Lotto Millionaires Make Christmas Special for Sick Kids
NINE Scottish lottery winning millionaires made Christmas come early yesterday for seriously ill kids in hospital.
The group of big-hearted Scots got on board the National Lottery’s Winner Wonderland bus which has been transformed into a portable grotto, to head up to Robin House, a children’s hospice in Balloch, Dunbartonshire.
They were on a mission to bring smiles to the faces of all the terminally ill children with lots of gifts and cheer for the silly season.
The event was particularly emotional for lotto winners Charlie and Geraldine Hilling from Cumbernauld, who won £3 million in 2005.
Charlie, whose sister died from leukaemia when she was just seven, said: “We clubbed together to gift some items that the hospice had on a Christmas wish list to bring some extra cheer to the children.”
The other lotto winners to join in on the action were recent Euromillions jackpot winners Colin and Christine Weir, their epic win was not a penny shy of £161 million; Tommy and Margaret Web, £7 million winners from 2000 as well as Brian and Anna Sharpe who took home a £2 late last year.
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