HYUNDAI HOPE ON WHEELS AWARDS 34 PEDIATRIC CANCER RESEARCH GRANTS DURING THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER

Posted on 01. Dec, 2016 by in Hyundai Canada

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In a 18th year, HHOW will endowment an additional $7.5 million in Scholar Hope and Young Investigator Grants, heading $115 million in lifetime investigate appropriation to date

Organization continues open recognition campaign: “Every Handprint Tells A Story” highlighting a singular stories, hopes, dreams and desires of a dauntless kids and families battling childhood cancer

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. – Sep 1, 2016 – In a 18th year of fasten a quarrel opposite childhood cancer, Hyundai Motor America and a nonprofit organization, Hyundai Hope On Wheels® announced that it will endowment $7.5 million in new pediatric cancer investigate grants to 34 hospitals opposite a U.S. during September, National Childhood Cancer Awareness month. Hope On Wheels’ Sep debate will respect a dauntless children and families fighting a disease. Since 1998, Hyundai Hope On Wheels has awarded over $115 million in appropriation to childhood cancer research. Each year, some 15,000 children are diagnosed with cancer, creation a illness a heading means of genocide by illness for children in a U.S.

“Children are changed and merit any event to grasp their full potential. For distant too many, they are forced to quarrel pediatric cancer during a time when they only wish to grow, play and learn,” pronounced Dave Zuchowski, President and CEO, Hyundai Motor America. “I am unapproachable to lead a association and a dealers, who are so committed to a means of finale childhood cancer. Through research, currently 80% of kids with cancer can be cured. Our idea is to keep fighting until no child ever again hears a words, ‘you have cancer’.”

2016 National Call to Action: Give Hope a Hand
The thesis for a 4th uninterrupted year is “Every Handprint Tells a Story.” This thesis reflects that there are many hands concerned in a conflict opposite pediatric cancer – patients, researchers, doctors, parents, friends, communities – and any of these handprints tell a story. HHOW is enlivening a open to get concerned with a quarrel in a rarely personal approach – by visiting a website or fasten us on Facebook to share stories of hope. The new campaign, ‘Give Hope a Hand’, allows supporters to Learn, Share, Do, and Give, as a approach to supplement their hands to assistance quarrel opposite childhood cancer with HHOW. Whether it’s pity a video of a dauntless child’s tour with a disease, or posting a practical handwritten minute of wish to a child battling with a disease, or donating to lifesaving research, ‘Give Hope a Hand’ serves as a height to build a clever village of supporters for a cause. We are all in this together, and with many hands, we are stronger.

2016 Hope On Wheels National Sep Tour
During a month of Sep – National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, HHOW is roving via a republic to benefaction pediatric cancer investigate grants to children’s hospitals, as good as to applaud dauntless children with cancer. We will control extend ceremonies during winning institutions for 34 apart doctor-researchers. The grants are $250,000 (Hyundai Hope Scholar Grant) or $150,000 (Hyundai Young Investigator Grant), for a total $7.5 million in a month of Sep alone.

This is in further to some-more than $5 million in pediatric cancer investigate grants awarded by HHOW progressing this year. The highly-competitive extend programs are open to all Children’s Oncology Group member institutions intent in pediatric cancer investigate in a U.S. Grant winners are comparison by a systematic examination panel. 

Hyundai Hope On Wheels Visits Washington D.C.
The HHOW Sep debate also includes “DC Days,” a array of events in Washington, D.C. to respect a children, families and medical researchers on a front lines battling pediatric cancer. Many of a country’s heading pediatric oncologists, process makers, members of Congress, Hyundai executives, Hope On Wheels house members and childhood cancer survivors will also attend in a array of events. The events embody a Thought Leaders’ Summit; Celebration of Life Gala; and National Press Conference. Local DC area pediatric cancer survivors, including Hope On Wheels National Youth Ambassadors, 13-year-old Ryan Darby from Maryland and 13-year-old Hannah Adams from Florida, will residence participants and share their relocating stories about their initial palm practice with cancer.

Thought Leaders’ Summit, Washington, DC
At a forefront of a quarrel opposite a illness are a doctors and researchers who work tirelessly to learn new cures and treatments for childhood cancer. The third annual Hope On Wheels Thought Leaders’ Summit will be hold on Thursday, Sep 22nd. This conference provides an locus for a country’s tip pediatric oncologists and this year’s HHOW Grant recipients, to try and plead a swell done in childhood cancer investigate and sell ideas and new thinking.

Hyundai Owners Join a Fight opposite Pediatric Cancer with any Vehicle Purchased

Hyundai owners are an critical partial of a quarrel opposite pediatric cancer. With a squeeze of any new Hyundai, a concession is done to pediatric cancer research.

