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Hyundai Hope On Wheels Awards $16 Million to Cancer Research

HYUNDAI HOPE ON WHEELS ANNOUNCES ITS 2019 CAMPAIGN FOR PEDIATRIC CANCER RESEARCH

The organization will award $16 million in new grants for pediatric cancer, surpassing $160 million in lifetime funding for research. Grant winners announced at the New York International Auto Show.

Hyundai Motor America, announced its twenty-first annual campaign in the fight against pediatric cancer.

The campaign theme for 2019 is “Minutes are Precious”. Every 36 minutes a child is diagnosed with pediatric cancer, affecting over 15,000 new cases for children and adolescents annually in the U.S. Every minute is precious, every second matters and every day we fight to find a cure for the disease. Click here to watch our campaign video.

The campaign kick off event at the 2019 New York Auto Show also featured performances from the Broadway Youth Ensemble and a performance from hip hop legend Doug E. Fresh.

HHOW remains one of the largest funders of pediatric cancer research and this year will reach $160 million in total lifetime funding towards finding a cure.

ABOUT HYUNDAI HOPE ON WHEELS Hyundai Hope On Wheels® is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is committed to finding a cure for childhood cancer. Launched in 1998, Hyundai Hope On Wheels provides grants to eligible institutions nationwide that are pursuing life-saving research and innovative treatments for the disease. HHOW is one of the largest non-profit funders of pediatric cancer research in the country, and primary funding for Hyundai Hope On Wheels comes from Hyundai Motor America and its more than 835 U.S. dealers. Since its inception, Hyundai Hope On Wheels has awarded more than $160 million towards childhood cancer research in pursuit of a cure.

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