What’s New - Charity
Welsh icon Cerys Matthews honours Caerphilly volunteer who saved local community landmark with major award
11th October 2021
Welsh icon Cerys Matthews has honoured an inspirational Caerphilly hero with a National Lottery Award in recognition of her incredible work in the community.
New campaign offers support and encourages grieving parents who have lost children to open up
11th October 2021
"You're not alone" is a campaign and exhibition that encourage people to talk more openly and honestly about grief and child loss to offering them more support to grieving.
All for a good paws: how animals from projects and charities throughout the UK are improving people’s lives
4th October 2021
Furry and feathered friends across the UK are lending a paw or a wing to help people most in need and today we celebrate the amazing stories of animals coming together with humans to make their lives better.
The National Lottery reveals the top ‘Happy Places’ in the UK
1st June 2021
New research from The National Lottery reveals how much the public has missed visiting their ‘happy place’ during lockdown restrictions.
TV PERSONALITY, JEAN JOHANSSON, CROWNS INSPIRATIONAL CHARITY FOUNDER ‘LOCKDOWN LEGEND’ IN COVETED AWARDS
28th October 2020
Presenter Jean Johansson and National Lottery Award winner Julie Morrison
Reinvigorated community spirit and better relationships with neighbours has left people feeling safer
28th October 2020
A report released today by The National Lottery indicates that over the past eight months almost half of adults in the UK (49%) feel, notwithstanding the hardship of the pandemic, a positive to emerge is the sense of community spirit.
Eden Project's Biomes transformed into iconic National Lottery balls as Lily Cole launches 25th Birthday #ThanksToYou offers across the UK
21st November 2019
Projects and venues across the UK to open for free or provide special offers for National Lottery players to say Thank You for raising more than £40 billion for good causes
TV personality Jess Wright transforms Befriending group into a luxury Spa for "World Kindness Day"
13th November 2019
Members of Colchester’s Warm and Toasty Club were treated to a surprise luxury spa day and were joined by TV personality and reality star Jess Wright, and her mother Carol Wright, to mark World Kindness Day
National Lottery players have raised £339 Million for veterans charities across the UK
6th November 2019
Ahead of Remembrance Day, The National Lottery is celebrating the outstanding contribution made by its players to veterans’ charities since the first draw in 1994
Helen Skelton takes on big birthday Ben Nevis climb to celebrate The National Lottery's 25th Anniversary
4th November 2019
TV presenter and outdoor enthusiast, Helen Skelton, leading a special expedition to the summit of the UK’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis, joined by a group of young people from the PEEK Project in Glasgow, to celebrate The National Lottery’s 25th Birthday.
Sophie Ellis-Bextor surprises children with PJ themed party at Wirral children's hospice
29th October 2019
Children at Claire House Children’s Hospice in the Wirral received a surprise visit from singer, songwriter and mother of five, Sophie Ellis-Bextor
TEA TYNE’: Scarlett Moffatt hosts World record breaking Cream Tea party to celebrate National Lottery's 25th Birthday
23rd October 2019
Scarlett hosts record-breaking attempt for largest-ever cream tea party event at Sage Gateshead brings hundreds of people together from across the UK to celebrate The National Lottery’s 25th birthday.