With your help we can make a positive difference to the lives of children affected by poverty in Scotland.

Hazel’s story

Hazel has had a tough year losing both her grandparents, transitioning from primary to secondary school and then the impact of lockdown. Funding from STV Children’s Appeal has provided support to get through these difficulties and to grow in self-confidence.

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Ross’ story

Autistic and non-verbal, Ross loves to run and play on his bike. But he’s struggled to understand what lockdown is and why his usual activities have had to be cancelled. Thanks to funding from STV Children’s Appeal, Ross and mum Carol have been thrown a lifeline.

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How you can help

From your own fundraising challenges, to taking part in our events, there are lots of ways you can get involved in 2021 and make a difference for kids in your community.

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Upcoming Events


Captain Tom 100 Challenge

Walk 100 steps, run 100 metres, bake 100 cakes – whatever you decide to do, dream up a Captain Tom 100 challenge based around the number 100 and celebrate Captain Tom’s birthday weekend

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Virtual Challenge Events

Walk, run, cycle – whatever you’re into, this pack will give you all the fundraising tips you need to make your event a success.

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Virtual Challenge Events

Virtual Escape Room

Hunt for clues and solve the puzzles to crack the code and make a break for freedom.

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