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UA Steele Children's Research Center receives $500K grant for cancer research

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The UA Steele Children’s Research Center received a $500,000 grant in honor of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

Hyundai Hope on Wheels campaign donated $400,000 to help fund pediatric cancer research. Jim Click added an additional $100,000 to the fund.

During the ceremony, Hope On Wheels commemorated children affected by cancer in the Tucson area. They captured their handprints for the signature handprint ceremony.

The UA Steele Center is one of 45 recipients across the United States to receive a 2015 Hyundai Scholar Grant.

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