea Senior Support Center, the Purme Foundation, and the Children’s Welfare Association.
IU has donated [to various charities] in the name IUAENA to celebrate her last birthday of her 20s (T/N: she is 29 in Korean age) to repay the constant amounts of love she has been receiving during her 20s even just a little bit.
— EDAM Entertainment
IU has been constantly lauded as a donation fairy, donating to numerous causes and charitable organizations since her debut. Back in March, she donated ₩100 million KRW (about $88,800 USD) to support single parent families and hearing impaired individuals in conjunction with the release of her 5th album LILAC. Currently, IU is filming for her upcoming movie Broker.