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Hello welcome to -- -- -- -- -- in 1998 a group of Hyundai dealers in knowing would launch a fund -- to support pediatric cancer.
What started as a small local campaign has evolved into the national nonprofit organization.
Hyundai hope on wheels.
Which raises awareness about childhood cancers and donates funds to pediatric cancer -- research centers nationwide.
Joining me today is the celebrity ambassador of hope modern family's Nolan who and fourteen year old cancer survivor CJ George.
Welcome guys what an honor and you.
The such an important.
I now -- how did the both of you connect how to build a skit started.
-- well I got involved with Papelbon -- I was -- -- for our Children's Hospital around.
I'm in California and -- -- in there we got talking and eventually.
This -- -- -- out here because it's there fifteenth anniversary.
And and how did you get involved well -- nine years old I was diagnosed misdeeds the than the bicycle Thelma violence is a very aggressive can -- -- it -- to use of treatment.
But after that you know their other kids -- student make it 20% of people who -- -- Sadly don't make it silent and detained back and still help them so Hyundai was looking for -- nationally thin vasser and I applied and here now as a prank.
-- in doctor and I know a lot of adults.
The -- you are young.
And this is a very complex.
Problem more you know to bring awareness about.
What's the drive I know that you are survivor but you how to do you know what what drove you to do that is amenable to things you could have chosen why this.
-- just me felt like I wanted choose.
Poop on wheels because it.
Don't we're selling -- close me because it's other kids are being affected by in this disease and I felt like we all the different -- get back I felt like -- one -- very personal where can.
Work with other kids my age and be there for them and just learn their stories.
What has been the response I mean could you very well connected with the audience people love you adore you they think you're great.
How what kind of connection have you made have you met other kids would there have survived cancer.
Have you seen any impact -- giving you feedback as to why they feel so positive by your message.
Yeah I meant -- -- and Rihanna whose.
Past -- faster and I definitely feel.
Such a great response and being here with them and don't just so how did you know some -- An actor somebody a celebrity is trying to get involved -- this organization and help out and them.
Tomorrow going to be of his being -- hospital.
And we're definitely going to be able to meet those kids and see their responses.
Now seagate you do you.
I have been -- you know you have been.
Doing this for a little while how has it change your life.
It's definitely changed my -- time.
Like before I didn't have a platform to really.
Speak to other children and inspired -- how do you want them to be inspire what is it that you -- -- who want them to feel from you.
From your experience.
Well I just want to give them hope and let them know that they're not alone in this -- and that together we can be.
Cancer absolutely that's and that's a wonderful message.
Talked to me a little bit more about specifics about the program what what is the program achieved.
I mean this this whole program.
What did you do brings awareness to cancer patients but does -- provide other services tools and information about centers.
Places that they can get help what did you do.
But also funds they resent that.
Is -- be used to find the cure for pediatric cancer.
And we -- our hospitals and speak to the children trying to inspire them and and and how to they raise money.
For the research dollars and they have events where -- -- work.
There is a lot different way is.
Money is raised.
One thing -- have -- whenever you buy a new car fourteen dollars is given from that man money -- spent.
Buying that car and then.
Hyundai the company actually matches that -- -- -- dollars from every new car body goes there but.
There's also other ways you know we -- the community can get involved in donate.
And down this year they're going to pass the -- two million mark of seventy million dollars donated.
So they have seven never -- -- 72 million dollars yes and then all of that grant money goes to researches for.
What what if what do you want people to.
How do you want people to get involved.
We just won -- -- is more awareness.
You know donations are always great but there's.
Starting this campaign called give hope -- hand where you can't take a picture of your hand and hash -- -- -- hand.
And and and and then they get send out to friends and people yet more aware of the -- and people I agree what is this and then you -- on and see a bunch of people doing it.
And instead decent spread.
Spread hope about pediatric cancer -- 20%.
A lot of the kids that are -- -- -- kids who don't make it and that's way too much.
So more people than -- the more awareness and more people that -- the closer we get terror advocating cancer completely and seagate how are you doing now.
I am completely healed from pediatric cancer thankfully.
You got it made me I love it.
That said that said well listen.
I -- honor beyond comprehension.
To have the two of you here thank you bomb it because.
Number one of your rage you know ended and the topic is so intense.
But what I like is the -- hope.
And both of you -- percent that -- cure and hope.
You know I and I think kids need to have that message.
There's a website right that that people can go to.
Yet Hyundai hopeful those and again -- got to get involved look at this you know I'm honor you gotta get involved what else can I tell you.
Stop what you -- and get involve.
Bring awareness and and hopes to a lot of kids and we gonna beat this -- for sure.
Great honor to have you both thinking -- -- I hate remembering you want me to walk through you showed him to walk through any time.
Scale be the one would know him.
Thank you very much -- we have a health questions you can email me -- a fox.
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