Player Funding Passes £500 Million

Friday 4th October 2019

Charities and their ambassadors have sent messages of thanks to our players for helping us to reach an amazing milestone

Players of People's Postcode Lottery have now raised an extraordinary £500 Million for charities and good causes including Wildlife Trusts in Wales.

This money has supported more than 7,500 deserving causes. Naturalist and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough said, "I would like to extend my thanks to the players of People's Postcode Lottery for the remarkable contribution they make to conservation and other charitable causes, which as of today has totalled £500 Million - a truly staggering amount.

Sir David is President Emeritus of the Wildlife Trusts "I understand very well just what this support means for our planet's most threatened species and ecosystems."

In addition to Sir David other high-profile celebrities including Hollywood actor George Clooney, Oscar winner Olivia Colman, and BAFTA winner Carey Mulligan have also sent their thanks to People's Postcode Lottery players.

Clara Govier, Managing Director at People's Postcode Lottery, said, "This is a vitally important milestone for charities across Britain and beyond.

"By raising more than £500 Million for good causes, our players are making a real difference to people's lives. This simply couldn't have been achieved without them.

"So, my message to those millions of players is simple - a heartfelt thank you. People's Postcode Lottery was created to raise funds for charities and good causes, and we'll continue to work tirelessly to do exactly that.

Thank you

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