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General Motors Donates $40K to Karmanos Cancer Institute

The General Motors Foundation is donating $400,000 to support cancer research conducted by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, the Detroit-based manufacturer revealed today.
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The grant celebrates the institute's 32nd Annual Dinner and brings to nearly $7.3 million the combined contributions from the GM Foundation and General Motors over the last 17 years. GM president Dan Ammann and his wife will serve as chairs for the Annual Dinner, which is scheduled to take place on April 26 at the Fox Theatre.

“Our donation to Karmanos Cancer Institute is part of the GM Foundation’s larger commitment to support the research and prevention of the major illnesses of heart disease, cancer and diabetes,” said GM Foundation President Vivian Pickard. “Due to the tireless efforts of the Karmanos team and their excellent reputation, we are again extending our support to continue the fight against cancer.”

“We are extremely grateful for the outstanding support of General Motors and the GM Foundation,” added Gerold Bepler, president and CEO, Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. “The GM Foundation has consistently supported our innovative cancer research, which is critical for the advancements of new treatment discoveries."

 
 
 
 
 

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