Welfare Foundation is providing heating costs worth KRW 680 million to over 3400
low-income families in
Seoul and the Metropolitan area.
2005, KT&G Welfare Foundation has been providing heating fuel such as
kerosene and coal briquettes and city gas fees annually to low-income
households with difficulties paying for winter heating costs due to economic
difficulties. The support funds have totaled up to KRW 10 billion this year.
has been prepaying the heating costs to a heating fuel distributor and a city
gas distributor that have signed contract with KT&G, allowing beneficiaries
to use the supported funds within limits when needed up until March of the
Welfare Foundation representative stated “we hope that neighbors living under
the harsh circumstances of COVID-19 can pass a warmer winter through this
year’s heating cost support,” and “we will continue to be supportive and strive
to help the underprivileged in tough situations such as financial hardship
through various activities.”
KG&G Welfare Foundation is a foundation
established in 2003 by KT&G to actively carry out Corporate Social
Responsibility by communicating with the local community. It is currently
providing local contact welfare services through 8 welfare centers nationwide.
Additionally, it actively participates in solving social issues by sharing with
neighbors in difficult situations and local communities, including low-income
underprivileged and social welfare organizations.
(Photo Description) KT&G Welfare
Foundation is providing low-income families in Seoul and the Metropolitan area KRW 680
million worth of heating costs. This
is a photo of a KT&G Welfare Foundation representative delivering coal
briquettes to one of the low-income families in Pocheon, Gyeonggi Province.