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.


John's Scot what it takes to go on the run for Children 1st

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.


Too many children living with domestic abuse says Children 1st

Children 1st has revealed that a quarter of children and families it supported last year were affected by domestic abuse.


School pupils donate toys to Children 1st

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.


Bus Santa spreading the smile in Edinburgh

Edinburgh Bus Santa Tony Beecher is spreading the smile and raising funds for Children 1st as he drives his Lothian Bus around the city.


Travel firm donates £50,000

Skyscanner find out first-hand how their £50,000 donation will help children and families across Scotland