I.O.I‘s agency, YMC Entertainment, revealed that the 3,000,000 won (about $2,600) that was made from the group’s showcase along with an extra 7,000,000 (about $6,100) donated by other employers, was donated to UNICEF last June.
I.O.I‘s showcase was on May 5th where the tickets were sold for 1,000 won (about $0.88) each and the members had promised their fans that they would donate all the profits they make from this event. When donating, the girl group also took into consideration of their fans’ opinions on which organization or charity to donate the money to. I.O.I finalized their decision in donating the money to UNICEF.
In other news, I.O.I is planning to make a unit group comeback by the beginning of August and has already completed filming their music video and album jacket photo shoots. The girl group will also be performing at KCON LA 2016.
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Edited by: Tiffany Tse
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