News archive for 2021

Now is the time to be bold in our ambition for Scotland’s children

DCC Malcolm Graham of Police Scotland writes about why he believes Bairns Hoose is the best way to achieve shared ambitions for Scotland's children.

Scottish business teams pitch ideas for Children 1st Dragons Glen.

Entrepreneurial teams from leading Scottish organisations have begun pitching their ideas to raise funds for children and families to Children 1st’s Dragons. Foremost Scottish business leaders: Poonam Gupta, Founder and CEO of PG Paper Ltd, Marie Owen, Founder and CEO...

Scotland’s Programme for Government – keeping The Promise for children and families

Children 1st Chief Executive Mary Glasgow reflects on what the new Programme for Government means for Scotland’s children and families.

Programme for Government prioritises children and families' rights to access help and support.

Scottish Government commitment to Family Wellbeing Fund is hugely welcome

Watch Eddi Reader read a story for young children all about being yourself

Fairground Attraction frontwoman Eddi Reader has recorded a story for families with young children to support a partnership between charities Children 1st and the Dollywood Foundation UK.

Glasgow CEO takes on climbing challenge to share his love of reading

Danny Vilela will climb the UK’s six highest peaks in four days to support children and families across Scotland at the end of this month.

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.