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Helping kids
fight cancer + find hope

Little girl stamps her handprint with green paint on a Hyundai car during a Hope on Wheels event

21 years ago we created Hyundai Hope on Wheels, an organization that funds pediatric cancer research and builds awareness for the disease.

Since then, more than 1,000 Underline major grants have been awarded to help find innovative approaches, facilitate discovery, and improve care for childhood cancers.

Every car counts Every time a new Hyundai is sold, a donation is made to Hyundai Hope on Wheels.

Two female doctors wearing Hope on Wheels lab robes with different color paint stains high five during Hope on Wheels event
Kevin Reilly with grant recipients and National Youth Ambassadors holding a big $25,000 check for pediatric cancer research
Blue children’s handprint as if stamped on the screen Two male doctors wearing Hope on Wheels lab coats talk to each other and smile inside their lab

Life-saving research The advances in technology are encouraging, but the road is long.

What started with a small group of dealers is now a nation-wide project

830 Underline dealers
across the country
$160 million
in donations and counting
Kevin Reilly holds a microphone and talks at a Hope on Wheels event Signature that reads Kevin
Dealers, people who work for Hyundai dealerships and Hyundai Motor America are very proud of this partnership and what we’ve created together to help children in need. We’re all 100% behind it.
Kevin Reilly, dealer owner and representative of the Washington Area Hyundai Dealers.

Handprints help us share the stories, journeys and hopes Underline of kids who survived, who are fighting, and whose memories live on.

Blue children’s handprint as if stamped on the screen

Every handprint is a symbol One child’s milestone can be another’s beacon of hope.

Male doctor in Hope on Wheels lab coat has two blue handprints stamped on it by a little boy with blue paint in his hand
National Youth Ambassador Elizabeth puts red blue and green paint on her hand at a Hope on Wheels event
National Youth Ambassadors Carter and Elizabeth show their hands with blue and red paint during at a Hope on Wheels event

Meet Carter and Elizabeth The brave pediatric cancer survivors who represent the program as National Youth Ambassadors in 2019.

Portrait of Elizabeth playing the ukulele wearing a grey sweater with a rainbow Signature that reads Elizabeth
Although I had lost so much, I never ever lost hope. Hope kept me strong. Hope helped me stay positive. Hope was always my rainbow.
Elizabeth, 13. Hope On Wheels National Youth Ambassador.
Portrait of Carter holding his hands up with blue boxing gloves wearing a blue polo Signature that reads Carter
Hope is the only thing we have that is stronger than fear. If we have hope we can accomplish anything. Together, we can beat cancer.
Carter, 13. Hope on Wheels National Youth Ambassador.

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