It was the first meeting between Mary and the families and it was a touching one. "Both families were so sweet and you could see in their faces, in their smiles, how appreciative they were to us and all of those involved in Furey," recalled Mary. We learned that the father of our Nohyeong family was recently approved for a surgery that will hopefully greatly improve his quality of life. Both father and son were very excited at the news and then even more excited (and relieved!) at Jeju Furey's donation that will help fund this surgery! Later in the week, Jeju Furey found out that the cost of the surgery would be around 4,000,000krw and that after the surgery a caretaker would be needed to aid in recovery; at a cost of 1,600,000krw. Thanks to the hard work of everyone who participates with Furey, almost all of the medical expenses for this surgery are covered. Such wonderful news!!!
On the way to the families' homes, Mr. Kang also expressed his gratitude and awe for Jeju Furey and the generosity we share with those in need on the island. So if you've ever wondered...yes, Furey's efforts are not only recognized, they are greatly appreciated.