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Sharing Together

Sharing Oneself

Volunteer Work

You can share yourself through even the smallest action in life taken during regular activities.

Range of Volunteer Activities

  • You can practice sharing in various fields like at welfare facilities, working in conservation, performing overseas community service, visiting shut-ins, or engaging in relief activities, etc.

Volunteer Work for Adolescents

  • Adolescents can gain valuable insight through youth activities necessary for growth and development, and realize their right to participate.

Volunteering your Talents

Share your talents.
The various talents you have in art, singing, music, etc. can give hope to others.

Range of Volunteer Activities

  • Schweitzer Project: Medical treatment, health, fitness
  • Audrey Hepburn Project: Culture and the arts
  • Mother Teresa Project: Low-income groups and society, welfare
  • Daddy-Long-Legs Project: Mentoring, consultation, education
  • Hercules Project: Physical education, skills, techniques

Sharing Things


Giving Life

Classification Blood & Cell Donation Body Donation Organ Donation
Type Whole blood donation (blood collected)
Component donation (red blood cells and stem cells)
Bone, skin and fascia, ligaments, heart valves, blood vessels, amnion (inside the placenta), etc. Kidneys, liver, pancreas, heart, lungs, Langerhans islets, small intestine, eyes (cornea)
Time of Donation Life If not underweight (Women: Min. 45 kg
Men: Min. 50 kg)
  When living or when brain dead
Death   Within 15 hours after death (Different according to tissue type)  
Time of Transplant Transfusion during surgery, depending on other medication treatments Transplant by processing, preserving (Maximum 2 years) Immediately
Characteristics Whole blood collection possible once every 2 weeks Donation from one person benefits 100 Donation from one person benefits nine
Remarks Possible up to age 69 Ages 14~65 Only corneas possible for those aged 60 and over

Korean Red Cross Korea Organ Donor Program