Welcome

Dear Supporter,

This is a busy but rewarding time of year for me and my team of volunteers. I took on the Scottish Poppy Appeal a few years ago after my father passed away, and every year I strive to raise even more money. For me, the key is to do something different. A few years ago, I hosted a fundraising ball and last year I organised a poppy window dressing competition for local businesses. I have held volunteer recruitment events and I have expanded my collection points. I am proud that the money we have raised has increased, and I know my father would be proud too.

I’d like to invite you to do something different this year to support the Appeal. There are many ways to get involved, from holding an event to volunteering for a few hours. Whatever you do, you can be assured you will be  helping our Armed Forces community. I hope you enjoy reading the newsletter and that you find some ideas to inspire you.

Christine Evans

Volunteer Area Organiser, Dunfermline

 

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UNFORGOTTEN FORCES EVENT FOR MILITARY VETERANS IS COMING TO AYRSHIRE!

A group of organisations that together have helped 7,000 older Armed Forces veterans across Scotland in the past year and a half will be hosting an event in Ayrshire next (...)

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ALL HANDS ON DECK TO HELP OUR VETERANS BOUNCE BACK!

Britain’s biggest aircraft carrier was transformed into a racetrack with a difference today as Poppyscotland launched its latest fundraising challenge. The Big Poppy Bounce aims to raise thousands of pounds (...)

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POPPYSCOTLAND WANTS YOU TO RIDE LIKE THE WIND (FARM)

It has raised more than £200,000 for the country’s Armed Forces community and now Poppyscotland’s nationally-renowned Sportive is set to return for a sixth time later this year. The annual (...)

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