2014 Chattanooga St. Jude Dream Home Tickets On Sale Now

Friday, March 14, 2014
US101’s Heartstrings for Hope artists Kelley Lovelace, Jerrod Niemann, Sheryl Crow, Randy Houser, and Tyler Farr pose after buying the first five Chattanooga St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway ticket with St. Jude Dream Home Builder, Gus Issa, and his family.
US101’s Heartstrings for Hope artists Kelley Lovelace, Jerrod Niemann, Sheryl Crow, Randy Houser, and Tyler Farr pose after buying the first five Chattanooga St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway ticket with St. Jude Dream Home Builder, Gus Issa, and his family.

Tickets are now on sale for the eighth annual Chattanooga St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway  and the first available tickets were sold to country music artists, Sheryl Crow, Jerrod Niemann, Randy Houser, Tyler Farr, and Kelley Lovelace. These five artists were the entertainment at US-101’s Heart Strings for Hope Concert presented by The Miller Family Foundation.

This event, which raised over $100,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, is the kick-off event for the Chattanooga St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway.  Tickets for the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway are available now at Tennessee area Regions Bank and Gigi’s Cupcakes locations or by calling 800 750-6962. Tickets may also be reserved by visiting dreamhome.org.

This year’s St. Jude Dream Home house is being built by G.T. Issa Construction in the Canyons at Falling Water subdivision of Hixson, TN and is valued at approximately $500,000. The house will feature four bedrooms and three and a half baths.  Winners of the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway and 14 additional prizes will be drawn onSunday, June 22, 2014 on WRCB Channel 3.  Only 7,500 tickets to win the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway will be available. Those who reserve their ticket by April 11, 2014will also be eligible to win a luxurious getaway to Orlando, FL, valued at $2,500, courtesy of Quinn’s Vacation Homes.

Other partners in this fundraising endeavor include WRCB Channel 3, G.T. Issa Construction, WUSY US-101, Comcast, Chattanooga Times Free Press, Geoff Ramsey of Re/Max Properties and national sponsors BRIZO, Shaw Floors, and Trane.


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