This summer, lottery winners Colin and Chris Wier donated a new prosthetic leg to a young Olympic torchbearer.
The generous millionaires are now funding a £28,000 ($44,400 CAD) operation that will help a 3-year-old girl walk.
Skye Swinton from Gloucestershire, England, suffers from spastic diplegic cerebral palsy, which makes her unsteady on her feet and unable to get far without a wheelchair.
Skye's mother, Ruth, wrote to Britain's biggest lotto winners — the Wiers won £161m ($253 million CAD) in a EuroMillions draw last July — asking for help.
The Weirs agreed to help.
"I sent the letter months ago and I just thought it would have been politely binned, so to get the phone call with the news was just fantastic," Ruth told the Daily Record, adding that family and friends were only able to raise a small fraction of the much-needed surgery's cost.
"Skye faces many challenges in the next year and she needs her mum and dad to be focused on her. That's why we've given a donation," the WeirsRead More »from British lottery winners pay for surgery to help 3-year-old girl walk