Bidding Now Open For “He Shed/She Shed/Tiny House” To Benefit The New Children’s Hospital At Erlanger

Friday, September 8, 2017

Outdoor living enthusiasts now have an opportunity to bid on their very own custom living space to help raise money for the new Children’s Hospital at Erlanger in “He Shed/She Shed/Tiny House.” 

The successful bidder will own the reconstructed space from the two rooms and roof scape currently on display at Erlanger Baroness Hospital Medical Mall.  The rooms, built by McCarthy Building Company, are staged to show what an exam room will look like in the new Children’s Hospital Outpatient Center. 

The winning bid will include:

· Transportation of the approximately 10’x30’ re-built structure to the site within 20 miles of the Chattanooga city limits.

· Consultation with the Children’s Hospital design team to transform the building for the winning bidder. Ideas include a garden room, pool room, party room, play house, tiny house, outdoor bar, office or craft room. 

· Reconstructing the building on a patio or other appropriate foundation.

· A new roof, all existing cabinetry, sliding wood and glass doors.

· $1,000 allowance for windows, doors, and plywood siding. 

The bid will not include necessary permits, foundation, electrical, heating, cooling, plumbing or furnishings.

Minimum bid must start at $5,000 and can be increased in $100 increments.  Bids can be summited by going to shed.kintera.org. Last bid will be accepted before midnight Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017

For more information on “He Shed/She Shed/Tiny House,” email Jan.Coooper@erlanger.org. To learn more about the new Children’s Hospital at Erlanger and Outpatient Center, visit www.webelieve.build.




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