She’s the inspirational woman who became Scotland’s first double hand transplant patient.
And now, alongside a number of major Scottish celebrities, Corinne Hutton has donated her cherished handprints to be auctioned off to raise money in support of other amputees in the country.
All proceeds from the auction will go to Finding Your Feet (FYF), the Scottish charity dedicated to supporting amputees and their families as they rehabilitate and gain independence.
Joining Corinne’s prints are former number one tennis champion Andy Murray, Line of Duty’s Martin Compston and Hollywood star Gerard Butler, who have donated their hand-iwork to FYF over the last five years of the charity’s existence.
As well as the handprints, bidders on the online auction will also have the chance to win a host of other items, from signed rugby balls to a three night stay at Machrahannish.
The handprint campaign was launched by FYF when Corinne lost her hands and lower legs to sepsis in a bid to support her recovery, as well as to raise vital funds for all of Scotland’s amputees.
The Sunday Post followed Corinne’s double hand transplant journey in January this year, and now the courageous mum of one has finally been able to join the campaign and create her own handprints.
Speaking about the campaign she said: “Throughout the years our charity has had some amazing endorsements and support from celebs.
“A small gesture can go a long way, and we’re finally getting around to auctioning off some of the handprints we’ve received from famous Scots.
“I’ve also been persuaded to do my own handprints – I can’t imagine anyone will want them but after five years with no hands it was an empowering experience.
“It also serves as a reminder of the gift I’ve been given by a donor and extremely courageous family. I’ll never forget it, and I owe them a huge amount. They’ll always be with me as I do what I can to support amputees.”
To bid on the auction click here.
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