On June 12, the video of Kang Daniel joining the ALS ice bucket challenge was unveiled on his group's official social media account.
In the video, Kang Daniel says, "Hello, this is Wanna One's Kang Daniel. I was chosen by EXO's CHANYEOL to join this meaning campaign that promotes the construction of the medical hospital for the ALS patients in Korea."He highlighted, "I'm very honored to give some support for the patients. Please support the campaign and pray with me for the patients!".
The video showed Kang Daniel dumping over a bucket of water and ice on his head to promote an awareness of the disease ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis).
On top of the video, the certificate of Kang Daniel making donations worth of 2 million won (approximately 2,000 dollars) to the ALS patients' organization, the Seungil Hope Foundation, was released as well.In response to Kang Daniel's humble and thoughtful way of joining the campaign, SEAN from hip-hop group JINUSEAN as well as the starter of the campaign, applauded Kang Daniel's participation in the activity.SEAN commented on his social media account, saying, "Wanna One's Kang Daniel has joined the ALS ice bucket challenge. He dumped over a bucket of water and ice, chose three more participants, and made donations worth of 2 million won."
SEAN highlighted, "His fans are also giving support for the organization, and the website of the Seungil Hope Foundation is completely frozen because so many people join the activity!".
He complimented Kang Daniel, saying, "Now I get why people are obsessed with Kang Daniel. I expect him to be an amazing singer and celebrity that positively influences people. Thank you so much."
Kang Daniel's active participation in the campaign has ignited more support from the public and shown the positive effect of a celebrity's incredible popularity.
안녕하세요. 워너원의 강다니엘입니다. EXO의 찬열 선배님의 지목을 받아 국내 최초 루게릭 요양병원 건립을 위한 취지의 2018 아이스버킷챌린지에 함께하게 되었습니다. 저도 조금이나마 도움이 될 수 있어서 더없이 기쁘고 감사한 마음입니다. 저의 참여가 환우분들, 가족분들에게 힘이 될 수 있는 응원이 되었으면 좋겠습니다. 많은 분들이 루게릭 환우분들을 위한 병원 건립이 완공될 때까지 저와 함께 응원하고 기도해주셨으면 좋겠습니다. 뜻깊은 일에 함께 할 수 있게 지목해주신 EXO의 찬열 선배님께 다시 한 번 감사의 말씀드리며, 제가 지목할 분들은 빅뱅의 승리선배님, 사무엘님, 배우 이이경님 입니다. 감사합니다. . #승일희망재단 #아이스버킷챌린지 #2018아이스버킷챌린지 #워너원 #WannaOne #강다니엘 #KangDaniel
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