Sponsor Stories


I happened to hear about the suffering of tuberculosis patients in North Korea and the efforts of the Eugene Bell Foundation as I was attending church. Among the images and video of patients and life-saving programs that I saw that day, there was one scene that I could never forget.

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My company produces components for heavy electrical machinery made by South Korean company LSIS and relays product by Hyundai Heavy Industries.  We have a good business but it consumes much of my time.

I try to be a devout Christian, and it just so happened that one day when I was... Read More ►

Many years ago, I became very close to Stephen and John Linton, the 4th generation descendants of the missionary EugeneBell (1868-1925), who came to Jeolla Province in 1895. Just like their mother, Lois Linton, the Linton brothers have inherited their family’s love for the Korean people.

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We had a chance to speak with the parents of Eddie Pasternak, a 1st grade student at Seoul Foreign School, who decided to dedicate his birthday party to patients at EugeneBell’s Dongdaewon Tuberculosis Treatment Center. Eddie’s parents, Susan and Ed, had this to say about their son’s heartwarming generosity:

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“Hoping for Continued Support to Patients in North Korea”

My name is Hyejin Kim. I served as office coordinator in the Eugene Bell Foundation’s US office in the late 2000s and with the publicity team in the Korea office for a total of six years. As a mother of two children... Read More ►

“Giving in the Name of Our Lord”

My name is Jiyoung Jeon. I have supported the work of the Eugene Bell Foundation for seven years. I am so grateful for this opportunity to share my experience with EugeneBell.

In the spring of 2007, I learned about EugeneBell through a presentation Dr. Linton... Read More ►

Sponsoring a Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis Patient in North Korea

When I visited the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) with the Eugene Bell Foundation this spring (2015) I witnessed first-hand the ‘trust-system’ the Foundation has established and what has been accomplished so far.

EugeneBell has succeeded in building a transparent and effective... Read More ►

“Don’t lose hope. Continue to make an effort to be cured.”

Q1. Father, can you please introduce yourself?

My name is Gerard Edward Hammond. I was born in West Philadelphia and ordained a Maryknoll priest in June 1960. In August 1960, I arrived in Korea after a trip of 3 weeks on... Read More ►