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Veteran who suffered brain injury wants to make world a better place with $65 million lottery win
Nearly homeless at one point, winner now wants to help others get back on their feet By Kate Northrop A veteran from the Canadian military who won a huge $65 million (US$51.6 million) Lotto Max jackpot was inspired by his past experiences to make the world better place with his newfound wealth. Jansen Ng, 41, of East Gwillimbury, Ontario, won't let millions get to his head. Nearly homeless at one point in the past, the lottery winner wants to instill hope and positivity in the worl ...
Jul 16, 2021, 1:12 pm - Lottery News forum

EuroMillons jackpot winners gave away half of £115 million fortune
Couple who won jackpot in 2019 have already given 60 million to charities, friends, and family By Kate Northrop In just nearly two years, an English couple who won a 114.9 million (US$153.7 million) EuroMillions jackpot, the fourth largest awarded by the UK National Lottery since its inception, have already given away half of their winnings to friends, family and charities. Frances, 54, and her husband, Patrick Connolly, 56, found out that they won the massive prize on New Year's Day in ...
Dec 9, 2020, 4:24 pm - Lottery News forum

Lottery winner taskforce in United Kingdom unites to spread early Christmas joy
Team of lottery winners work together to deliver holiday gifts to charity workers By Kate Northrop A team of lottery winners from the United Kingdom have been working together to make Christmas happen a little earlier this year by gifting holiday baskets to charity workers and care staff who look after the elderly. The group of winners, who have collectively won more than 26 million (US$34.8 million) from lottery prizes, got together to spread Christmas joy to carers who work with Age C ...
Nov 30, 2020, 7:51 am - Lottery News forum

South Carolina retailer uses lottery commission to feed the hungry for Thanksgiving
By Kate Northrop More often than not, it's the prize winners who use their winnings to perform generous acts and good deeds. This Thanksgiving, a convenience store that received a $3,500 commission for selling a lottery ticket worth $350,000 is using those extra funds to give back to the community by providing meals to the hungry. Earlier this month, a South Carolina woman bought a $10 Mighty Jumbo Bucks scratch-off ticket from the KP Food Mart on East River Street in Anderson and won a $3 ...
Nov 25, 2020, 2:26 pm - Lottery News forum

North Carolina veteran plans on using $10 million lottery prize to honor his son
Windfall from lottery winnings allow parents to pay touching tribute By Kate Northrop A retired veteran from North Carolina will be using his $10 million lottery prize to honor his recently deceased son by giving back to the community. Marine Master Sergeant Alvin Mack II of Jacksonville retired from the military in May. His 19-year-old son, Alvin Mack III, who served in the Air Force Honor Guard at Arlington Cemetery, passed away that same month. With a winning lottery ticket worth $10 ...
Nov 5, 2020, 5:17 pm - Lottery News forum

Lottery-winning farmer shares potatoes with people in coronavirus isolation
A woman who used her lottery winnings to move to a farm in England supplied free potatoes to people in self-isolation due to COVID-19. Susan Herdman, 51, moved to the farm after winning the United Kingdom National Lottery in 2010 and made a post in a local Facebook group offering to share her potatoes after learning of people stockpiling food and supplies due to the global coronavirus outbreak. Herdman delivered potatoes to isolating families and a home for disabled children in addition to ...
Mar 25, 2020, 8:27 am - Lottery News forum

Winner of $1.5B lottery jackpot donates some winnings to Alabama tornado victims
Updated with additional details about the anonymous winner The winner of the largest Mega Millions jackpot in US history $1.5 billion is sharing some of her newfound wealth to help others in need. The lucky South Carolina woman, who has chosen to remain anonymous, is donating to the Alabama Red Cross to aid tornado relief and several South Carolina charities. She decided to donate because she claimed the money when a tornado struck Alabama in early March, her lawyer Jason Kurland said. ...
Mar 18, 2019, 10:11 am - Lottery News forum

Florida man putting $14.5 million lottery win toward education in India
A Tampa man is a millionaire after he struck the Florida Lottery's $14.5 million dollar jackpot, and he plans to use his windfall to help less fortunate children in his home country of India. Krishna Barri said he doesn't play the lottery that often but sometimes he will buy a handful of tickets. For the drawing on December 1, he played 10 tickets at the Zephyrhills Publix Liquor Store and hit the jackpot. 21-30-39-44-45-46. I won't forget those numbers anymore, said Barri. Barri s ...
Dec 11, 2018, 10:24 am - Lottery News forum

Nurses donate Mega Millions winnings to co-workers in need
Includes video report The nationwide buzz over the recent $1.537 billion Mega Millions jackpot was a temporary high, but the excitement at Mercy Children's Hospital in St. Louis, MO, continued weeks after the drawing. A lottery pool of 126 nurses working at the NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) had hoped to win it all and while they didn't get the jackpot, they did have some luck. We never thought in a million years we would win anything at all, and then we came one number away from ...
Nov 29, 2018, 8:00 am - Lottery News forum

Iowa lottery winner donates $500K to veterans' group
Includes video report A Powerball winner in Iowa this week donated $500,000 of her prize to a group supporting disabled veterans. Lerynne West, who was part of a group sharing an-almost $700 million jackpot, announced the donation on the Ellen DeGeneres Show Wednesday. West said she was donating the money to the Travis Mills Foundation, a group based in Hallowell, Maine, and that three of her brothers served in the military and that her father was a Vietnam War veteran. It's very im ...
Nov 16, 2018, 9:32 am - Lottery News forum

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