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#LoveLottery: saying 500,000 thank yous to National Lottery players

Take part this week in celebrating National Lottery funded projects near you.

National Lottery

This week marks an amazing milestone for the National Lottery, as the 500,000th grant is awarded.

To celebrate the news, we’re showcasing the wide range of people, places and projects that have benefitted from Lottery funding and encouraging everyone to join in.

On average £36 million a week is raised by National Lottery players to go to good causes across the UK.

Get involved on social media

Are you part of a community or sports club that’s received support? Has a theatre production been made possible or a historic building near you been saved thanks to Lottery money?

Join in and share your messages and stories on social media this week (1-4 November) using #LoveLottery.

Each day we’ll be championing projects across a range of themes:

  • Tuesday 1 November: We’re looking at how lottery cash has helped sports projects alongside Team GB and ParalympicsGB’s astounding medal success

  • Wednesday 2 November: Our theme will be arts and creative industries projects

  • Thursday 3 November: We’ll be celebrating how community projects have benefitted from lottery cash

  • Friday 4 November: Our theme is the fantastic range of Heritage projects that have benefitted

Published 1 November 2016