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
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.
Remembrance events traditionally take place at War Memorials up and down the country on Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Day. Find out more about 2021 plans and watch our Virtual Services of Remembrance from Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Day 2020.
Our 2020 Scottish Poppy Appeal reception is available to view here.
The poppy has been a symbol of Remembrance for nearly 100 years. Find out more about the significance of the Poppy.
The team at Lady Haig’s Poppy Factory in Edinburgh - around 34 disabled veterans - hand-assemble over two million poppies and 10,000 wreaths for the Scottish Poppy Appeal annually.