Dealers Help Fight Pediatric Cancer By Selling New Vehicles
upon its commitment to fighting pediatric cancer, Hyundai Motor
America (Hyundai) presented a $1,127,369 donation to its national
philanthropy - the world-renowned Jimmy Fund Clinic at the Dana-Farber
Cancer Institute. This marks Hyundai's fifth year as the first
and only automobile manufacturer in the U.S. to focus exclusively
on raising awareness and funds for fighting childhood cancers.
raise the $1,127,369, Hyundai dealerships nationwide donated a
portion of each vehicle sold in 2002 to the Jimmy Fund. A portion
of the money was also donated to regional pediatric cancer care
programs at Duke Children's Hospital and Health Center, Chicago
Children's Memorial Hospital, and City of Hope Cancer Center.
Additionally, Hyundai dealers in the Eastern Region raised more
than $400,000 by participating in the 14th annual Boston Marathon
Jimmy Fund Walk in September of last year.
are extremely proud of our dealers for making this year's donation
the largest yet," said Fin O'Neill, President and CEO, Hyundai
Motor America. "Hyundai is dedicated to continuing to assist
the Jimmy Fund in its efforts to fight children's cancer and we
look forward to another record-breaking year of fundraising in
ensure Hyundai has another successful year of fundraising, it
will once again dedicate a share of every new Hyundai sold in
2003 to the Jimmy Fund.
dedicated member of the American community, Hyundai also supports
a variety of other charities ranging from health and community
initiatives to multicultural and arts/humanities organizations.
To learn more about Hyundai's philanthropic efforts please visit
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