People’s Postcode Lottery raises £30m for charity in five years Players of the People’s Postcode Lottery have raised £30.3 million for charities and good causes since it was launched in 2008. National charities and small community associations have received funding from the money raised.Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centres is one of the recipients. The charity’s Senior Corporate Fundraising Manager, Gemma Branney, said: “Maggie’s is incredibly grateful to have received £2.5 million from players in the last five years, funds which have been vital in ensuring we keep the doors of all 16 Maggie’s Centres open and can continue to offer our unique programme of support to people with cancer as well as their friends and families.”The People’s Postcode Trust, the grant-giving trust funded by players, has also awarded its 1000th grant. Forty five pence from every £2 ticket is donated to charity. Advertisement People’s Postcode Lottery is part of Novameda, “the third largest charitable private donor in the world” according to business newspaper City AM. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 3 September 2013 | News 10 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis 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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