Meet B.A.P’s Helping Hands: they’ve inspired a global community that gives back
B.A.P’s Helping Hands is a group of individuals all across the globe who have a shared mission of promoting philanthropy in their communities. Created to honor their inspiration, Korean pop group B.A.P, members of Helping Hands give back to nonprofits worldwide in the spirit of the pop group’s leader who is a dedicated humanitarian himself. As a group, they support fans around the world who are engaged in a range of charity projects—and they also know a thing or two about fundraising! Just recently, they completed their campaign goal of funding a full PoP school build in Ghana, all thanks to their generous supporters across the globe. Now, they’re continuing on toward fundraising for a second school build.
To get their campaign message out, B.A.P’s Helping Hands turned to social media because it offered an easy way to engage with their fellow B.A.P supporters who live all around the world. For fundraising, fans with artistic talents began to sell their artwork online — other supporters sold merchandise and held raffles. As fans got involved and amplified the message within their own communities, the campaign quickly grew in size. Over 20 affiliates in several countries worldwide joined in and held their own fundraising events!
Helping Hands chose Pencils of Promise as one of their main nonprofits to support, mainly because of their shared interest in helping build schools for students in need.
“After doing research, we found comfort in PoP because of how involved the organization is from the beginning to the end of building a school.”
Members of Helping Hands shared that their favorite part about campaigning was seeing the unity between B.A.P fans and other people around the world, who were engaged in the mission of building a school for children. This inspiring group accomplished one of the amazing aspects of fundraising: bringing people together around a common goal! We’re so grateful that they’ve joined our PoP Family and are helping grow our community through their dedicated campaigning efforts.
Our PoP family is always growing. We’d love for you to join us.
Visit B.A.P’s Helping Hand’s campaign page for their second school build: https://fundraise.pencilsofpromise.org/fundraise?fcid=868549