▲ Teenager volunteers from The Jeju Weekly are collecting the garbage on the beach. Photo by Kim Jinmi
On 26 March- The Competition of Beach Volleyball was held in Hamduk Seoubong beach, which has been hosted by Jeju Furey Foundation. I joined to the special occasion as a volunteer. Although the weather was windy, around 200 people participated in this event.
The founder of Jeju Furey Foundation is Daniel Nabben who is a friend of Furey`s. Furey passed away because of encephalomeningitis 4years ago.
Since that day, this charity sports event was designed by Daniel Nabben for raising college tuition of Furey`s children. After Furey`s family left for Canada, this ceremony has been consistently held to help the neighbor in need who live in Jeju.
Also, Daniel Nabben and Troy MacLellan beak the news to listeners on pleasant episodes and an incomparable beauty of Korea throughout the radio program , Travel Bug, in Arirang radio.
Tarryn has participated in this event, originally from South Africa and currently works as a native-speaking English teacher at primary schools of Halim and Baekrok. She said that " I`m extremely happy to join together and this charity event is strongly meaningful! "
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