Taylor Porter Participates in 2019 St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway

August 06, 2019

Taylor Porter donated $1,200 to the 2019 St. Jude "Dream Home Giveaway" raffle. The amount equated to one free year of lawn care service received by Baton Rouge residents Rebecca and Charlie Johnson, pictured in the center. Joining the Johnsons in the picture include, from left, Caroline Darwin (Taylor Porter Attorney), Madelyn Rivera (Development Representative, ALSAC/St. Jude Children's Research Hospital), John Murrill (Taylor Porter Attorney and Executive Committee Member), Lauren Hadden (Taylor Porter Attorney), Vicki Crochet (Taylor Porter Attorney and Executive Committee Vice-Chair), and Bob Barton (Taylor Porter Attorney and Taylor Porter Managing Partner). 

Taylor Porter was a proud participant in and contributor to the 2019 St. Jude Children's Research Hospital "Dream Home Giveaway." Taylor Porter donated $1,200, which amounted to a free year of lawn care services, and the prize was won by Rebecca and Charlie Johnson, residents of Baton Rouge.

The main prize, a new Rouzan community home valued at $735,000, was won by Tywanna Taylor, of Ethel, Louisiana. The home features 3,400-square-feet, five bedrooms, four full bathrooms, and one half-bath.

Sponsors of the 2019 St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway included: Alvarez Construction, BRIZO, Shaw Floors, Trane, Bosch, WBRZ Channel 2, 101.5FM WYNK, All-Star Automotive Group, Assurance Financial, Rouzan, Taylor Porter, and the Dream Day Foundation.

The list of all the raffle prize winners are below:

  • St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway house - Tywanna Taylor of Ethel
  • Winner of the Genesis G80- Jennifer Robshaw of Baton Rouge
  • Tickets on Sale prize - Free groceries for year, valued at $2500, courtesy of Dream Day Foundation - Jack Achord of Greenwell Springs
  • Early Bird prize - $10,000 VISA gift card, courtesy of Assurance Financial - Kathy Abbott of Baton Rouge
  • Bonus prize - 2019 Genesis G80, courtesy of All Star Automotive - Jennifer Robshaw of Baton Rouge
  • Open House prize - $5,000 shopping spree to American Factory Furniture - Nickie Mustacchia
  • Artesso SmartTouch Technology kitchen faucet in stainless with soap dispenser, courtesy of Brizo - Don Moore of Baton Rouge
  • One year of lawn care services, valued at $1200, courtesy of Taylor, Porter, Brooks & Phillips, L.L.P. - Rebecca Johnson of Baton Rouge
  • Raising Cane’s Family Fun prize pack, courtesy of Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers - Nicholas Patin of Jarreau

Alvarez Construction has built a home for St. Jude every year since 1999 and through the sales of tickets, has helped St. Jude raise over $20 million to date. St. Jude is nationally renowned for cancer research and treatment and its benevolent policy of treating all children, rich or poor, for all types of cancer. 

Since Taylor Porter's founding in 1912 when co-founder B.B. Taylor helped launch Baton Rouge's first YMCA, Taylor Porter has embraced the role of “corporate citizen” and continued for more than 100 years a strong tradition of both pro bono and community service throughout our City, supporting more than 100 community and nonprofit organizations. Whether serving on the boards of directors of nonprofit organizations or making contributions to worthwhile causes, our attorneys and staff make significant contributions to the communities in which they live and work.


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