HYUNDAI HOPE ON WHEELS TO SURPASS $100 MILLION IN RESEARCH FUNDING DURING ITS 17TH YEAR OF FIGHTING PEDIATRIC CANCER

Posted on 10. Apr, 2015 by in Hyundai Canada

NEW YORK – April 2, 2015Hyundai Motor America and a U.S. dealers continue their prolonged station quarrel opposite pediatric cancer, by announcing their latest concession to pediatric cancer research, with their nonprofit organization, Hyundai Hope On Wheels®. This year, a module surpasses a $100 million miracle in lifetime appropriation to pediatric cancer research. To symbol a occasion, a Hope On Wheels handprint rite and extend awards display will be held at a Jacob Javits Center in New York City, on Thursday, Apr 2nd at 6:30 p.m. Hyundai is also in city for the New York International Auto Show. 

At a launch event, sixty-eight (68) grants will be presented to pediatric cancer investigate recipients. These children’s hospitals extend winners will accept a total $11 million in grants. Winners were comparison from a national focus process. Each winning establishment will be visited after this year, to control a handprint ceremony. The 2015 Hope On Wheels grants are in a following categories:

  1. Hyundai Scholar Award, a $250,000 extend to support translational impact research
  2. The Young Investigator Research Award, a $150,000 extend to support innovative research
  3. The Impact Award, a $50,000 extend to support programmatic activities during children’s hospitals

Hyundai President and CEO, Dave Zuchowski said, “For a past 17 years, Hope On Wheels has saved investigate targeted during some of a many earnest pediatric cancer initiatives in a medical community. These investigate awards play a critical purpose in building new studies and providing a improved bargain of these diseases. Our idea is survivability – to precedence this investigate so that one day, we can arrive during a time when no family has to ever face a awaiting of losing a child to pediatric cancer again. This is a means that a association and a play partners are really ardent about.” Mr. Zuchowski, a first house member of Hyundai Hope On Wheels, will also take his summary of wish and integrity to several media outlets during his revisit to New York. “I can consider of no larger job than to yield improved futures for a children. Kids fighting pediatric cancer, their desired ones, and their caregivers can count on Hyundai and a US dealers to do all in a energy to assistance finish this dreaded disease,” he concluded.

The Hyundai billboard in Times Square (located during a dilemma of 47th between 7th entrance and Broadway) will atmosphere a special summary via a Easter weekend holiday to foster a significance of open recognition for pediatric cancer. Hyundai Hope on Wheels will also atmosphere messages about pediatric cancer and a significance in all New York City cab cabs.

2015 Celebrity Ambassadors of Hope

Each year, Hope On Wheels invites one or some-more people to join a means as an titular Ambassador of Hope. This year, Hope On Wheels is unapproachable to acquire a Emmy-winning journalist, singer and TV personality, Ms. Rocsi Diaz, and internationally acclaimed two-time Grammy Award-winning RB recording artist, Ms. Melanie Fiona, both as 2015 Hope On Wheels Ambassadors of Hope. Ms. Diaz and Ms. Fiona will attend in launch activities while in New York. 

Hope On Wheels will horde a Mamarazzi blogger luncheon eventuality with luminary Sirius XM Radio stars, TheMoms, Denise Albert and Melissa Gerstein, on Thursday, Apr 2nd in New York. The eventuality is for moms influenced by pediatric cancer. TheMoms – Hope On Wheels eventuality entitled “Mamarazzi,” moderated by Denise and Melissa, will be hosted by Ms. Rocsi Diaz. At a event, a row of doctors, mothers of child cancer survivors, and others will plead a significance of recognition and a impact of a illness on families.

2015 Hope On Wheels National Program: “Just One Wish”

Building on the success of final year’s nationally famous effort, Hyundai Hope On Wheels will continue with a “Just One Wish” amicable media debate as a partial of a 2015 program. The thesis is designed to communicate a organization’s idea to finish childhood cancer. Children can't quarrel cancer alone, and a “Just One Wish,” module will prominence a wishes of any child, parent, doctor, and desired one whose usually wish is to find a cure. 

Visitors to Hope On Wheels’ amicable media channels will find a array of online videos profiling child cancer survivors and their parents, quite mothers. These are stories aplomb and wish in a tour to cure. The investigate projects of a 2015 grants winners will also be enclosed on a website. This year, we will also embody an interactive component on a website, where relatives can post a print of their child to share their stories of bravery and hope. Each week a submitted family story will be comparison and common on a Hope On Wheels website and amicable media channels. You can join a effort, on a website underneath a territory “we win together” or by posting a print on amicable media @HopeOnWheels, regulating hashtags #EndChildhoodCancer and #HopeOnWheels.

2015 Hope On Wheels Board Chairman

The newly inaugurated authority of Hyundai Hope On Wheels is Mr. Scott Stark. Stark, an Austin, Texas Hyundai dealer, has been on a house of Hope On Wheels given 2012. As a father, grandfather and believer of pediatric cancer research, Stark says, “There is no aloft job than to make certain a children have a best destiny we can give them. we am respected to have been inaugurated a 2015 authority for Hyundai Hope On Wheels. The Hyundai dealers of America are unapproachable to join a association in such an critical cause.” Stark concluded, “We know we are not prepared to emanate a dwindle of feat in a quarrel opposite pediatric cancer. While an 80 percent heal rate is to be commended, even one some-more day, one some-more child, one some-more family to humour a ravages of pediatric cancer, is only one too many. We won’t stop until we find a cure.”

2015 Hope On Wheels National Tour

Every year, approximately 15,000 children are diagnosed with cancer, creation cancer a heading means of genocide by illness for children in a U.S. This year Hope On Wheels will transport a republic in a Hyundai Santa Fe SUV – a central wish vehicle, to a particular children’s sanatorium extend winners. At any event, a signature handprint rite is held, in that pediatric cancer survivors drop their hands in paint and place their handprints on a wish vehicle. In September, National Pediatric Cancer Awareness month, a winners of a Quantum Research endowment will be announced.

For some-more information about Hyundai Hope On Wheels and to perspective a list of a 2015 Hope On Wheels extend winners, greatfully revisit www.hyundaihopeonwheels.org/research. You can also follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram during Facebook.com/HyundaiHopeOnWheels , Twitter.com/HopeOnWheels or Instagram.com/HyundaiHopeOnWheels

HYUNDAI HOPE ON WHEELS

Hyundai Hope On Wheels® is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit 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. Primary appropriation for Hyundai Hope On Wheels comes from Hyundai Motor America and a some-more than 820 U.S. dealers. Hyundai Hope On Wheels has awarded some-more than $100 million towards childhood cancer investigate in office of a cure.

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