Vanderbilt Children's Hospital hosts Hope on Wheels
NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -
Some kids from the Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt got a little messy today for a great cause.
On Thursday, Hyundai hosted the Hope on Wheels ceremony, where kids battling cancer got to step out of the hospital and dip their hands in paint, and put their stamp on a vehicle.
The blue hands commemorate lives that have been lost, while the red represents support for children with cancer, and the green hands celebrate the brave kids who have survived their battle.
"These kids are great," said Pediatric Oncologist Patrick Grohar. "I was just on service last week taking care of them, and they're such an inspiration. They're going through this battle with such grace, and it's really such an inspiration to us all, and certainly to the laboratory where I work."
As part of the Hope on Wheels celebration, Hyundai has donated $250,000 to Vanderbilt, which will go towards childhood cancer research.
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