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Torremolinos shopping draw winner gives part of prize to two local charities

Olaf Hofmann and his partner Nicole at the EMAUS soup kitchen in Torremolinos.
Olaf Hofmann and his partner Nicole at the EMAUS soup kitchen in Torremolinos. / A. M. S.
  • The German tourist returned to the Costa del Sol to claim his 10,000-euro shopping trip and immediately gave part of it away to a local soup kitchen and an animal charity

. A German tourist has handed over donations to two charities in Torremolinos after winning the traditional King for a Day prize draw.

Normally held earlier in the year, the draw, among customers of local businesses in the run-up to Christmas, allows the winner to spend 10,000 euros in one day.

This year's winner was Olaf Hofmann, a tourist from Dortmund, who returned to the Costa del Sol with his partner Nicole at the end of April to enjoy the prize.

Their first priority was to donate 1,000 euros to the local Emaus soup kitchen and several hundred to the animal welfare organisation AVORA in Torremolinos.