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.
Our 2021 Scottish Poppy Appeal reception is available to view here.
In addition to the Scottish Poppy Appeal we run an impressively exciting and diverse year-round programme of fundraising activities.
Each year our Light Up Red campaign raises awareness of the Scottish Poppy Appeal. See who took part in 2021.
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.
The Scottish Poppy Appeal covers every city, every town and every village in Scotland. Each year more than 2 million poppies and 5,000 collecting tins are distributed.
Injured veterans are struggling to access the benefits they need. Together with the Royal British Legion, we're campaigning to get this fixed.
Lt Col. John McCrae's poem was the inspiration behind the Poppy as a way to remember those who died in conflict. His memory lives on today, all over the world.
A free service provided by Legion Scotland to help Service personnel in Scotland at war pensions tribunals.
Find out more information on our Board of Trustees.
Download the music to 'Where the Poppies Grow Tall' and join hundreds of other performers at 3pm GMT (4pm CET) on Sunday 14th November 2021.
Find out more about our latest Prize Draw. Are you a winner?
Our volunteers are the lifeblood of Poppyscotland. But we need more volunteers. We need you.
Our Summer Raffle 2021 was drawn on 13th August 2021. Find out who won.
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!
Hear, see and feel history come to life. Register your interest to book a Lady Haig's Poppy Factory tour.
We work with politicians and government officials to bring the principles of the Armed Forces Covenant to life and further the interests of our Armed Forces community.
Together with our sister charity, the Royal British Legion, we've launched an independent report reflecting on the impact of The Armed Forces Covenant. Read the full report.
The poppy has been a symbol of Remembrance for nearly 100 years. Find out more about the significance of the Poppy.
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