DAEBO Social Contribution
DAEBO Group has actively shared profits we have earned with our neighbors in need based on the philosophy of the founder, Dung-kyu Choi, who always believed 'profits of an enterprise must be used for those who need help'. By generously sharing with our neighbors, we bring warmth to life
DAEBO Green Concert
The east course fairway, Seowon Hills, turned into a parking lot for the charity concert
Seowon Valley Charity Green Concert is part of our social contribution efforts, which is held on the fairways with Korean K-Pop stars by Korean Wave stars. The golf fairways and bunkers turn into a playground for children and parents and a parking
lot (9 holes).
Seowon Valley Green Concert, which began in 2000, received
the Commendation of the Culture, Sports and Tourism Minister in 2012,
the Contribution Prize from the Prime Minster for the support to persons
with disabilities, and the Talent Sharing Contribution Prize from
the Korea Talent Share-Management Association in 2018.
An audience of 45,000 gathered
at the fairway for the charity concert
Wanna One donating their talent
to the benefit concert in 2018
Green Concert has contributed to building community cohesion and encouraging the public to have a positive view on golf, and is visited by K-POP fans from all over the world such as China, Taiwan, Japan, the Philippines, the USA, and Iran.
In order to join the efforts to help our neighbors in need, numerous Hallyu stars donated their talent to the benefit concert, including Wanna One, BTS, iKon, EXID, PENTAGON, Girls Day, gugudan, MOMOLAND, Dong-ha Jeong, Jo-han Kim, Tae-wu Kim, WAX, and so on.
Korea's only benefit concert held at a golf course,
Seowon Valley Green Concert, is held on the last Saturday of May every year.
DAEBO Talent Donation
JTBC TV Show, My House Appeared
DAEBO Group is offering not only financial support but also talent of each affiliate, including human/material support, for our neighbors in need.
For instance, we open the green lawn to the public and the fairway for a parking lot during the Green Concert.
Based on expertise and experiences in building more than 30,000 apartment houses, DAEBO Engineering & Construction removed
old houses and provided new places to live for 8 months
in Ganghwado, Yeoju, Dongducheon, Paju, and Boeun for
people who shared their life stories with viewers.
JTBC TV Show, My House Appeared
Opening of the Daebo Riccardo Muti
Room in 2016 at Gyeonggi Arts Center
In 2016, as part of our social contribution activities, DAEBO Engineering & Construction remodeled a waiting room of Gyeonggi Arts Center, Suwon, into the Daebo Riccardo Muti Room for the visit of Riccardo Muti, the world's famous conductor and music director of Chicago Symphony. Currently, the room is used by great masters of classical music before performances.
2018 Seowon Valley multi-cultural family
joint wedding ceremony
Amorrainbow Tunnel, a landmark facility of Seowon Hills South Course, is provided as
a place for weddings.
For six years up to 2018, a total of 25 couples had their wedding ceremony, and we have promoted childbirth by offering a university scholarship to the third child of a couple who tied the knot at the Club.
In addition, Hawnggan Service Area of DAEBO Distribution, in cooperation with Korea Expressway Corporation, prepares outdoor wedding ceremonies free of charge for couples in difficult financial circumstances.
In this way, DAEBO Group has generously supported individuals and groups in need, including the local community, persons with disabilities, multi-cultural families, and artists.
Sponsorship for Seoul National University,
Dung-Kyu Choi, Chairman of DAEBO Group, 2012
DAEBO Group has provided scholarships to local schools and villages in the country. For example, we built a study facility, which cost nearly KRW 2,100 million for Daecheon High School, Boryeong, Chungnam, and contributed KRW 300 million to Seoul National University for development of medical technologies.
DAEBO Gifted Education Center, Daecheon High School
(private fortune of KRW 2,100 million donated
by Chairman Dung-kyu Choi)
Local scholarship (Daecheon High School/ Boryeong Middle School/ Daecheon Girls' Vocational High School, accumulated to
nearly KRW 300 million)
Daecheon High School Development Fund, support
for the ITS Academic Award, support to Educational Foundation,
scholarship to Jeonghwa Beauty and Arts School
Support to local scholarship associations (Boryeong Scholarship Association/ Expressway Scholarship Association/ Jungsan Scholarship Association)
Hanmin High School Development Fund, scholarship donated to a self-governing body in a local community where a service area is located
The affiliates of the Group, including DAEBO Engineering & Construction, DAEBO Communication & Systems, and DAEBO Distribution, have helped victims of traffic accidents on expressways and their family members. In an effort to provide financial support for a child who has lost a parent due to a traffic accident or persons with disabilities and their children, we donate to the scholarship foundation operated by the Korea Expressway Corporation. Up to now, we have contributed KRW 500 million to the foundation.
Students with Dung-Kyu Choi, Chairman
of DAEBO Group, after completion of DAEBO
Gifted Education Center, 2009
Scholarship donated to
M.N.D. Hoguk Foundation, 2018
The Hoguk Foundation aims at easing the burden of tuition
for a solder's family and providing a scholarship
to children of soldiers on service and civilian military employees.
Hanmin High School, established in 2014, is a boarding school
that ensures stable and secure educational environment
for children of soldiers.
DAEBO Engineering & Construction Hanmin High School,
Educational Fund Support Agreement, 2017
Contribution to ex-FOOD Sharing,
Majang Service Area of
DAEBO Distribution, 2018
Seowon Valley Country Club, in cooperation with Table For Two (NGO), has donated KRW 300 per dish purchased by a customer to malnourished
children in Rwanda, Uganda, and Kenya. When an elementary school was
about to be closed due to lack of students, we offered to run a school bus.
Briquette delivery volunteer work
by the new employees of DAEBO Group in 2017
The executives and employees of DAEBO Group visit orphanages and nursing homes in local communities every month to do volunteer work.
Not only taking care of the physical and emotional needs of children and elderly people, we hold charity events and donate the profits to orphanages, nursing homes, and facilities for persons with disabilities.
DAEBO Group will continue to develop various volunteer programs and improve our social contribution activities in terms of scope and depth.
The executives and employees of DAEBO Communication & Systems visit on a regular basis local Welfare Centers to prepare, deliver, and serve meals, and wash the dishes for neighbors in need. On national holidays such as Chuseok, they visit and deliver rice and instant noodle to senior citizens who live alone and persons with disabilities.
The executives and employees of DAEBO Distribution visit the disadvantaged in their local communities or invite them to the highway service areas to offer meals.
Daily necessities delivered to Suseo Myeonghaw Social
Welfare Center by DAEBO Communication & Systems,
Support for underfed children (three elementary schools in Paju)/ orphanages (volunteer work and donation in kind)/ a child head of household (educational assistance and donation in kind for five children in Paju)/ facilities for unfortunate neighbors near each service area (financial support and volunteer work)/ facilities for persons with disabilities(support and volunteer work)