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
Find out where our pop-up shops will be during this year's Scottish Poppy Appeal.
The Scottish Poppy Appeal is Scotland’s largest fundraising campaign and takes place annually in the lead up to Remembrance Sunday in November.
Take the plunge and sign up for a personal swimming challenge.
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.
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.
The Poppyscotland Sportive starts and finishes at Prestonpans Community Centre and has three routes to provide a challenge for riders of all abilities. Check out more detail on the routes.
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.
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.
Make a huge difference to the lives of those in need in the Armed Forces community, and make a difference to your own life too. Apply today.
Get in touch for ideas on ways to make your fundraising activity a success. We can answer your questions and send you fun fundraising resources.
The poppy has been a symbol of Remembrance for over 100 years. Find out more about the significance of the Poppy.
Let’s work together to support the Armed Forces community in Scotland.
The President’s Award is our highest honour. Learn more about some of these amazing winners.
Taking part in an organised cycling event or creating your own cycling challenge is a great way to raise vital funds for our Armed Forces community in Scotland.
Our volunteers are incredible and give up hours of their precious time to support our Armed Forces community.