Most lottery winners experience a feeling of guilt after collecting their lottery winnings. Why? Well simply put, although winning the lottery is a pretty nice feeling many people find it difficult to justify the fact that they didn’t actually earn that money. It isn’t uncommon for lottery winners to experience a certain amount of shame as they come to terms with their good fortune. It is for this reason that a high percentage of lottery winners subsequently give a proportion of their winnings to charitable causes. But exactly how much of your lottery winnings should you give to charity?