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Hope on Wheels Newsletter April 2016 Edition


Hyundai Hope On Wheels 2016 Launch


2016 is Hyundai’s Quantum year in our commitment to end pediatric cancer. We have announced two new National Youth Ambassadors, a Celebrity Ambassador, four winners
of $1 million awards, and a  renewed commitment to achieving the Day Without Pediatric Cancer.


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 A Message from Our Chairman

Pediatric cancer is the leading cause of death by disease for children in the United States. Over the past 18 years, Hyundai Hope On Wheels has funded $115 million
in research and raised awareness for children suffering from cancer. 


2016 is our Quantum year for Hyundai’s commitment to pediatric cancer.  Our goal this year is to breakthrough with bold research, awareness and community engagement.
On March 24th on the sidelines of the New York International Auto Show, we launched our 2016 HHOW program.  We recognized child cancer survivors, families, doctors, nurses and supporters at an award ceremony entitled “A Day Without Pediatric Cancer.”  Aubrey
Peeples, film and TV actress known for her roles in Nashville and Jem and the Holograms, has been named this year’s HHOW Celebrity Ambassador of Hope and will co-host the event.


We Need Your Help

We have a big job ahead of us and we can’t do it alone. Please like us on Facebook and Twitter and help us raise awareness for pediatric cancer research.


On June 1st, Hope On Wheels will begin its annual national grants tour, to present grant checks during its unique Handprint Ceremony. This year’s vehicle of Hope
is a 2017 Hyundai Tucson.  Shortly, we will announce over 72 grant winners who will share in over $13 million in new research awards.


With your continued support, we will win this fight against pediatric cancer!


Best regards,


Scott Stark


Hyundai Hope On Wheels                        



Meet Hannah and Ryan

Hannah Adams (Middleburg,FL) and Ryan Darby (Bethesda, MD) are our twelve-year-old National Youth Ambassadors for 2016-2017. Both have battled pediatric cancer and have inspiring stories to hare.


They will spend the next two years travelling the country with Hyundai Hope On Wheels to raise awareness for pediatric cancer.




Celebrity Ambassador: Aubrey Peeples

We are pleased to have Aubrey Peeples of ABC’s Nashville as our 2016 Celebrity Ambassador of Hope. Aubrey and her guitarist, Michael Ricks, joined us for our launch at the New York International Auto Show. To watch videos of her performance and the event, please
visit our New York Launch page by clicking below.




Announcing Our Quantum Doctors

Hyundai Hope On Wheels is proud to announce our first Quantum Award winning doctors. These four scientists were awarded $1 million each for research in high-risk pediatric cancers.

Here to Watch the Doctors’ Videos



A Day Without Pediatric Cancer

Can you imagine what a day without pediatric cancer would be like for yourself, a child, a parent? It would be a great day, indeed, and that’s why Hyundai Hope On Wheels has chosen this for the 2016 campaign.

Click Here to Watch the Launch Video


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