Chip and Joanna Gaines will help victims of recent mass shootings by donating the profits from their Magnolia Market business.
In a series of tweets by the company's social media account, Magnolia Market announced that all profits from sales made over the weekend would be donated to organizations helping victims and their families as well as the communities impacted by the tragedies.
"This past week's events were incredibly difficult. We cannot begin to comprehend the loss that the communities in Texas, Ohio, California and Mississippi must be feeling," the message read. "Our hearts are breaking and we feel the need to quickly offer whatever tangible support we can."
This past week's events were incredibly difficult. We cannot begin to comprehend the loss that the communities in Texas, Ohio, California and Mississippi must be feeling. Our hearts are breaking and we feel the need to quickly offer whatever tangible support we can. pic.twitter.com/W2zuLOdu02
— Magnolia (@magnolia) August 5, 2019
Magnolia Market is also organizing a blood drive in Waco, Texas for employees and visitors who wish to donate blood. The company also asked that everyone do what they can to spread love and kindness.
Early on the morning on Sunday, August 4 a gunman opened fire in downtown Dayton, Ohio. Nine people were killed and dozens more were injured.
On July 30, a man shot and killed two Wal-Mart managers in Southaven, Mississippi. The suspected shooter also wounded a police officer.
On July 28, a shooter killed three people at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in Gilroy, California.
Last month, Chip and Joanna Gaines donated $1.5 million to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.
The couple is launching a multiplatform media company in 2020. The company will include a cable network and TV Everywhere app. The company even has plans to launch a subscription streaming service. The DIY Network will be rebranded as the Gaines' yet-to-be-named network, which will focus on inspiration, lifestyles and design. The channel will be the new home of "Fixer Upper" re-runs.