Open house for the St. Jude Dream Home in Batavia Township begins this weekend.
We'll show you the house on Saturday's FOX19 Morning News.
The open house is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at 4616 Steeplechase Drive. The home has an estimated value of $335,000.
This is FOX19's third year with our partnership with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Only 8,000 tickets will be sold. Already more than 7,000 have been sold.
The 4-bedroom house with 2 ½ baths is located in the Lexington Run subdivision. Fischer Homes built it.
The house will be given away on June 13 on The Xtra with 15 other prizes each valued at $1,000.
If you visit the dream home during the open house, you can register to win a $4,000 Visa gift card.
The St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway was created in 1991 by Dr. Donald Mack, a pediatric physician from Shreveport, La.
Mack has relied on St. Jude to treat young patients with catastrophic diseases and was the first doctor to send an out-of-state patient to St. Jude.
The first St. Jude Dream Home was constructed in Shreveport,
La., and raised $160,000 for the hospital. Since that first
giveaway, the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway in Shreveport has become an
This year, the program will include more than 30 St. Jude Dream Home Giveaways and will continue to grow.
Tickets are $100.
The ticket confirms eligibility to win a home valued between $300,000 and $600,000 plus other prizes.
To purchase a ticket or to learn more, visit www.st.jude.org/dreamhome
Watch the video tour here: http://bit.ly/1ik1qAM
Mobile users, check out the video here: http://bit.ly/1fxPFkg
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