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Zuri Hall to Serve as Emcee of Hyundai Hope On Wheels Celebration of Life Gala

E! News star Zuri Hall will emcee Hyundai Hope On Wheels's Celebration of Life Gala in celebration of childhood cancer survivors during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

The Celebration of Life Gala is one of several special events taking place in the Washington, DC area in September in honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

According to a media release, Zuri Hall is an Emmy-award winning journalist, actress, philanthropist and host of E! News. Her YouTube channel for girl talk and style has over 90K subscribers and has garnered over 5 million views.

"It's truly an honor for me to be a part of a celebration with so many brave children, families and champions in support of a cause in need of as many voices as it can get," said Zuri Hall. "Being with so many champions of the cause tonight is inspiring, and I hope I can inspire others to get involved."

"Our mission at Hyundai Hope On Wheels is clear: End Childhood Cancer," said Dave Zuchowski, President and CEO of Hyundai Motor America. "We are thrilled to have Ruth B and Zuri with us at the Celebration of Life Gala as we commemorate Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and continue to raise awareness about childhood cancer. There may be a lot more work to do, but this event gives us a chance to reflect on all of the successes we have had over the last two decades and look forward to a future

Hyundai Hope On Wheels is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is committed to finding a cure for childhood cancer.

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