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People's Postcode Lottery boost to our canals

We’re delighted to confirm that players of People’s Postcode Lottery have now raised an amazing £41.5 million for charities and good causes, including the Canal & River Trust.

Since launching we've received a staggering £375,000 from the players of the People's Postcode lottery. This money has helped us complete a number of projects across our network of inland waterways including lock repairs, environmental enhancements and even the restoration of a historic workboat.

Magnificent contribution

Wendy Hawk, corporate partnerships manager says: “This is truly a magnificent contribution to charities like us. The Canal & River Trust could not deliver the important environmental and conservation work across England and Wales without the generous support of the players of People's Postcode Lottery. Thank you to everyone who takes part.”

People's Postcode Lottery and their sister lotteries in the Netherlands and Sweden were collectively announced as the second largest charitable private donor in the world, according to British business-focused newspaper City AM. In total over £4.9 billion has been awarded to good causes across the globe.

Last Edited: 15 May 2014

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