Nova Southeastern University, located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is the recipient of a new charitable project created by Ryan and Bessie Hunter-Reay.Andretti Autosport driver and his wife (Photo above) The Hunter-Reay Family Endowed Nursing Scholarship Fund has been formed with NSU with a focus on providing scholarships to students focused on the care of cancer patients through NSU’s Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing.
This is the latest in Hunter-Reay’s ongoing efforts to raise funds to support cancer research through the Racing For Cancer charity.
“This scholarship gift will help attract talented and talented students interested in tumor nursing,” said Shari Meehan, NSU Development Director. “Racing for Cancer, Ryan, and Becyy’s charities work with partner AutoNation to share our vision and core values and transform the delivery of nursing care both inside and outside the community, competent and confident nurses. Develop leaders. We are very grateful for their strong partnership and support over the years. Everyone here is truly grateful for their generosity and support. “
Proud to announce @RacingForCancer Hunter-Reay Family Endowed Nursing Scholarship Fund w / @NSUFlorida To support students at Ron & Kathy Asaph School of Nursing who are interested in oncology. My mother is very proud to know that her heritage is alive. https://t.co/X1VnObmZI0 pic.twitter.com/7CdSYbY0cb
— Ryan Hunter-Reay (@RyanHunterReay) June 15, 2021
Hunter-Reay’s mother, Lydia, died of cancer, and her son took action. Since the RFC was founded in 2010, more than $ 4 million has been collected and distributed so far.
“Nearly 28 million people around the world are fighting some form of cancer,” Hunter-Reay said. “The goal of Racing for Cancer is to get rid of cancer in the world. We believe that by investing in nursing students who work on our goals, we guarantee that our efforts will continue for years to come. My mother is very proud to know that her legacy is passed on to nurses serving the cancer community around the world. “
https://racer.com/2021/06/16/hunter-reays-establish-oncology-nursing-student-fund/ Hunter-Reays Establishes Tumor Nursing Student Fund