News archive for August 2020

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.


First Minister joins Children 1st and Dolly Parton to give the love of reading to every child

Do you know a young child who loves a story? Then take five minutes to share this wonderful story of Mabel, a small fly who never gives up, read by avid book lover First Minister @NicolaSturgeon to launch a new partnership between Children 1st and Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.


March news for corporate partners

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


Centre of Excellence to open in East Renfrewshire

We’re delighted to announce that our Centre of Excellence to protect and support children who become victims or witnesses of crime is to open in East Renfrewshire later this year.


Scottish parents and carers believe their child’s emotional wellbeing should be at the top of the curriculum, according to Children 1st national survey.

Our national survey, conducted over social media, found that most parents and carers think that schools must make space for friendships, feelings and fun as they continue to re-open to more children.