Campaigners welcome announcements on child poverty

Members of the End Child Poverty campaign have welcomed the First Minister’s announcement that the Scottish Government will bring forward legislation for a Child Poverty Bill for Scotland.


John McGurk's 560 mile run

Glaswegian John McGurk and his team raised an incredible £46,600 for Children 1st after completing a 560-mile run between the Germany and Glasgow in just five days.


A Tribute to Allan Doig, Children 1st Board Member

A Tribute to Allan Doig, Children 1st Board Member and a very long standing member of the Touch of Tartan Ball


Alison Todd comments on Liam Fee verdict

Children 1st comments on Liam Fee verdict.


Glasgow schoolgirl designs thank you postcard for Children 1st volunteers

To celebrate Volunteers’ Week this year, Children 1st asked some of Scotland’s children to design a special ‘Thank You’ postcard.


John puts Children 1st

Scotland is asked to give a big ‘welcome home’ to an ex-pat as he completes a 560-mile run between Germany and Glasgow to raise money for Children 1st.


Dragons' Glen entrepreneurial challenge raises over £150,000

Teams from 17 leading Scottish organisations took on the heat of Dragons’ Glen, smashed the target and raised £150,703.14 for Children 1st, Scotland’s National Children’s Charity.


Charity welcomes proposals to ensure the rights of child witnesses are protected-but says even more can be done

Children 1st has welcomed proposals published today by the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service to ensure child witnesses are treated fairly in the justice system.


Scottish children speak out on family rules and discipline in the home

Today a group of school children from Glasgow, Clackmannanshire and East Lothian gathered at Children’s 1st’s office in Edinburgh to present films they had made about family rules, discipline and punishment in the home.


£600,000 award from People's Postcode Lottery players

Children 1st is delighted to announce that players of People’s Postcode Lottery have awarded it £600,000 for 2016.


‘Thanks for giving children in Scotland reasons to smile’ charity tells players of Postcode Lottery

Children 1st has thanked players of the People’s Postcode Lottery for enabling it to support children and families across Scotland through difficult times. 


Charity welcomes recognition for star volunteer in New Year Honours

Juliette Paton, who has been a volunteer fundraiser with Children 1st for over three decades, has received an MBE for her services to the charity in the New Year’s Honours.