Employees of HMC participated in the ‘Sharing Rice Cakes’ for the Lunar New Yearcampaign throughout the month of February, with the underprivileged members ofour local communities. The campaign involved delivering aid and gifts to over 1,000underprivileged households and 200 social organizations supporting seniors livingalone, disabled persons, and orphaned children. Over 300 million won was spent onpurchasing gift certificates (usable in traditional local markets) for the beneficiaries,thereby also boosting local economies. In conjunction with the Global Village LoveSharing Foundation, members of HMC also hosted cooking classes for multiculturalfamilies in Korea, taking them to local markets for grocery shopping and providing themwith lessons on how to cook traditional Korean food for traditional holidays. Sharingfood and playing various traditional games with these neighbors, members of HMCsought to ensure that no one in these communities would be left out in the holidayseason.