Hyundai Hope On Wheels Celebrates its 15th Year in the Fight Against Pediatric Cancer at New York International Auto Show Launch Event
NEW YORK, March 27, 2013 – Hyundai Hope On Wheels®, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids fight cancer, today announced that Nolan Gould, star of the Emmy Award-winning comedy series Modern Family, will join the organization for its 2013 launch activities in New York City. Yesterday at the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square, Nolan Gould was on hand as Hyundai Motor America and its dealers rang the Closing Bell to commemorate their 15th year in the fight against pediatric cancer through Hyundai Hope On Wheels.
“Being in New York with Hope On Wheels, I’m learning firsthand the immense impact cancer has on thousands of kids throughout the country,” said Nolan Gould. “I believe us kids coming together to help other kids can send a powerful message and bring greater awareness to this important cause. I congratulate Hope On Wheels on its 15th year in this fight and encourage everyone to give hope a hand.”
To increase public awareness for childhood cancer, Hyundai Hope On Wheels has launched a new social media campaign called, “Give Hope A Hand.” Throughout the year, supporters are invited to join the cause by snapping a photo of their hand and sharing it on social media outlets. Visit www.HyundaiHopeOnWheels.org/hope to find out more.
“We congratulate Nolan for participating in the Hyundai Hope On Wheels program launch this week,” said Zafar Brooks, Program Director, Hyundai Hope On Wheels. “His celebrity status and willingness to be involved with such a worthwhile cause will no doubt help boost awareness for the program. We appreciate his support.”
Hyundai Hope On Wheels will surpass $72 million in donations in pursuit of a cure since its inception in 1998. Hope On Wheels will officially launch its 2013 grant program during a special press conference on Thursday, March 28 at the New York International Auto Show. Nolan Gould will participate in the press conference and will also visit Columbia University Medical Center with Hope On Wheels to meet children battling cancer.
For more information about Hyundai Hope On Wheels, please visit http://www.hyundaihopeonwheels.org/.