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.
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.
In addition to the Scottish Poppy Appeal we run an impressively exciting and diverse year-round programme of fundraising activities.
Our 2020 Scottish Poppy Appeal reception is available to view here.
The team at Lady Haig’s Poppy Factory in Edinburgh - around 35 disabled veterans - hand-assemble over three million poppies and 14,000 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 4 million poppies and 60,000 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.
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.
Enter our Poppy Raffle. Each ticket costs just £1 and there are cash prizes up for grabs.
Our volunteers are the lifeblood of Poppyscotland. But we need more volunteers. We need you.
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.
Find out more about our latest Prize Draw. Are you a winner?
Please complete the general enquiry form and a member of our team will be in touch shortly.
Our extensive programme of fundraising came to a grinding halt in late March with the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. Find out how we continued to drive fundraising through innovative digital campaigns.