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Improving the Lives of Korean Orphans Through Outreach and Education

Holidays, Camps & Activities

Just how we look forward to certain holidays and special celebrations in our own lives, the children look forward to special programs hosted by KKOOM, whether they are a camping trip, arts/crafts camp, or a holiday party. Every year, we host two Christmas parties for approximately 130 children at Samsungwon Orphanage and Emmanuel Children’s Home.


December 23rd, 2017

12 Days of KKOOM – #12) Christmas parties wrap-up

On December 16th and 23rd, we hosted Christmas parties at two orphanages in Gumi and Gimcheon, South Korea. It’s an annual tradition for the children and they look […]


December 22nd, 2017

12 Days of KKOOM – #11) Enjoying summer vacation

Every year, the children at Samsungwon Orphanage in Gumi, South Korea, look forward to an annual summer trip during their school break. It is a 2-3 day trip […]


December 21st, 2017

12 Days of KKOOM #10) Coming full circle

It’s been an honor and privilege to lead KKOOM for over 10 years. As its co-founder and president, it’s not surprise that, for the past decade, KKOOM’s story […]


December 20th, 2017

12 Days of KKOOM #9) Reflections from volunteer Liat Shapiro

Liat Shapiro is a dedicated volunteer for KKOOM whom we had the chance to meet over the summer during our Board Retreat in Boston. We asked her to […]


December 19th, 2017

12 Days of KKOOM #8) Supporting 4 College Students

This year, we had the pleasure of providing scholarships to four young adults during their spring and fall semester in college. KKOOM has two scholarship programs for preschool […]