This is the third year she has taken care of stray animals at this particular shelter but she has worked for animal rights and cared for abandoned dogs for about a decade. Also, while filming the drama and playing the role of Oh Young, the blind heiress, she became acutely aware of the challenges faced by the visually impaired.
Song Hye Kyo also had a special Celine handbag named for her and arranged to have a part of the proceeds donated to a worthy cause. On another occasion, she gave her time to the Doosan construction group, to help them build an elementary school in China. As a model for the campaign, "The Future Lies with Children," she donated her modeling fees to the school's construction. The fees were estimated to be in the hundreds of millions of won. Song said, that since she received love and support from Chinese fans, this was her opportunity to "give something back."