HGTV ‘Fixer Upper’ stars Chip and Joanna Gaines donate $1.5M to St. Jude


St. Jude patients and their families celebrate at the Target Bullseye Bash with Chip and Joanna Gaines at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on Wednesday, June 19, 2019.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WATN) – Chip and Joanna Gaines helped “fix up” a playhouse for patients at St. Jude when they visited recently. And it included a big donation of $1.5 million to the St. Jude.

The stars of Fixer Upper joined with Target, which has partnered with St. Jude for 20 years, to host a garden-themed party for the patients at St. Jude Target House, which is a long-term housing facility for St. Jude families.

The kids also got a special reading from Joanna Gaines’ book “We are the Gardeners.” And the TV duo surprised them with a new permanent playhouse designed by the couple.

After all the fun, the Gaines also presented St. Jude with a check for $1.5 million from the #ChipInChallenge social media campaign.

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