MEDIA ALERT! GARY ROME HYUNDAI GIVES $10,000 TO THE JIMMY FUND HYUNDAI CONTINUES TO RAISE AWARENESS AND FUNDS FOR CHILDHOOD CANCERS
WHO:Gary Rome Hyundai Regional Director for the Jimmy Fund’s Western New England Office Jennifer O. Capshaw WHAT: Gary Rome Hyundai continues his commitment to the Jimmy Fund by giving $10,000 to help fund pediatric cancer treatment and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. For the past seven years, Hyundai Dealers have contributed more than $4 million to the Jimmy Fund. Most of the funds are generated through car sales, but Gary Rome and his team went the extra mile and created a fun new way to help raise more. This year, Gary immortalized Buddy, his Jack Russell terrier who stars in Gary Rome Hyundai TV commercials and can be seen playing at the dealership, by creating the Red Sox Buddy. Customers who contributed $20 to the Jimmy Fund received an adorable Red Sox Buddy as a thank you. Buddy, and the whole Gary Rome Hyundai team, will be on hand to help give their $10,000 gift to the Jimmy Fund. To get your Red Sox Buddy go to visit: www.hyundaiaccessorystore.com WHERE: Gary Rome Hyundai 1000 Main Street Holyoke, MA 01040 www.garyromehyundai.com WHEN: Thursday, February 2, at 3 PM * Since 1998, Hyundai dealerships have been helping kids fight cancer. Their support of groundbreaking pediatric cancer research and care began at the world-renowned Jimmy Fund Clinic at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Contributions from each Hyundai vehicle sold in the Eastern Region during the year will fund innovative research at Dana-Farber through the Jimmy Fund and go to regional pediatric cancer care programs across the country. Hyundai and its dealers are proud to the first and only automobile manufacturer in the U.S. to focus exclusively on raising awareness and funds for fighting childhood cancers.