Hyundai's ‘Hope on Wheels' awards $400k grant to Children's Hospital

KUSA - Hyundai Hope on Wheels and Denver-area Hyundai dealers awarded Children’s Hospital Colorado with a $400,000 grant on Tuesday in honor of National Childhood Cancer Awareness month.

The grant will be used to expand the knowledge of pediatric cancer and improve the standards of care.

It was presented during a Handprint Ceremony at the Children’s Hospital in Aurora.

During the Handprint ceremony, young cancer patients from the Denver area left their hand print on a white 2016 Hyundai Tucson – to celebrate their fight against cancer.

“The field of pediatric cancer research is bustling with activity, pressing the envelope to create better treatments and cures for our kids,” said Steve Winesett, President and CEO of Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation, in a press release. “We’re so grateful that Hyundai Hope on Wheels sees the promise in Dr. Bernt and Dr. Green’s work. We believe these funds will help to create healthier futures for our young patients and that is a priceless gift.”

Throughout the month of September, Hyundai Hope on Wheels will award $7.5 million in research grants to hospitals across the United States. Children’s Hospital Colorado was one of 34 hospitals selected for a grant.

(© 2016 KUSA)


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