Glasgow Live has reported on plans to build a memorial shed for the children of Kirsty Aitchison, who died last month after going missing following a night out.
The shed would store the toys that Kirsty bought for her children.
Kind-hearted fundraisers are honouring tragic Glasgow mum Kirsty Aitchison by helping her four children to remember her.
Kirsty, who was deaf and used British Sign Language to communicate, vanished after a night out in Glasgow last month.
After a week of rigorous searching by family, friends from the deaf community and police, her body was recovered from the Clyde .
Now, Lanarkshire Deaf Club say they’re raising cash to build a shed for 30-year-old Kirsty’s children, so they can store the many toys bought by their late mum and keep her memory alive.
Writing on Facebook, fundraiser Louise Fisher explained: “Normally the money would go into the JustGiving page but recently Kirsty’s family have been sorting out things in Kirsty’s house. They realised that there are many toys. They want to keep all the toys as they are the last toys Kirsty bought for her children.
The Limping Chicken is the world's most popular Deaf blog, and is edited by Deaf journalist and filmmaker Charlie Swinbourne.
The site exists thanks to our supporters. Check them out below:
- Signature: Leading awarding body for BSL qualifications
- Ai-Media: Remote captioning. Find out 7 things deaf people want you to know!
- Bellman & Symfon: home alerting solutions
- Deaf Umbrella: sign language interpreting and communications support
- Eyewitness Media: TV and film from a Deaf perspective
- Appa: Communication services for Deaf, Deafblind and hard of hearing people
- SignLive: Online video interpreting for Deaf people
- SignVideo: Instant BSL video interpreting online
- 121 Captions: captioning and speech-to-text services
- The National Theatre: Captioned and BSL accessible theatre in London
- Doncaster School for the Deaf: education for Deaf children
- Signworld: Learn BSL online!
- Action Deafness Communications: sign language and Red Dot online video interpreting
- BSLcourses.co.uk: Provider of online BSL courses
- Association of Notetaking Professionals: The professional body representing Electronic and Manual Notetakers
- Sign Solutions: communication support, training and translation
- InterpretersLive: On demand BSL video interpretation
- Hamilton Lodge School in Brighton: education for Deaf children
- Lipspeaker UK: specialist lipspeaking support
- Hearing Choices: Australian hearing aid specialists
- Elmfield School, Bristol: Inclusive education for Deaf pupils
- deafPLUS: BSL advice helpline
- Exeter Deaf Academy: education for Deaf children
- Royal Shakespeare Company: Captioned and BSL interpreted performances (see dates here)
- Royal School for the Deaf, Derby: Residential education for deaf children
- RAD Tax Advice: Tax and Tax Credit info for Deaf people
- Performance Interpreting: BSL interpreting at concerts
- National Deaf Children's Society: The leading charity for deaf children
- Signed Culture: Advocating for BSL access to arts and culture
- SignHealth: healthcare charity for Deaf people
- CJ Interpreting: communication support in BSL
- British Society for Mental Health and Deafness: Promoting positive mental health for deaf people