The winner of the $1.5 Billion dollar Mega Millions Jackpot came forward to claim her prize this month. The anonymous winner is not from Greenville, South Carolina, where she bought the winning ticket. As she was passing through the signs for the large jackpot had caught her eye and she went in and took a chance by buying a ticket. As fate had it, she ended up winning the jackpot.
After claiming her prize, she wanted to show her appreciation to the state by donating some of the winnings to the organizations below:
- Ronald McDonald House of Charities of Columbia, SC
- One SC Fund – for Hurricane Florence Relief
- In The Middle, Columbia, SC
- City of Simpsonville Art Center
- American Red Cross Alabama Region – Tornado Relief Fund