Hyundai Hope on Wheels, now in its 14th year in the fight against pediatric cancer, has announced the launch of its “Like 4 Hope” Facebook campaign.
The campaign will donate funds to 14 leading pediatric cancer organizations in honor of their contributions on behalf of the cause.
Beginning Feb. 15, anyone who “Likes” the Hyundai Hope on Wheels Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/HyundaiHopeOnWheels) can select one of 14 pediatric cancer organizations participating, and Hyundai Hope on Wheels will donate $5 to that organization.[ Also Read: Why Bacardi Too Wants to Chase Facebook Likes ]
Each organization is eligible to receive up to $10,000, with all funds going directly to childhood cancer programs.
“Hyundai Motor America and Hyundai dealers have made it our mission to find a cure for childhood cancer and have been working toward that goal since our program’s inception in 1998,” said Zafar Brooks, director of corporate social responsibility, Hyundai Motor America. “We are not in this fight alone, and Hope on Wheels is proud to provide additional support to our partners in this common goal. Together we can make a difference.”[ Also Read: Nissan Invites Facebook Fans for Car Project ]
Hyundai Hope on Wheels selected the following organizations to participate in this year’s “Like 4 Hope” program due to their long-standing partnership with Hope on Wheels and their shared commitment to finding a cure: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Jimmy Fund, Texas Children’s Hospital, Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego, Hope & Heroes, B+ Foundation, AFLAC Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Seattle Children’s Research Institute, Children’s Memorial Hospital, Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, CBC – Children Battling Cancer, PADRES Contra El Cancer, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and St. Baldrick’s Foundation.
Hyundai Hope on Wheels is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Since 1998, Hope on Wheels has donated more than $48 million to pediatric cancer research.
For more information about Hyundai Hope on Wheels, visit www.HyundaiHopeOnWheels.org
Photo courtesy: Hyundai Hope on Wheels