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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“Poppy-up” Shops set to open their doors as Centenary Appeal draws near

Soldiers from past, present and future have joined forces to launch a bumper new merchandise range to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War. The Poppyscotland collection, which includes the charity’s first-ever gentleman’s brooch, is available … Read more
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850 RIDERS GET ON THEIR BIKES FOR POPPYSCOTLAND

More than 850 riders took to the roads and hills of East Lothian as part of the annual Poppyscotland Sportive cycling event which will ultimately help to raise tens of thousands (...)

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WWI CENTENARY – LIGHT UP RED FOR POPPYSCOTLAND AND SAY ‘THANK YOU’

Poppyscotland is looking to ‘Light Up Red’ the whole of Scotland this year in recognition of the First World War generation who served, sacrificed and changed our world forever. The (...)

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