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
The Scottish Poppy Appeal is Scotland’s largest fundraising campaign and takes place annually in the lead up to Remembrance Sunday in November.
Find out where our pop-up shops will be during this year's Scottish Poppy Appeal.
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 this Poppy Appeal 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! Tickets can be reserved now.
Our Sportive registration opens in early spring 2022. To receive updates and early bird registration information, fill in our pre-registration form.
Each year our Light Up Red campaign raises awareness of the Scottish Poppy Appeal. Be part of something special and help us shine a light on the 2021 Poppy Appeal.
Sign up for our 1921 Poppy Pledge. Celebrate 100 yrs of the Poppy and help us raise vital funds to support our Armed Forces community.
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.
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.
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.
The Poppyscotland Sportive starts and finishes at Prestonpans Community Centre, taking riders through the stunning countryside of East Lothian and the Borders.
Three different routes provide a real challenge for riders of all abilities.
Detailed information to help you get the most out of your Sportive.
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!