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Hyundai Hope on Wheels Awards Hopkins $60,000 to Support Childhood Cancers

What:  
Baltimore-Area Hyundai Dealers and Hyundai Hope on Wheels are pleased to award The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins with a Hyundai Scholar Grant in the amount of $60,000 for pediatric cancer research. Baltimore-area children affected by cancer will place their handprints in colorful paint on a 2011 Hyundai Santa Fe – the official vehicle of the Hope on Wheels tour – to commemorate their brave battles with cancer during a handprint ceremony at The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins on June 29.

Who:  
Baltimore-Area Hyundai Dealers and Hyundai Hope on Wheels will award to Dr. Heather Symons with a Hyundai Scholar Grant in the amount of $60,000 to help fund her research on bringing novel immunotherapies to patients with high risk hematologic and solid tumor malignancies.

Why:  
Hyundai Hope on Wheels is the united effort of Hyundai Motor America and its more than 800 dealers across the U.S. to raise awareness about childhood cancer and to celebrate the lives of children battling the disease.  Hyundai Hope on Wheels is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. 

When:   
Wednesday, June 29 at 10:00 AM

Where:  
The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins
The Bunting Blaustein Cancer Research Building
1650 Orleans Street
Baltimore, MD 21231

HYUNDAI HOPE ON WHEELS
Hyundai Hope on Wheels® is the united effort of Hyundai Motor America and its more than 800 dealers across the U.S. to raise awareness about childhood cancer and to celebrate the lives of children battling the disease.  Since the program’s inception in 1998, Hyundai has pledged $42 million for childhood cancer research.  Hyundai Hope on Wheels is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. 

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