New Details on "Extreme Makeover" HHI Episode

Hilton Head Island

As previously reported, the October 7th episode of ABC's Extreme Makeover Home Edition will feature a needy family sent to Disney's Hilton Head Island Resort while their home is being renovated.  New details about this program have emerged, courtesy of

Until this point it was unclear as to exactly what role the Disney Vacation Club would play in the program.  By  capitalizing on this opportunity for a little corporate synergy, it appears DVC will be playing a prominent role in the program.  According to 

Not wanting to see the family's memory-building end with that trip, Disney Vacation Club President Jim Lewis traveled to Hilton Head to present the Byers with a surprise gift.

"Seeing their emotional reaction when I told them the fun wouldn't end there was among the highlights of my career," Jim said after meeting the family. "It reinforced just how powerful vacations can be for a family, which is why we're so proud at Disney Vacation Club to do what we do."

Can anyone say free DVC membership? 

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This episode of Extreme Makeover Home Edition is scheduled to air at 8pm ET/ 7pm CT on Sunday, October 7, 2007.  Replays are available the following day on