Shaw receives 2022 St. Jude Organizational Support Award – The Andalusia Star-News
Shaw Receives 2022 St. Jude Organizational Support Award
Posted Thursday, November 17, 2022 9:15 a.m.
Shaw Industries Group Inc. (Shaw) has received the 2022 St. Jude Organizational Support Award, which recognizes a partner who has found innovative ways to support the rescue mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital through the employee involvement and a variety of fundraising programs.
This award recognizes the many ways Shaw has supported St. Jude, including:
- Shaw is the exclusive flooring supplier for the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway program. Each year, Shaw products are featured in more than 40 homes across the country.
- Shaw’s Cushion for St. Jude collection donates $0.18 per square meter to St. Jude. Shaw and its retail partners collectively donate approximately $1 million each year through cushion sales.
- Shaw Clean for a Cause products donate $0.25 per bottle of hard surface or carpet cleaner sold and $0.50 with every mop set purchase.
- Shaw associates, customers, vendors and family members raise funds for St. Jude by participating in the annual Jude Memphis Marathon weekend.
This year marks 10 years of partnership between Shaw and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, a relationship that has provided more than $18 million in support of the fight against childhood cancer.
Shaw’s 2022 Race Team is made up of 170 associates, customers, suppliers and family members who fundraise and compete in the St. Jude Memphis Marathon weekend in December. Shaw runners have raised over $1 million through the St. Jude Heroes program, making Shaw the top corporate fundraising team at the event three years in a row.
“Over the past decade, we’ve seen an incredible partnership grow between our two organizations that has touched me personally and so many other members of our team,” said Scott Sandlin, Executive Vice President, Residential Division. of Shaw. “Throughout the year, our associates, customers and partners support St. Jude’s rescue mission because we believe in this work. I will be back in Memphis in December with my family and our incredible Shaw team to support the brave families and dedicated employees of St. Jude.
To learn more about Shaw’s partnership with St. Jude, visit shawfloors.com/stjude.