Couple wins $200 million jackpot, uses money to adopt needy children, build new fire station


By Cox Media Group National Content Desk

A pair of humble lottery winners are on a mission to use their winnings to help others, and they’re off to an amazing start.

Couple uses $200 million jackpot to help others

Mark Hill and his wife won nearly $200 million in a Powerball drawing in November 2012. Since winning, he and his wife have adopted two more children and donated to charity, KMBC reports.

Most recently, the couple helped their local first responders in Camden Point, Missouri, by building a brand-new state-of-the-art facility to house both ambulance services and fire trucks.

Hill said he and his wife aren’t looking for recognition or praise.

“I’m just proud to be a part of it,” Hill told KMBC. “See, I don’t think about my wife and I, actually. I just don’t think that way. I’m proud that this is in my family, and I’m proud to know there’s an ambulance service right here. I mean, how many towns of 500 people have an ambulance service that’s manned 24-7? Very few. I’m proud to be part of that.”

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