Thanks to donations to the STV Children's Appeal, we're able to support outstanding projects in all 32 local authority areas of Scotland to help children, young people and their families living in poverty and difficult circumstances.

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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Hazel

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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Ross

Interim report 2020

The first six months of 2020 has been unprecedented. Children, young people and families who were just coping before Covid-19 have been pushed into deeper levels of poverty. However thanks to the generosity of donors and fundraisers, STV Children’s Appeal has risen to the challenge and provided vital support.

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Interim report 2020

Annual Report 2019

Details of how your donations and support to STV Children’s Appeal made a difference in 2019 to children all over Scotland.

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Annual review 2019

Small projects

COVID-19 has brought further stress and anxiety to families with a child with low immune systems, yet all have felt extremely safe and secure in the flats provided by Calum’s Cabin. Funding from STV Children’s Appeal has provided supermarket deliveries, laundry collections, patio furniture and afternoon tea deliveries to help families cope.

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    Large project 2020: Youth Scotland - growing community based youth work

    Funding from STV Children’s Appeal has provided vital support to community-based youth groups across Scotland including new training and support materials plus digital capacity building.

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