The folks that rebuild houses for families in need are looking for a family in Richmond. An email going around has the details: My name is Lindsay Spaulding, and I’m a Casting Producer for ABC’s Emmy award winning TV series “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.” We are in the process of finding families who are deserving […]
The folks that rebuild houses for families in need are looking for a family in Richmond. An email going around has the details:
My name is Lindsay Spaulding, and I’m a Casting Producer for ABC’s Emmy award winning TV series “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.” We are in the process of finding families who are deserving and in need of a new home for our next season of the show, and we want to move that bus to RICHMOND, VA!
We are looking for inspirational families that America can really root for.
Because you are so plugged into the community, you might be able to help us reach those local heroes who need our help, or others in the community who can bring those families to our attention. It would be great if you could post a bulletin on your website, or include our information in your newsletter, and forward this information on to anyone you see fit.
We’re looking for inspirational members of the community who, for whatever reason, need a new home. While we know that there are so many families in need all over this country, we want to focus on people that have given back in some way despite their personal hardships. Some examples from past episodes include The Bliven family of Minot, ND who started a little league baseball program for children with special needs. And in Indiana, Shawna Farina heads up the local Relay For Life cancer walk for life in honor of her mother’s struggle with the disease and, in an ironic twist of fate, now battles breast cancer herself. Some of our episodes have focused on people who have been inspirational within their own family. Amy Hawkins of Hendersonville, TN was left paralyzed after she threw her body over her 2 sons as a tornado ripped apart their home. As you can see, our definition of deserving can be fairly broad.
Attached, is our show flyer, which details what we are looking for and how people can submit their materials to us. Any assistance you can offer in getting the word out to volunteer, service, and community-building organizations would be deeply appreciated. All nominations should be sent to VirginiaCasting@gmail.com
To be eligible, a family must own their own single family home or at least property on which a home can be built. Plus, they must be able to show producers how a makeover will make a huge difference in their lives. Nominations must include the names and ages of each member of the household along with a description of the major challenges within the home. Please also include contact information of the family. If possible, we would also love to see pictures of the family and their home.
The deadline for family nominations is April 19, 2010. But, the sooner we find some deserving families, the better!
Thanks again! And please feel free to contact me directly with any questions.
Lindsay Spaulding —
Extreme Makeover Home Edition
Lock & Key Productions
5200 Lankershim Blvd., 5th floor
North Hollywood, CA 91601