|Title||Sogang Secondhand Market, Held for 15 Years in a Row for Outreach|
Sogang Secondhand Market, Held for 15 Years in a Row for Outreach
Sogang Secondhand Market, one of the beautiful stores in the university, marked its 15th year since its launch in 2004. Sogang Secondhand Market continues its activity fueled by affection for others, by selling the donated goods from Sogang people, including professors, volunteers, alumni, parents, and companies run by alumni, at low prices and donating the profit for the Sogang development fund.
▲ Variety of goods sold at Sogang Secondhand Market ①
▲ Variety of goods sold at Sogang Secondhand Market ②
▲ Variety of goods sold at Sogang Secondhand Market ③
▲ Visitor to Sogang Secondhand Market looking at displayed goods
This year, Sogang Secondhand Market was operated by 15 alumni, parents, local residents and other volunteers, from noon on May 2, Wednesday, to 6PM on May 3, Thursday, on the 4th floor of Jeong Hasang Hall. President Park Jong Gou visited the market at 1:30PM on May 2, Wednesday, the opening day of this year’s market, to encourage the volunteers and gave the incentive.
▲ Lee Mun-im, volunteer for Sogang Secondhand Market
On the other hand, volunteer Lee Mun-im, a parent of an alumnus, said that “I hope more and more Sogang people will participate in this meaningful event in which people can find useful goods that donor does not use any more.” she further added that “in particular, Sogang Secondhand Market will become a venue in which many young students visit, as the market is led by the middle aged people currently.”