Shaw Receives 2022 St. Jude Organizational Support Award

Company recognized for its continuous innovation and support of the St. Jude mission.

Dalton, Ga., November 10, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — 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 lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital ® through employee involvement and a range 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 in Saint-Jude. Shaw and its retail partners collectively donate approximately $1 million sales of cushions each year.

  • Donate Shaw Clean for a Cause products $0.25 per bottle of hard surface or carpet cleaner sold and $0.50 with every mop kit purchase.

  • Shaw associates, customers, suppliers and family members raise funds for St. Jude by participating in the annual St. Jude Memphis Marathon® weekend.

This year brands 10 years of partnership between Shaw and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, a relationship that has provided over $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 more than $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 have seen an incredible partnership develop between our two organizations that has touched me personally and so many other members of our team,” said Scott Sandlin, executive vice president of Shaw’s residential division. “Throughout the year, our associates, customers, and partners support St. Jude’s rescue mission because we believe in this work. I’ll 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.

ABOUT SHAW
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. provides carpet, hardwood, laminate, tile and stone, synthetic turf and other specialty products to residential and commercial markets worldwide. The company meets the diverse needs of its customers through an extensive portfolio of brands including: Anderson Tuftex, COREtec, Floorigami, Patcraft, Philadelphia Commercial, Shaw Contract, Shaw Floors, Shaw Sports Turf, Southwest Greens and more.
Shaw is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. with over $6 billion of annual turnover and more than 20,000 associates worldwide. Based at Dalton, Ga.Shaw has dealers and/or offices located throughout the United States as well as Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, India, Mexico, Singapore, United Arab Emiratesand the UK. Visit http://www.shawinc.com for more information.

About St. Jude® Children’s Research Hospital
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is at the forefront of how the world understands, treats, and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening illnesses. Its objective is clear: to find cures. Saving children.® This is the only comprehensive cancer center designated by the National Cancer Institute dedicated solely to children. Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped boost the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20% to more than 80% since the hospital opened in 1962. St. Jude won’t stop until no child will die of cancer. St. Jude shares the breakthroughs it makes, and every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists around the world can use that knowledge to save thousands more children. Thanks to generous donors, families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing, or food, so they can focus on their child’s life. Visit St. Jude Inspire to discover powerful St. Jude stories of hope, strength, love and kindness. Join the St. Jude Mission by visiting stjude.org, liking St. Jude on Facebook, following St. Jude on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and TikTok, and subscribing to his YouTube channel.

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