Mega Millions Jackpot Winner Donating Funds to Lee County Tornadoes Relief Fund
The woman issued a statement through her lawyer Thursday saying she was giving money to the City of Simpsonville Art Center, the One SC Fund for hurricane relief and a relief fund for victims of the recent Alabama tornadoes.
The woman says she bought the ticket after seeing a sign advertising the jackpot at the KC Mart in Simpsonville.
The woman picked a one-time payment of $878 million for the Mega Millions jackpot instead of taking the $1.5 billion jackpot over 30 years.
She says she is choosing to remain anonymous for her safety.
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