Who We Help

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

Find out what we’re doing to help children in your area

Winter Funding for vulnerable families

Details of how we distributed £1.5m of Scottish Government funding to help vulnerable families cope with the effects of winter.

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Winter fund card

Robyn and Shannon’s stories

From activities to keep children learning at home, to help with bills and accessing college, coping with parenthood during the pandemic has been made easier thanks to funding from STV Children’s Appeal.

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Gracie and Robyn drinking hot chocolate

Kacie and Sophie’s stories

Being a young carer can be tough never mind having to deal with a pandemic and be socially distant from your support group. Kacie and Sophie share their stories and how they’ve been helped.

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sophie with craft

Annual report 2020

Details of how your donations and support to STV Children’s Appeal made a difference in 2020 to children all over Scotland.

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Year end report 2020 STV Children's Appeal

John’s story

“I couldn’t have done it without them. It’s taken the stress out of Christmas and made it really special for Calum.”

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boy at christmas tree

Sarah’s story

“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.”

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girl at christmas tree