An Ohio couple was one of 40 winners in the nationwide St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway, but they did some giving of their own.
Dianne and Dave Jaeger of Oregon, Ohio, who won the Toledo version of the contest in June, donated the home back to the St. Jude charity, WTOL reported.
Their donation will fund a treatment plan for a child battling cancer, the television station reported.
The Jaegers, who bought 30 tickets for the drawing, said their decision to donate the home was an easy one.
"We have four great, beautiful, grandchildren and we're really thankful for that and we want to help the people that need help,” they told WTOL. “And we're in a position that sometimes we can.”
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