Shaw Floors Is National Sponsor, Exclusive Flooring Provider Of 2018 St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Chattanooga Dream Home
The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Chattanooga Dream Home

Shaw Floors continues its support of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital as a national sponsor and the exclusive flooring provider of the 2018 St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway.

Shaw Floors returns to sponsor the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway by donating flooring for each of the 39 homes across 35 markets nationwide to be raffled away in support of the hospital. More than 120,000 square feet of carpet, carpet cushion, hardwood, vinyl tile, ceramic tile and other Shaw Floors products have been donated for use in this year’s Dream Homes. 

Before the installation of Shaw Floors’ products, Shaw associates and partners gather in each of the Dream Homes to sign the subfloors, writing their best wishes for the patients at St. Jude, the scientists and doctors researching childhood cancer cures and the lucky families who will win the homes in the drawing. 

“We are excited to once again be part of the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway,” said Tim Baucom, executive vice president of Shaw’s residential division. “Shaw associates are proud to know that through this program, our flooring helps fund St. Jude’s important work to end childhood cancer and save lives.” 

The St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway is one of the largest single-event fundraising efforts for the hospital. To date, 210 homes have been raffled away through this program, raising more than $350 million in support of St. Jude’s mission: Finding Cures. Saving Children. For more information about the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway or to purchase tickets to win a home, visit stjude.org/dreamhome

What started in 2012 as a single sponsorship of the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway by Shaw Floors has grown into a multi-channel partnership across Shaw Industries, raising more than $8.6 million for St. Jude to date. Shaw Floors’ partnership currently includes a seven-style carpet cushion collection benefiting St. Jude and gold-level sponsorship of the St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend, where Shaw associates come together to fundraise and run.


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