Marie Holmes, winner of $188 million in the Powerball jackpot last February, made a generous contribution to the church that she's attended since she was a little girl. This is a good bit of news after the embattled jackpot winner from North Carolina was in the headlines all year for other reasons.
The 27-year-old single mother from Brunswick County is donating $680,000 to Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church. The money will go a long way in helping the church pay for overdue repairs and renovations, WRAL reports..
Holmes' aunt, Carmel Wheaton, said five generations of the family have ...