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Mattress Mack gifts family that lost 6 members during Hurricane Harvey

HOUSTON – Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale made a generous donation Tuesday to a family whose devastating loss during Hurricane Harvey made national headlines.

Virginia and Daniel Saldivar lost four grandchildren and Daniel's parents during the floods. 

They were trying to escape the rising water when their van was swept away.

The Saldivars also lost their home in the floods and Mattress Mack gifted the family a shopping spree at Gallery Furniture.

PHOTOS: Mattress Mack big donation to family that lost 6 members during Hurricane Harvey

"Who could be more deserving of new furniture or something good happening to them than this family?" McIngvale said. 

The Saldivars said they were very grateful for the act of kindness that will help them on their road to recovery.

"That was awesome because we see him on TV and we know he's a good guy and helps out everybody and we just totally appreciate all the stuff he's done," Virginia Saldivar said. 

In all, McIngvale donated more than $13,000 in furniture and accessories to the family.