How charitable are National Lottery winners?

Howard Lake | 17 November 1999 | News  19 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis How charitable are National Lottery winners? Read Official – Winning The National Lottery Is Good For You! at MORI. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Market research agency MORI reports this week on the lifestyles and attitudes of 270 winners of the National Lottery. In the first survey on this issue, marking the fifth anniversary of the Lottery, MORI questioned 249 players who had won at least £50,000 and respondents included 111 winners of more than £1 million.Perhaps not surprisingly 55% were happier than they were before their win. Eighty three per cent of winners have given some of their winnings to their family. Of these winners, two thirds have given money to their siblings, 57% to their children and 51% to their parents. Forty per cent had increased their donations to charity.To date The National Lottery has created 866 millionaires and raised over £7.5 billion for the six Good causes designated by Parliament. Advertisement About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.

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