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Hyundai Hope On Wheels Hosts Press Conference To Announce Nationwide Grant Award Tour Recognizing Pediatric Research Institutions In Honor Of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Hyundai Hope On Wheels
Posted on: 12 Sep 17
Hyundai Hope On Wheels Hosts Press Conference To Announce Nationwide Grant Award Tour Recognizing Pediatric Research Institutions In Honor Of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Hyundai's nonprofit organization to contribute $8.5 million to pediatric cancer research in September, surpassing $130 million in total giving since 1998 'Every Handprint Tells A Story' campaign aimed at generating awareness and additional research funds for pediatric cancer

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WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2017

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Hope On Wheels®, a nonprofit organization supported by Hyundai Motor America and its more than 830 dealers launched its annual campaign in honor of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Throughout the month of September, Hope On Wheels will award 40 research grants to children's hospitals across the country, adding $8.5 million in critical funds to the field of pediatric cancer research. Since joining the fight against pediatric cancer in 1998, Hyundai has funded over 840 research projects totaling more than $130 million. 


Hope On Wheels Press Conference with Continental Breakfast


Thursday, September 14th, 2017 at 8:00 a.m.


Rayburn H.O.B., Room #2237

Who:  Zafar Brooks, Hope On Wheels Executive Director; along with Hyundai global and national corporate executives, Hope On Wheels Youth Ambassadors, Members of Congress

Why:  Every 36 minutes, a child is diagnosed with cancer. That is why Hope On Wheels is committed to funding research and raising awareness for childhood cancer. As part of this commitment, Hope On Wheels will present University of Florida with $150,000 in honor of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Media Contact:

Nicole Garner - Grow Now - 770-256-1800 -

Eugenia Johnson - Grow Now - 404-422-2173 - 

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Hyundai Hope On Wheels® is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is committed to finding a cure for childhood cancer. Launched in 1998, Hyundai Hope On Wheels provides grants to eligible institutions nationwide that are pursuing life-saving research and innovative treatments for the disease. HHOW is one of the largest non-profit funders of pediatric cancer research in the country, and primary funding for Hyundai Hope On Wheels comes from Hyundai Motor America and its more than 835 U.S. dealers. Since its inception, Hyundai Hope On Wheels has awarded more than $130 million towards childhood cancer research in pursuit of a cure.

Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif., is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced through 835 dealerships nationwide. All new Hyundai vehicles sold in the U.S. are covered by the Hyundai Assurance program, which includes a 5-year/60,000-mile fully-transferable new vehicle limited warranty, Hyundai's 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty and five years of complimentary Roadside Assistance.

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Last updated on: 12/09/2017

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