I couldn’t afford the deposit for the rents for new places. It was the lowest time of my life. I thought to myself: 'You’ve served your country, you come home and no-one seems to give a damn about you.' - Donald
Whether you fancy taking on a long, middle, short distance run or hiking challenge anywhere in Scotland, we may well have just the event for you!
The Scottish Poppy Appeal is Scotland’s largest fundraising campaign and takes place annually in the lead up to Remembrance Sunday in November.
In addition to the Scottish Poppy Appeal we run an impressively exciting and diverse year-round programme of fundraising activities.
Your challenge is to cycle between different War Memorials in Scotland. There's an incredible 4,900 to choose from!
Take the plunge and sign up for a personal swimming challenge.
Look out your sequins and spray on that tan! Our 2022 event will be back on Fri 1st & Sat 2nd April! Book your tickets now before they sell out!
Our Sportive registration opens in early spring 2022. To receive updates and early bird registration information, fill in our pre-registration form.
There are many ways for you to give to Poppyscotland. From a one-off donation and regular giving, to a gift in memory of a loved one and the Poppyscotland Shop.
We’ve teamed up with Scotland’s best-known military band for a nationwide concert tour in 2022.
Our volunteers are the lifeblood of Poppyscotland. But we need more volunteers. We need you.
Save the date. Our Sportive will be back on Sunday 25th September 2022!!
Whether you fancy taking on a long, middle, short distance run or a series of runs, we may well have a charity place just for you.
Find a range of downloadable content to support you in your volunteer journey with Poppyscotland.
The Poppyscotland Sportive starts and finishes at Prestonpans Community Centre and has three routes to provide a challenge for riders of all abilities.
For those of you who are new to cycling, who may be tackling your first or second Sportive – or those haven’t done one for a long time – here are some commonly asked questions that we receive to assist you.
If you fancy taking part in our Poppyscotland Sportive, take a look at our video library to hear what some of our cyclists thought of the routes and atmosphere.
Create your own Poppy Bounce event and help our veterans bounce back into civilian life.
The Band of The Royal Regiment of Scotland was formed in 2006 but Scotland as a country has been immersed in the tradition of military music for centuries.
It is really easy to organise and great fun. All you need is some tea bags, some hot water and lots of toast (but you can have coffee and cakes too). Fundraise for us Armed Forces style.
A gift in your Will is the perfect way to honour our Armed Forces and support a cause that’s close to your heart.