HYUNDAI DONATES $2.1 MILLION TO CHILDHOOD CANCER RESEARCH WITH 2010 HOPE ON WHEELS TOUR

Posted on 01. Apr, 2010 by in Hyundai Canada

Hyundai Motor America and a dealers will launch a 2010 Hyundai Hope on Wheels debate currently during Hyundais press discussion during a New York International Auto Show. With newly-named Hope on Wheels National Youth Ambassador Brianna Commerford, 12, station by, Hyundai CEO John Krafcik will announce a 2010 tour, that will revisit some-more than 40 childrens hospitals opposite a country. This years debate will benefaction $2.1 million to support childhood cancer research.

Hope on Wheels National Youth Ambassador Brianna battled Stage IV Hodgkins Lymphoma when she was only 10 years old. Now healthy and in remission, Brianna wants to share her story to widespread recognition and assistance move wish to other children confronting cancer. Brianna will offer a two-year tenure as a Hope on Wheels National Youth Ambassador.

At Hyundai, we trust in doing what others competence consider is impossible, pronounced John Krafcik, President and CEO of Hyundai Motor America. With a thespian boost in presence rates that weve seen over a past several decades, we trust that a heal for pediatric cancer is now within reach. Hyundai is focusing a bulk of a munificent efforts on appropriation childhood cancer investigate by Hope on Wheels so that one day no child will ever have to face cancer.

The initial central sanatorium concession eventuality of a year will take place after currently as Hope on Wheels donates $125,000 to a Hope Heroes module during NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Childrens Hospital. This year, Dr. Jennifer Levine and Dr. Julia Glade Bender have been comparison to accept a donation, that will support their research. Children receiving diagnosis during a sanatorium and their families will join Brianna and New York area Hyundai dealers for a special Handprint Ceremony during a Hyundai booth. The children will place their handprints in colorful paint on a 2010 Hyundai Santa Fe, a central car of a Hope on Wheels Tour, to commemorate their dauntless battles with childhood cancer.

Since 2004, Hyundai has been a dedicated donor to a children’s cancer investigate module during a Herbert Irving Child and Adolescent Oncology Center, pronounced Dr. Michael Weiner, director, Herbert Irving Child and Adolescent Oncology Center during NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Childrens Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. We are unapproachable to be a target of Hyundai’s munificence and ongoing support for children with cancer.

Later this month, U.S. Hyundai dealers will accumulate during a companys production plant in Montgomery, Alabama for their annual inhabitant play meeting. The association and dealers together will benefaction a rite check for this years $2.1 million concession to Brianna on interest of all a children helped by childhood cancer research. The second sanatorium concession of a 2010 debate will be done to a Children’s Hospital of Alabama in a volume of $40,000.

On interest of Hyundai dealers opposite a country, Hope on Wheels is respected to continue a support for childhood cancer investigate in 2010 and commend a dauntless children who are battling this disease, pronounced Oscar Leeser, President of a Hyundai Hope on Wheels Foundation and play owners of Hyundai of El Paso in El Paso, Texas. We are unapproachable to be means to endowment investigate grants to a Hyundai Scholars they are a pediatric oncologists whose invariable loyalty to investigate helps to caring for children confronting cancer and gives them wish for a healthy future.

This year Hyundai Hope on Wheels outlines a 12th year of joining to ancillary childhood cancer investigate efforts. Hyundai and a dealers have donated some-more than $14 million to childrens hospitals national and collected hundreds of handprints from children fighting childhood cancer. Every time a new Hyundai car is sole in a U.S., $5 is donated to Hope on Wheels. More information and a finish list of 2010 Hyundai Hope on Wheels debate stops is accessible during www.hyundaihopeonwheels.org.

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