They exceeded their goals of raising 3.6 Billion KRW ($3.1 million) and this is the highest amount of donations received from Gangnam's 25 administrative divisions since 2004.
The Gangnam district office also stated that a day care center collected donations of 1,000 KRW ($1) and 2,000 KRW ($2) and donated a total of 700,000 KRW ($605). Collections from local residents amounted to 33 million KRW ($28,000).
The donations didn't just come from regular citizens as idol groups were also revealed to have donated. Idol groups such as VIXX, Seventeen, and Cross Gene also donated 10 tons of rice to low-income families.