Brizo +Target House: My Memphis Education

Target House, the long term patient living facility is a welcoming place that families can take refuge in while their children are receiving life saving care at St Jude Children's Hospital.  Target donated muti-millions to build this home away from home and continues to give support.  They are on track to give 1 billion dollars by 2015.

Like the hospital, Target House has an uplifting spirit and forward thinking design.  St. Jude and Target House utilize celebrity support ~

The elephant is a recurring theme at Target House, a mascot, that we see again and again symbolizing strength and luck.
Celebrities have all taken to the "wall of elephants" for their unique, colorful interpretation ~

The Shaun White room is pretty cool by anyone's standards

The Brad Paisley Game Room

This guitar chandelier was amazing!

Each celebrity put their own stamp (and some of their possessions) in the room they sponsor.  They also stop by from time to time.  There is a tremendous amount of community involvement as well.

The Tiger Woods Library

Scott Hamilton has a special connection to Target House.  Having had several bouts of cancer himself, he really understands the needs of the families and the challenges facing them.  We know art is extremely therapeutic and encouraged in a big way.

The Proctor and Gamble gathering room

As you can imagine, the Jonas brothers dining room is a very popular place, and the stage is in constant use

The outdoor pavilion~
The attention to detail is evident everywhere.  Good design positively impacts health and well being.  It is transformative!  Each apartment that the families stay in is customized for their specific needs.  The average stay is from a few months to 2 years.

The Candy Land themed playground, for those not so hot days.  When I visited it was sweltering!

Thank you Brizo for opening our eyes to the wonderful work being done at St Jude and bringing the Blogger 19 together again for an amazing, life altering experience!  I feel privileged to have been a part of this experience.

Seeing the new technology and Brizo plant facilities was facinating.  We learned something new ~

The attention to detail and cross referencing or quality control of tasks to minimize mistakes was mind boggling.  Trust me, more companies in this industry should follow their lead!  They care about their products, harnessing new technology, and that function and beauty go hand in hand

Brizo uses exclusive diamond seal technology to ensure their products last.  The H20 kinetic water technology studies water in motion.  Hours of video were studied to learn how people shower and what the best water delivery coverage would be.  We're talking about the size of the water droplets, shower water direction, and basically how the water is delivered in an effort to deliver the best shower experience possible.  It's very scientific!

We danced, we sang, we made new friends,

with Lori Gilder, Leslie Fine, Laurie GorelickTamara StephensonMeredith Heron

with Meredith Heron, Julia Buckingham, Jonathan Legate, and Carmen Christensen

we won prizes ~

with Michelle Workman

we acted silly ~

AND a good time was had by all!  That is a perfect couple of days.  Thank you Brizo for being the company that you are; fashionable, forward thinking, and philanthropic.  Thank you for allowing us a glimpse behind the scenes into your unique niche in the market.

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