If you didn't take part in this year's KTBS 3's Dream Home Giveaway there is always next year. Though you might not win, you'll help many families with children battling cancer, including some from this area. St. Jude Hospital has helped countless kids fight illness since it began in the early 1960s. Several received treatment without having to pay, thanks in part to KTBS 3's Giveaway.
"At the age of 11 I was diagnosed with a form of cancer, " Jameshia Below, 20, Natchitoches, LA is one of those kids. Her mother Andrea Below says she didn't know what to do when they got the dreaded news, but St. Jude Hospital was there, at no cost to the family.
"We didn't know how we were going to pay for it, but everything was provided to her," Andrea Below said.
Free treatment wouldn't be possible without fundrasiers like KTBS 3's Dream Home Giveaway, which brings in millions of dollars to the hospital. Every ticket sold helps familys like the Belows, who are thankful for those who takepart in the giveaway.