Hogmanay isn’t just about seeing the old year out, it’s about welcoming the new one in. By supporting our Hogmanay Appeal, you could help an ex-Serviceman or woman make a fresh start in 2017.

Your gift could make a life-changing difference

Aged 17, Richard joined the Black Watch because it offered him a career and the excitement of seeing the world. But his dreams soon turned into a nightmare after witnessing the brutal realities of conflict in Iraq. After receiving help and support from Poppyscotland, Richard got his life back on track.


“Poppyscotland gave me an opportunity and I took it with both hands”, explains Richard. “My whole world changed when I started working at Poppyscotland. I got married, got a house and had another child. They even helped me get my HGV licence, which will open up more jobs for me in the future.”

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Scotland Head Coach helps send 4.5m poppies on their way

Scotland national rugby head coach Gregor Townsend MBE visited Lady Haig’s Poppy Factory (LHPF) today (Thursday) to be a part of the Poppyscotland ‘National Uplift’ – a special occasion to mark the day that the 4,500,000 poppies begin the journey …

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Great Scottish Walk & Run

Celebrate Armed Forces Day 2017 by going the Exrta Mile for Poppyscotland. Whatever your age or ability, there’s an event for you.

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Poppyscotland Sportive

Following three sell-out years the Poppyscotland Sportive is back on Sunday 24th September with three stunning routes – 45 miles, 68 miles & 102 miles.

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