Who We Help
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.
“I couldn’t have done it without them. It’s taken the stress out of Christmas and made it really special for Calum.”
“It’s embarrassing have to ask for help. That word, poverty – there’s so much stigma around it… You want to make sure your kids have toys and their dinner.”
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.
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.
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.
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.