Scott Stark, dealer-owner, South Pointe Hyundai, Austin, TX and Chairman Hyundai Hope On Wheels said, “On interest of all Hyundai dealers, we are committed to giving behind to a communities. We are intensely unapproachable of a work we do in a quarrel opposite pediatric cancer. We do this work any day and with any car sold. Our business are gratified to know that a squeeze of their possess travel needs extends to assistance a child who is fighting cancer. We are committed to this fight, and will work for as prolonged as it takes to find a heal for pediatric cancer.”

To learn some-more about Hyundai Hope On Wheels, greatfully visit www.HyundaiHopeOnWheels.org or follow us on amicable media at www.facebook.com/HyundaiHopeOnWheelswww.twitter.com/hopeonwheels, and www.youtube.com/hopeonwheels.

ABOUT HYUNDAI HOPE ON WHEELS
Hyundai Hope On Wheels® is a 501(c)(3) non-profit classification that is committed to anticipating a heal for childhood cancer. Launched in 1998, Hyundai Hope On Wheels provides grants to authorised institutions national that are posterior life-saving investigate and innovative treatments for a disease. HHOW is one of a largest non-profit funders of pediatric cancer investigate in a country, and primary appropriation for Hyundai Hope On Wheels comes from Hyundai Motor America and a some-more than 830 U.S. dealers. Since a inception, Hyundai Hope On Wheels has awarded some-more than $115 million towards childhood cancer investigate in office of a cure.

Hyundai Scholar Grant

 

Institution

City

State

 

1

The University of Alabama during Birmingham

Birmingham

AL

 $ 250,000

2

Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation

Aurora

CO

 $ 250,000

3

Georgetown University

Washington

DC

 $ 250,000

4

Georgia Regent Research Institute, Inc.

Augusta

GA

 $ 250,000

5

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Inc.

Atlanta

GA

 $ 250,000

6

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Boston

MA

 $ 250,000

7

Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston

MA

 $ 250,000

8

University of Massachusetts Medical School

Worcester

MA

 $ 250,000

9

The Regents of a University of Michigan

Ann Arbor

MI

 $ 250,000

10

University of North Carolina during Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill

NC

 $ 250,000

11

Duke University Medical Center

Durham

NC

 $ 250,000

12

New York University School of Medicine

New York

NY

 $ 250,000

13

Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research

New York

NY

 $ 250,000

14

The Research Institute during Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Columbus

OH

 $ 250,000

15

The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine

Hershey

PA

 $ 250,000

16

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Philadelphia

PA

 $ 250,000

17

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation

Pittsburg

PA

 $ 250,000

18

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Nashville

TN

 $ 250,000

19

Texas Children’s Hospital

Houston

TX

 $ 250,000

20

Univ of Texas Health Science Center during San Antonio

San Antonio

TX

 $ 250,000

21

University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Houston

TX

 $ 250,000

22

Intermountain Healthcare Foundation

Salt Lake

UT

 $ 250,000

23

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Seattle

WA

 $ 250,000

24

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Madison

WI

 $ 250,000


Hyundai Young Investigator Grant


Hyundai Impact Award

 

Institution

City

State

Amount

1

Arkansas Children’s Hospital

Little Rock

AR

 $ 50,000

2

Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Phoenix

AZ

 $ 50,000

3

CHOC Children’s

Orange

CA

 $ 50,000

4

Yale University

New Haven

CT

 $ 50,000

5

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

Hartford

CT

 $ 50,000

6

Saint Joseph Children’s Hospital of Tampa

Tampa

FL

 $ 50,000

7

Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children

Orlando

FL

 $ 50,000

8

Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital

Hollywood

FL

 $ 50,000

9

Kapi’olani Medical Center (awarded during Maui 5k)

Honolulu

HI

 $ 50,000

10

St. Luke’s Mountain State Tumor Institute

Boise

ID

 $ 50,000

11

Ann Robert H Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Chicago

IL

 $ 50,000

12

Advocate Children’s Hospital

Oak Lawn

IL

 $ 50,000

13

Children’s Hospital New Orleans

New Orleans

LA

 $ 50,000

14

Johns Hopkins

Baltimore

MD

 $ 50,000

15

Children’s Hospitals Clinics of Minnesota-Minneapolis

Minneapolis

MN

 $ 50,000

16

Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Buffalo

NY

 $ 50,000

17

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

New York

NY

 $ 50,000

18

Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Cleveland

OH

 $ 50,000

19

The Vannie E. Cook Jr. Children’s Cancer

McAllen

TX

 $ 50,000

20

Dell Children’s Hospital

Austin

TX

 $ 50,000

21

Inova Fairfax

Alexandria

VA

 $ 50,000


Hyundai Quantum Award

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