Hyundai Hope on Wheels Crosses $200M in Funding to Pediatric Cancer Research
Hyundai Hope On Wheels (HHOW), a nonprofit supported by Hyundai Motor America and its more than 820 U.S. dealers, announced its plans to award $15 million in research grants this year. This brings the organization’s total donation to $200 million since 1998. This year also marks the return of Hyundai Hope On Wheels to the New York International Auto Show.
“Child cancer continues to be the leading cause of disease-related death among children in the US, fueling our commitment to spread hope and end childhood cancer,” said Kevin Reilly, Hyundai Hope On Wheels Vice Chairman of the Board and Chairman of Alexandria hyundai. “Hyundai Hope on Wheels is truly honored to have reached this milestone and remains unwaveringly committed to finding a cure for the disease.”
Since its launch in 1998, Hyundai Hope On Wheels has awarded more than 1,000 research grants to improve outcomes and treatments for children with cancer. This year marks the 24th consecutive year in the fight against childhood cancer, making it one of the longest-running corporate social responsibility efforts in the automotive industry.