£259raised of £3,000 target by 21 supporters

Weʼre raising £3,000 to Help Catherine Hettinger, the creator of the Fidget Spinner, and her family.

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I have decided to set up this crowd funding account to try to help the inventor of the Fidget Spinner.

I read an article in the guardian today ( https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/may/03/fidget-spinner-inventor-patent-catherine-hettinger ) which states that she hasn't profited from her invention. Catherine Hettinger invented it for her daughter. In 2005 she could no longer afford to renew the patent for the fee of £310. I find this very sad and hope that anything we can raise here will go some way to helping her and her family.

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  • Gary Pratten

    Gary Pratten

    3 months ago

    Gary Pratten

    Thanks so much for everyone who has donated so far. I really do feel this lady deserves all that we can raise for her. Her invention is helping people all around the world and it is a real shame that she is currently receiving nothing from this amazing invention. Please help by supporting and sharing :)

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  • Jonny Knoblauch

    Jonny Knoblauch

    Jun 20, 2017

    Give her something back, she´s in our hands now!


  • Bruno,Theo, Jul Baumann

    Bruno,Theo, Jul Baumann

    Jun 1, 2017

    Thanks a lot for this Wonderfull Idea, we collected our pocket money.All the best.


  • Severine Schmidt

    Severine Schmidt

    May 31, 2017

    My son would give money to Catherine Hettinger :o)


  • Anonymous


    May 23, 2017

    Keep up the good work! I hope Catherine (Hettinger) will get her share.


  • Kevin Burke

    Kevin Burke

    May 22, 2017


  • Morgan Ryan

    Morgan Ryan

    May 16, 2017

    Just bought a spinner for my son and wanted to donate the same amount directly to Catherine.


  • Luke Coleman

    Luke Coleman

    May 16, 2017


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