Lottery winner donates to B.C. wildfire relief…

Jason Labby of Kamloops won $500,000 playing the Extra on the July 7 Lotto Max draw.Jason Labby of Kamloops won $500,000 playing the Extra on the July 7 Lotto Max draw.

KAMLOOPS, B.C. – A British Columbia lottery winner says he will donate some of his cash to the province’s wildfire battle.

Jason Labby of Kamloops won $500,000 playing the Extra on the July 7 Lotto Max draw.Lottery winner donates to B.C. wildfire relief 1Labby hasn’t said how much he will donate but that a portion of his winnings will help people affected by scores of wildfires.

Labby also intends to use his windfall to buy a home.

Another item at the top of his bucket list is to “relax more.”Lottery winner donates to B.C. wildfire relief 2About 40,000 people have been ordered out of their homes by wildfires that have scorched more than 1,880 square kilometers of timber, bush and grassland since the wildfire season began on April 1.

 

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