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Hyundai Hope On Wheels Wraps Up A Successful 2016 “dc Days” In Celebration Of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month By Awarding $7.5 Million In New Pediatric Cancer Research Grant Awards To 34 Institutions

Hyundai Hope on Wheels Wraps Up A Successful 2016 “dc Days” in Celebration of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month By Awarding $7.5 Million in New Pediatric Cancer Research Grant Awards to 34 Institutions

The events, coined “DC Days,” were held in conjunction with the 2016 Hope On Wheels National September Tour. During the month of September – National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month – HHOW is traveling throughout the nation to present pediatric cancer research grants to children’s hospitals, as well as to celebrate brave children with cancer. In this month alone, HHOW will award an additional $7.5 million in Scholar Hope and Young Investigator Grants, surpassing $115 million in lifetime research funding to date. DC Days featured a Thought Leaders’ Summit, Celebration of Life Gala and National Press Conference, where many of the country’s leading pediatric oncologists, policymakers, Hyundai Motor America executives and HHOW board members were in attendance. Pediatric cancer survivors, including Hope On Wheels National Youth Ambassadors (NYA), 13-year-old Ryan Darby from Maryland and 13-year-old Hannah Adams from Florida, addressed participants and shared their moving stories about their first-hand experiences with cancer.
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Hyundai Hope on Wheels Awards $250,000 Research Grant to Physician at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in Honor of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Contact: Zafar Brooks Najma Roberts Hyundai Motor America APCO Worldwide Cell: (714) 334-1766 Cell: (202) 492-3474 zbrooks@hmausa.com nroberts@apcoworldwide.com HYUNDAI HOPE ON WHEELS AWARDS $250,000 RESEARCH GRANT TO PHYSICIAN AT THE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA IN HONOR OF NATIONAL CHILDHOOD CANCER…

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Hyundai Hope on Wheels Awards $400,000 Research Grant to Texas Children’s Hospital in Honor of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Contact: Zafar Brooks Najma Roberts Hyundai Motor America APCO Worldwide Cell: (714) 334-1766 Cell: (202) 492-3474 zbrooks@hmausa.com nroberts@apcoworldwide.com HYUNDAI HOPE ON WHEELS AWARDS $400,000 RESEARCH GRANT TO TEXAS CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL IN HONOR OF NATIONAL CHILDHOOD CANCER AWARENESS MONTH Throughout month…

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Hyundai Hope on Wheels Awards $50,000 Research Grant to Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center’s Division of Pediatric Oncology in Honor of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Contact: Zafar Brooks Najma Roberts Hyundai Motor America APCO Worldwide Cell: (714) 334-1766 Cell: (202) 492-3474 zbrooks@hmausa.com nroberts@apcoworldwide.com HYUNDAI HOPE ON WHEELS AWARDS $50,000 RESEARCH GRANT TO JOHNS HOPKINS KIMMEL CANCER CENTER’S DIVISION OF PEDIATRIC ONCOLOGY IN HONOR OF NATIONAL…

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Hyundai Hope on Wheels to Announce Winners of $7.5 Million in Pediatric Cancer Research Grant Awards During National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Washington, DC – September 20 On Friday, September 23, Hyundai Hope On Wheels® (HHOW) will announce the winners of its annual Hyundai Scholar and Young Investigator Awards. Thirty-four researchers will receive a combined $7.5 million to continue research and study for pediatric cancer research. This announcement builds upon HHOW’s major milestone of reaching $115 million in grants to pediatric cancer research since 1998. At the press conference, Hyundai Hope On Wheels will thank the many stakeholders that have made it possible for the organization to reach this first milestone in their fight to end childhood cancer. HHOW will also announce its plans to continue funding pediatric cancer research with a goal to award an additional $100 million to pediatric cancer research in the United States.
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