Dream home tickets benefiting St. Jude Childrens Research hospital are now on sale
Tickets cost $100, call 800-385-9134
Last Updated: 255 days ago
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The newest dream home is in the Talladega community in northwest Bakersfield and has 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms a 3 car garage and will soon have a six hole putting green in the back yard.
The home is worth half a million dollars but it can be all yours for just $100.
All proceeds from ticket sales goes straight to St. Jude.
The St. Jude Children Research Hospital was founded in 1962 and its mission is to find cures for children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases through research and treatment.
The hospital has treated children from all 50 states and around the world with help from donations.
Lynette Hizon is a marketing representative with St. Jude and appreciates the help from the community.
"Communities like Bakersfield can give that extra helping hand to make sure that the doors of St. Jude stay open so that we can treat patients from all over that are sick and lost and just need that extra care and extra support."
The daily operating cost for the hospital is nearly two million dollars and families will never see a bill.
The most common disease seen is Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. In 1962 the survival rate was 4 percent. Today the rate is 94 percent thanks to research and treatment through St. Jude.
The hospital has around 7,800 patients currently being seen all of which are under the age of 18. But Lynette says once a patient always a patient.
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