Window World Hosts Holiday Event at St. Jude's
December 10, 2012
Meetings & Events
More than 110 Window World employees, families and friends recently gathered at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for the annual Window World St. Jude Day, a holiday party filled with games, gifts and activities for patients and their families. During the festivities, Window World Cares, Window World Inc.'s charitable foundation, presented the hospital with a check for more than $2.8 million representing the total amount raised to date to support continued research and treatment of childhood cancer.
|Window World officials presenting a check at St. Jude's|
“St. Jude is truly a place of miracles,” said Tammy Whitworth, chairman and CEO of the replacement window company and co-founder of Window World Cares. “I am continually overwhelmed by St. Jude’s medical breakthroughs and stories of hope, and we are honored to be a part of it.”
Earlier this year, Window World Cares launched the ‘One More Day’ campaign, a fundraising plan dedicated to providing St. Jude with a full day of operating expenses, equivalent to $1.8 million. Thus far, the foundation, through the support of the company and its 200+ franchisees, has raised enough to fund one full day and has procured an additional $1.1 million to be put toward a second day, it reports.
To honor Window World’s ongoing commitment to St. Jude, the hospital announced in November that Window World would be included on its Corporate Partnerships Wall for a third consecutive year. Those added to the wall are chosen based on their dedication to support St. Jude through fundraising and donation efforts.