TOKYO, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck central Nepal on April 25, leaving a path of widespread destruction stretching from the capital of Kathmandu to regions beyond. LINE Corporation would like to extend its deepest sympathies and prayers to the victims of this disaster and their loved ones.
In order to provide financial aid to the victims, LINE has announced the worldwide release of a set of charity stickers, "Pray for Nepal." After service charges have been deducted, all of the proceeds earned from sales of these stickers will be donated to the Japanese Red Cross Society as financial support for relief efforts to the disaster area.
"Pray for Nepal" will go on sale from today to May 311 in the in-store Sticker Shop and LINE STORE (https://store.line.me) for USD 0.99 (JPY 120 or 50 LINE Coins). All revenue earned2 will be donated to the Japanese Red Cross Society's relief fund for the 2015 Nepal earthquake, which will go toward relief activities at the affected areas.
We would like to thank all users for their warm generosity and commitment to help.
Outline of Charity Stickers
Name: Pray for Nepal
Sale Price: USD 0.99 globally (JPY 120, 50 LINE Coins)
Sale Period: April 28 to May 31, 2015 (Tentative)
Sale Region: Global
Party Receiving Donations: Japanese Red Cross Society
Past Results of LINE Charity Stickers
Typhoon Haiyan Relief Stickers "Pray for the Philippines"
Sale Period: November 15 to December 31, 2013
Party Receiving Donations: Philippine Red Cross
Total Donation: JPY 58,773,190
Tohoku Earthquake and Rehabilitation Stickers "3.11 Children Stickers"
Sale Period: March 11 to September 10, 2014
Party Receiving Donations: Save the Children Japan
Total Donation: JPY 27,892,900 etc.
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1 The sale period is subject to change.
2 Minus service charges charged by app market operators (Apple and Google) and payment services.
SOURCE LINE Corporation