Chip Gaines shares video of flooded Magnolia Table restaurant after Texas storm


Joanna Gaines and Chip Gaines, here at the Time 100 Gala 2019, have launched Texas Forever to help locals hit hard by Winter Storm Uri.

Joanna Gaines and Chip Gaines, right here on the Time 100 Gala 2019, have launched Texas Forever to assist locals hit onerous by Winter Storm Uri. (Photo: Getty Images)

Chip and Joanna Gaines have been among the many enterprise house owners impacted by Winter Storm Uri. The couple’s Magnolia Table restaurant flooded when a pipe broke through the brutal Texas storm. Chip shared a video of the injury, asserting the couple’s Magnolia Foundation has launched Texas Forever to assist others throughout unsure instances.

“Whether you heard about it on the news or have been living in the middle of it, you know Texas has been hit hard by Winter Storm Uri. Families and individuals from all over are dealing with the fallout of a storm like we’ve never seen,” the Fixer Upper: Welcome Home star captioned the video. “Here in Waco, we opened the doors to a busted pipe that flooded our restaurant.. but we know this same story is playing out across the state, with so many people facing far worse.”

Chip included a hyperlink to the web site the place individuals can contribute to these in want. He introduced Magnolia can be donating $100,000.

“We can work to change what tomorrow holds for a lot of these people,” he added. “Let’s do some good today.”

One hundred p.c of contributions go to Habitat Texas: Disaster Relief Services, Feeding Texas and Mission Waco, in response to Magnolia’s web site.

“These groups have already hit the ground running to provide immediate relief to communities across the state, and are committed to long-term recovery and restoration efforts, locally and statewide,” it reads. “The best way we know how to help our neighbors here in Texas is to link arms and continue the good work that’s already begun.”

Many celebrities have rushed to assist Texans in want.

Country star Kacey Musgraves, who’s from Texas, offered T-shirts — at Senator Ted Cruz’s expense — with proceeds getting donated to varied organizations. Matthew McConaughey and NFL star Dak Prescott donated to OurCalling to assist individuals at a warming heart in Downtown Dallas. Beyoncé Knowles-Carter’s BeyGOOD Foundation partnered with Adidas and Houston catastrophe aid group Bread of Life to distribute water and scorching meals to eight,000 individuals affected by the current winter storm.

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