Nongshim has provided Baeksansu (bottled water) to children with leukemia and cancer through the Korea Association for Children with Leukemia and Cancer since March, 2018. Currently, 300 households of children patients and 12 shelters and facilities across the nation are provided with Baeksansu. A total of 510,000 bottles have been provided so far. In addition, Nongshim conducted group blood donation activities in July 2020 to help children patients and delivered 430 sheets of blood donation certificates to the association. In the meantime, Shim Shim kit is provided to selected patients on their birthday or bone marrow transplant anniversary(second birthday) by organizing kits depending on individual preference (books, school supplies, toys, etc.).
On every Children’s Day, Nongshim has held an event since 2008 by decorating square in front of Nongshim HQ in Shindaebang-dong into a snack park where children can play and receive gifts as well as participate in experience program together with family. Nongshim has held such event on every Children’s day to provide unforgettable memory to children who are the hope of our future. So far, a total of 32,000 sets of gits have been delivered to children on Children’s Day.
Since May, 2007, ‘happy fund for sharing’ where all employees and executives participate voluntarily has been managed. The fund raised has been used for neighbors in need such as low-income family, the elderly who live alone and social welfare facilities. The scope of sharing has been expanded by providing relief supplies and ramyun to disaster-hi areas in other countries. Happy fund that has been raised is about 1.53752 billion won out of which, 1.3 7251 billion won has been spent.
We have promoted food donation to provide a meal to low income groups which are in difficulties due to food shortages such as undernourished children, elderly people who live alone and people with disabilities staying at home. Nongshim donated about 800 million won in 2020 through food banks across the nation and plans to expand the scale of support.
On the occasion of the World Food Day (Oct. 16), , Nongshim delivered Happy Sharing Box through Green Umbrella Child Fund to 2,000 households to support single parent families and grandparent-headed families and agreed to support children continuously by signing an MOU.
Nongshim has been conducting environmental cleanup campaigns around business places across the country. Our employees and executives have been participating in Seoul Boraemae Park caring, planting trees in mountains around factories, cleaning nearby roads and stream purification activities.
Nongshim has formed a sisterhood relationship with rural villages near each business place and conducted volunteer activities regularly to help farmers every year. In particular, we are making an effort for win-win growth with the local community by improving cultivation technology, increasing yield, and increasing farm households income for farmers with whom superior potato production agreement is made.
Nongshim is delivering the relief aid to areas which require supplies urgently due to earthquake, wild fire, and diseases. In particular, Nongshim delivered 200,000 packs of Shin Ramyun and 6,000 boxes of rice noodles to vulnerable people and health professionals who were in difficulties due to COVID-19 in 2020.
Volunteer activities at the business place level: free lunch, support for products used in welfare facilities
- Matching each division/office for activities such as free lunch at the senior welfare centers, supporting food ingredients, providing care and snacks for child care centers.
- Product sponsorship for local events such as welfare-sharing festival, Hanmaeum festival and health walking festival.
- Supporting various kinds of products to senior welfare facilities, children welfare facilities and facilities for people with disabilities and conducting volunteer activities.