(WRCB) - The St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway Special will air live Sunday. June 23 from noon until 2 p.m. on WRCB Channel 3 and view on a live video stream at WRCBtv.com.
During the television special, volunteers will sell St. Jude Dream Home tickets. A $100 donation to St. Jude puts your name in the drawing. Only credit card orders will be accepted on giveaway day.
In addition to the $350,000 St. Jude Dream Home, area St. Jude supporters will draw the winners of 15 other prizes, including jewelry, a spa package, home entertainment system, Florida getaway, and shopping sprees.
Proceeds benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis which helps many children in the Channel 3 viewing area. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is internationally recognized for its pioneering work in finding cures and saving children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases. St. Jude is the first and only pediatric cancer center to be designated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute.
Construction had concluded on the 2013 St. Jude's Dream Home in Chattanooga, the public can see the home and explore its features.
Viewings of the home give those interested a chance to see the house they've bought tickets to win. The home is located at 3220 Hawks Creek Drive in Apison, TN. (Map link)
The St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway was created in 1991 by Dr. Donald Mack, a pediatric physician from Shreveport, Louisiana.
Dr. Mack has relied on St. Jude Children's Research Hospital to treat young patients with catastrophic diseases and was the first doctor to send an out-of-state patient to St. Jude.