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Paran Homes Donates Site for Next St. Jude Dream Home

Duluth, Ga, December 19, 2017 (PRESS RELEASE) – Founder Whit Marshall and his team at Metro Atlanta-based Paran Homes celebrated the season of giving by donating Lot #48 at the regional builder's Barrington Pointe community in Tennessee to St. Jude ...

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Duluth, Ga, December 19, 2017 (PRESS RELEASE) – Founder Whit Marshall and his team at Metro Atlanta-based Paran Homes celebrated the season of giving by donating Lot #48 at the regional builder's Barrington Pointe community in Tennessee to StJude Children's Research HospitalA ground-breaking ceremony was held at the site on December 12, with the launch of construction soon to follow on the next StJude Dream Home Giveaway houseThe StJude Dream Home Giveaway represents one of the nonprofit organization's largest fundraising initiatives, involving dozens of homes constructed by dedicated sponsors in cities across the nation each yearDonors purchase tickets for $100 each to be entered into a raffle for a chance to win a StJude Dream HomeBecause StJude "funding comes from generous donors, StJude has the freedom to focus on what matters most – saving kids regardless of their financial situationEvery dollar makes a differenceFamilies never receive a bill from StJude for treatment, travel, housing or food – because all a family should worry about is helping their child live." "We are so happy to be partnering with Paran Homes to help the kids and families at StJude," said Gus Issa, builder of the StJude Dream Home Giveaway house"We could not make it happen without the tremendous support of our trade partners who so graciously donate so much of their resources to make this endeavor successful each year." The nonprofit organization is currently hosting more than 30 Dream Home Giveaways all across the nationAll proceeds from the StJude Dream Home Giveaway benefit StJude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee – which treats children in all 50 states and all around the worldThe hospital freely shares the discoveries it makesThat means that for every child saved at StJude, doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands more childrenAs a result, StJude's efforts have helped push overall childhood cancer survival rates from 20% in 1962 to more than 80% today In addition to this recent donation of land to StJude, Paran Homes recently took part in a Toys for Tots drive at its communities and corporate headquarters throughout Metro AtlantaFor the second year in a row, the Southeast homebuilder collected hundreds of new, unwrapped toys for the U.SMarine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program, with the goal of making the holidays a little bit brighter for even more children in need in the areas surrounding many of its Metro Atlanta communities "When we design and build our homes, we have this image in mind of the happy families who will one day live there," said Marshall"The truth is that – when faced with financial challenges, childhood illnesses or other catastrophic events – not every day is happy in the lives of so many familiesWith that in mind, my team and I – many of whom have families of our own – strive to do what we can for all of our neighbors in hopes that one day soon, the happy days will far outweigh the badWe are so honored to partner with incredible nonprofit organizations like StJude Children's Research Hospital and Toys for Tots who share that same mission." To learn more about Paran Homes and its communities throughout the Southeast, home buyers are encouraged to visit or call 678-726-9646To learn more about the StJude Dream Home Giveaway, please visit About Paran Homes: Founded in 2010 and headquartered in Metro Atlanta, Paran Homes boasts beautifully crafted homes and imaginative communities in some of the Southeast's hottest housing marketsWith a presence throughout Metro Atlanta, as well as in Raleigh, NC and Nashville, TN, Paran Homes seeks to build houses of uncompromised quality while delivering a stellar customer service experience – from the first community visit to closingTo match the needs and wishes of today's home buyers, the placement of Paran Homes communities is based on access to great schools, major thoroughfares/interstates, local shopping, dining and entertainmentBeyond the allure of its homes and community locations, many Paran neighborhoods feature resort-like amenities including pools, walking trails, and clubhousesTo learn more about Paran Homes, view available homes and discover current communities throughout the Southeast, visit About StJude Children's Research Hospital: StJude Children's Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseasesIt is the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted solely to childrenTreatments invented at StJude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20 percent to 80 percent since the hospital opened more than 50 years agoStJude is working to drive the overall survival rate for childhood cancer to 90 percent, and we won't stop until no child dies from cancerStJude freely shares the discoveries it makes, and every child saved at StJude means doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands more childrenFamilies never receive a bill from StJude for treatment, travel, housing or food – because all a family should worry about is helping their child liveJoin the StJude mission by visiting, liking StJude on Facebook ( and following us on Twitter (@stjude) Subscribe Thanks for your feedback.Thanks for your feedback! 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