News archive for 2017

Join Children 1st and FitLike Aberdeen for fun activities this summer break

Families are enjoying free arts and crafts, sports, dance, music and more!


Watch Still Game's Sanjeev Kohli read the next in our series of stories for children and families

Watch Still Game's Sanjeev Kohli read the next in our series of stories for children and families


Can you help children and families get the support they need to recover?

Chief Executive Mary Glasgow shares Ella's story and explains how you can make a difference by donating to our Spring Appeal.


Try our new safe space activity sheet

Download our activity sheet and help your child find some moments of calm.


Can you support children’s football dreams in East Lothian?

Donate to our latest Crowdfunder and help more children in East Lothian grow their skills and confidence, by taking part in Children 1st’s Impact Football initiative.


Deeside fundraisers reveal unique design for this year’s Banchory Bangle

The annual Banchory Bangle fundraiser is back for the 44th year running, and this year Deesiders will again have a chance to enter the prize draw in person, to raise funds for the charity Children 1st.


Rangers Charity Foundation donates £20K to Children 1st

Rangers Charity Foundation helps children and families to get support through Children 1st Parentline


Watch Capital’s Katy Johnston read the next in our series of stories for children and families

Capital Scotland presenter, Katy Johnston is the next celebrity to join our Give the Love of Reading Campaign with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.


Watch River City’s ‘Big Bob’, Tom Urie read the next in our series of stories for children and families

Paisley Musician and Actor, Tom Urie is the next celebrity to join our Give the Love of Reading Campaign with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.


Why we are asking Holyrood candidates to uphold families right to support

Mary Glasgow, Children 1st Chief Executive, explains why we've joined other organisations working alongside children & families to tell candidates in the Holyrood election that family support is a right


April news for corporate partners

The April update from the fundraising team about what's happening at Children 1st and how you can get involved.


Children 1st responds to The Promise Plan 21-24

Children 1st Chief Executive Mary Glasgow responds to The Promise Plan 21-24 and reaffirms our commitment to #KeepthePromise.