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.
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.
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.
Children 1st is delighted to announce that players of People’s Postcode Lottery have awarded it £600,000 for 2016.
Children 1st has thanked players of the People’s Postcode Lottery for enabling it to support children and families across Scotland through difficult times.
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.
Ex-pat John McGurk is aiming to raise £30,000 for Children 1st by undertaking a 560 mile run between Germany and Glasgow next year – and he’ll do it all in his kilt.
Children 1st has revealed that a quarter of children and families it supported last year were affected by domestic abuse.
Kind-hearted pupils from one of Edinburgh’s biggest secondary schools have donated sack-loads of toys, games and other Christmas gifts for children receiving support from charity Children 1st.
Edinburgh Bus Santa Tony Beecher is spreading the smile and raising funds for Children 1st as he drives his Lothian Bus around the city.
Skyscanner find out first-hand how their £50,000 donation will help children and families across Scotland