Sponsor Highlight: Shaw Floors
As progress on The Hope House continues, we remain in awe of the sponsors that are part of the St. Jude Dream Home Showplace program. These sponsors make it possible to build homes at the lowest cost possible, ensuring funds from the sale of the house go directly to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Shaw Floors is one of those sponsors.
“Home is where the heart is, and Shaw’s heart is with St. Jude.”
Since 2012, Shaw has served as a proud National Sponsor and exclusive flooring provider of the St. Jude Dream Home program. They have provided flooring for more than 210 homes to date!
To build a dream home, you need dream flooring. Builders Pitman Custom Homes and Magruder Homes are selecting floors for The Hope House from all of Shaw’s product categories – carpet, hardwood, laminate, resilient, tile, and stone.
And you know we are asking for your input! Next week’s vote will be the flooring for one of the rooms in The Hope House – can you guess which room it will be?
Beyond Dream Homes
Shaw Floors has taken its sponsorship to the next level. Yes, they provide flooring for all the Dream Homes, but they began doing much more than that in 2013.
The partnership first expanded with two styles of carpet cushion – Charity and Hope. The St. Jude branded cushion has grown every year, and now includes five styles of carpet cushion that allows retail partners and consumers to engage with St. Jude. A portion of the sales for all St. Jude branded cushion goes back to the research hospital.
In 2014, this grew with another carpet collection called the Butterfly Effect. Just like the carpet cushion, portions of proceeds for these products go to St. Jude. These programs have allowed Shaw Floors to donate over $10 million to St. Jude since 2012.
A Full Commitment
Not only does Shaw Floors sponsor St. Jude on a corporate level, but employees personally commit to the mission at St. Jude as well. Shaw employees raise money for St. Jude through private, non-Shaw related fundraising efforts – raising over $275,000 since 2015. By spreading the message and communicating to their employees how important this cause is, Shaw Floors inspires their employees to make a difference.
Shaw Floors knows this sponsorship is a special opportunity to make a genuine difference in people’s lives. And it is an opportunity they are grateful for.