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Hyundai Hope On Wheels Expands Its Support For COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing To 11 Children's Hospitals With $2.2 Million

Hyundai Hope On Wheels Expands Its Support For COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing To 11 Children's Hospitals With $2.2 Million

Each center to receive $200,000 grant to support COVID-19 coronavirus testing

PR Newswire

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Hyundai Hope On Wheels® (HHOW) and Hyundai Motor America announce expanding COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Centers to 11 children's hospitals throughout the U.S. and grants totaling $2.2 million. The COVID-19 pandemic has created a particular threat to children with cancer, many who have compromised immune systems. The COVID-19 drive-thru testing centers provide a safe and efficient way for children who present risk factors to receive the care they need.

Hospitals receiving Hyundai COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing grants are:

  1. The Hyundai Cancer Institute at CHOC Children's, Orange, CA
  2. UH Rainbow Babies and Children's, Cleveland, OH
  3. Children's National Hospital, Washington, D.C.
  4. Dana Farber/ Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA
  5. Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA
  6. Columbia Medical Center, New York, NY
  7. St. Joseph's Children's Hospital, Tampa, FL
  8. Children's Hospital of Colorado, Aurora, CO
  9. Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
  10. Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX
  11. University of Alabama Children's, Birmingham, AL

"The Hyundai COVID-19 Drive-thru testing grants are designed to get urgent financial support to institutions on the front-line in the fight against the coronavirus," says Jose Munoz, President and CEO, Hyundai Motor North America. "Children who are diagnosed with cancer are particularly at higher risk. That's why it was important to us to join forces with several children's hospitals around the nation to company this threat to the health and well-being of children. We are pleased to expand to 11 institutions nationwide, each with a $200,000 grant."

The COVID-19 pandemic has tragically impacted the lives of nearly 100,000 people in the U.S. Our society has been challenged with significant consequences to life, happiness and well-being, including the protection of and care for children. Through drive-thru testing, health professionals are able to more quickly and more safely get help to those in need.

For more information about Hyundai Hope On Wheels COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Centers, and to get the most updated list of partnering hospitals, visit www.hyundaihopeonwheels.org.

HYUNDAI HOPE ON WHEELS

Hyundai Hope On Wheels® is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization 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 $170 million toward childhood cancer research in pursuit of a cure.

HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA

At Hyundai Motor America, we believe everyone deserves better. From the way we design and build our cars to the way we treat the people who drive them, making things better is at the heart of everything we do. Hyundai's technology-rich product lineup of cars, SUVs and alternative-powered electric and fuel cell vehicles is backed by Hyundai Assurance—our promise to create a better experience for customers. Hyundai vehicles are sold and serviced through more than 830 dealerships nationwide and nearly half of those sold in the U.S. are built at Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama. Hyundai Motor America is headquartered in Fountain Valley, California, and is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company of Korea. Please visit our media website at www.hyundainews.com.

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SOURCE Hyundai Motor America



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