Hope On Wheels Run/Walk Series to Travel to Three U.S. Cities Donating Funds to Local Hospitals; Irvine 5K to Kick Off Series to Benefit CHOC Children's Hospital
Event to Raise Funds and Awareness for Pediatric Healthcare
CHICAGO – July 31, 2012 – Hyundai Hope On Wheels®, a non-profit focused on raising awareness and funds to support childhood cancer research, has joined as the charity partner of the 16th Annual Chicago Half Marathon 5K which will take place on Sunday, September 9, 2012. Runners on The Hyundai Hope On Wheels 5K team will raise funds for the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago (formerly Children's Memorial Hospital). Participants who register for the 5K at www.HyundaiRun4Hope.org will be contributing directly to the fight against pediatric cancer, the leading cause of death by disease for children in the U.S.
Ten Hospitals to Receive $10,000 Hyundai Hot Spot Awards to Provide Teens With More Activity Options
South Florida Native C.J. George will Join Hyundai Hope On Wheels to Help Bring Awareness to Pediatric Cancer and to Give Hope to Children Battling the Disease Nationwide
Handprint Ceremony at the New York International Auto Show Marks Launch of Hyundai's 14th Year in the Fight Against Pediatric Cancer and Introduces New National Youth Ambassador C.J. George
Oahu, Hawaii – January 5, 2012 – Hyundai Hope on Wheels and Oahu-area Hyundai dealers will today award Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women & Children of Honolulu a Hyundai Scholar Grant in the amount of $50,000. The funds will support the work of Dr. Randy Wada, Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist & Medical Director, Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Program, Kapi’olani Medical Center for Women & Children, which combines clinically validated programs to improve health behaviors in both the physical activity and nutrition of adolescent and young adult survivors of childhood cancer. The data for these programs is also integrated into the Hawai‘i Pacific Health electronic medical information system to reduce obesity and its associated risks in the population.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – September 6, 2011 – Hyundai Hope on Wheels and Los Angeles area Hyundai dealers will today award Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles each with a $100,000 Hope Grant to fund childhood cancer research. Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles are two of the 71 recipients of Hyundai Hope on Wheels’ 2011 Hope Grant program, where $7.1 million will be awarded to support research and programs in honor of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.
Tucson FCEV driving coast to coast to demonstrate Hyundai environmental leadership and commitment to the most advanced green-friendly automotive technology
SAN FRANCISCO, OAKLAND and PALO ALTO, Calif. – September 1, 2011 – Hyundai Hope on Wheels and San Francisco Bay Area dealers this week will award Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital each with a $100,000 Hope Grant to support research and programs that benefit children battling cancer. The hospitals are three of the 71 recipients of Hyundai Hope on Wheels’ 2011 Hope Grant program, where $7.1 million will be awarded to support research and programs in honor of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.