Floridian wins $4.3 million Lake Tahoe dream home
LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Omaze, the leading platform that offers the chance to win once-in-a-lifetime prizes to support world-changing charities, announced the winner of the $4.3 million dream house in Lake Tahoe.
The winner, Stuart B. of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida won a 4-bedroom, 7-bath modern rustic home with mountain and lake views. The Omaze donor community’s collective efforts supported more than $1 million in grants for After-School All-Stars from CAF America, which will help fund more than 100 free summer camps for low-income students.
“We are so grateful for our longstanding partnership with Omaze, a community that has supported After-School All-Stars by providing approximately $3.5 million in monetary grants for our mission over the years.” said Ben Paul, CEO, After-School All-Stars, in a press release.
After-School All-Stars provides free, comprehensive after-school programs that keep children safe and help them succeed in school and life. Founded by Arnold Schwarzenegger in 1993, After-School All-Stars helps students and supports working families through free, comprehensive after-school programs in cities across the nation.
“The learning loss and trauma that occurred during the COVID-19 pandemic remains an urgent and pressing matter for our students and their communities, so we challenged ourselves to do more. We expanded beyond school walls — to housing authorities, recreation centers, and more — to stand in the opportunity gap and meet our students where they are,” said Paul. “Year-round programming has also proved to be a necessity for the community now more than ever before, so we are launching summer camps across 16 chapters nationwide and providing a host of social-emotional support to aid in recovery. This work is not possible without outstanding partners like Omaze. On behalf of the entire ASAS community, thank you.”
“After-School All-Stars is an organization that we hold near and dear, having supported millions of dollars in monetary grants to the organization, I am happy that we can help them continue to build programming and provide for underprivileged students across the country,” said Matt Pohlson, co-founder and CEO of Omaze. “For us at Omaze, we see this as the ultimate win-win – Stuart and his family get to enjoy the mountain home of their dreams while we’re able to enhance the lives of so many because of our generous community.”
A video walk-thru of the home is available online at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q5JYlOuz6pg
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