BOSTON (CBS) – Boston Marathon bombing survivor Adrianne Haslet says she has a lot to give back.
“Most of all I am thankful to be in a position to help other amputees,” she said.READ MORE: I-Team: Judge Denies State Police Request To Delay Vaccine Mandate
Haslet lost part of her leg in the Boston Marathon tragedy and has been wearing a prosthetic limb. Now she’s a spokesperson for Limbs for Life, a non-profit organization that gives amputees a second chance to fulfill their dreams.READ MORE: 'He Never Would Tell Us': Gardner Museum Hopeful For New Info After Death Of Connecticut Mobster
December 1st marks Giving Tuesday. It’s a chance for people to donate to charities and causes they believe in. “I really think Giving Tuesday is gaining momentum and it’s time to give back. We have Black Friday and Cyber Monday but it’s time to give back with giving Tuesday,” Adrianne said.
Adrianne’s dream was to become a professional dancer. When she first lost her leg she thought her dreams were gone forever. Now thanks to organizations like Limbs for Life, she’s not only fulfilling her dream but giving back so others can do the same.MORE NEWS: 'Excited For The Future': Team IMPACT Celebrates 10 Years At Gillette Stadium
“It’s really important to give them my time. Limbs for Life is crucial for amputees. They provide amputees limbs for life,” Adrianne says.