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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
CJ George kicks off 2012 Hyundai Hope On Wheels
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.
Zafar Brooks, Brianna Commerford and John Krafcik, Hyundai President and CEO are raising awareness for pediatric cancer through a cross country road trip.
Advocate Lutheran General Children's Hospital in Park Ridge Tuesday received a $100,000 grant from Hyundai Hope on Wheels to help fund its Children's Cancer Survivorship Program and Clinic and for children's cancer research.
Representatives of Augusta area Hyundai dealers, Hyundai Hope On Wheels and Georgia Health Sciences University were on hand Tuesday for the presentation of a check in the amount of $100,000.
Phoenix Children's Hospital has received a $100,000 grant from the Hope On Wheels program that will be used to support cancer research in clinical trials at the hospital.
The U.S. Congress has invited Hyundai Motor to an annual campaign to fight childhood cancer. Hyundai is the first private company to be invited to such an event by Congress.
Hyundai Motor Group's efforts to help combat children's cancer have been recognized by the U.S. Congress.