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15 Nov

“I’ll never be able to show my gratitude for how happy the gifts made my kids”: the difference your kindness makes at Christmas

The Sarwar Foundation has teamed up with Glasgow’s No.1 Baby and Family Support Service and the Women’s Aid network in Scotland to help hundreds of children and young people this Christmas – but we need your help. The Toybank appeal is now in its tenth year. It helps get a gift to a child who would otherwise wake up with nothing on Christmas Day. Around a quarter of children in Scotland are officially living in poverty, and as the cost-of-living crisis bites,...

07 Nov

Vital supplies on their way to Pakistan as flood victims face harsh winter

More than 900 bags of vital supplies are on their way to Pakistan to help the victims of the country’s devastating floods.   The donations will make a huge difference in Pakistan this winter The supplies, which include clothes, bedding, shoes, hygiene packs and children’s toys, were donated to the Sarwar Foundation by kind-hearted people in Scotland.  have been donated by generous Scots for victims of Pakistan’s devastating floods.The donations will help the millions of people in Pakistan who are preparing for a harsh...

12 Oct

Pakistan floods appeal: donate and make a difference

In August, Pakistan declared a state of emergency in response to devastating floods that hit country. More than 33 million people have been affected by the floods. Nearly 2000 people have died and thousands more injured. The deluge has destroyed crops and killed livestock, leading to widespread hunger and long term food insecurity. People have seen their homes destroyed and have nowhere to go. This picture shows the devastating impact of the floods Diseases such as cholera and malaria are also on the rise,...

25 Jun

Regular donations can make a huge difference

Did you know you can give a recurring donation to the Sarwar Foundation?The Sarwar Foundation’s mission is to save lives by providing access to free quality healthcare and clean drinking water, tackling poverty by educating children, empowering women so they can lead fulfilling lives, and helping those in need. Our values are driven by social justice, the principles of equality and fairness, promoting greater diversity, and a sense of pride in our history and communities. The life-saving and life-transforming projects...

06 Jul

We’re on Amazon Smile!

We’re now on Amazon Smile! Amazon Smile is a simple, automatic way for you to support the Sarwar Foundation when shopping online at no cost to you. What is Amazon Smile? smile.amazon.co.uk is a website operated by Amazon, featuring all the same products at the same prices as the standard Amazon website. The only difference is each time you shop on Amazon Smile the company will donate 0.5% of the cost of all eligible products to your chosen charity. The Sarwar Foundation...

05 Jul

Perveen Sarwar: our lifesaving work over the last year

By Perveen Sarwar Our mission is to save lives by providing access to quality healthcare and clean drinking water, and tackle poverty by educating children, empowering women, and helping those in need in Pakistan, the UK and across the world. Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, the Sarwar Foundation has continued to provide essential support to those most in need throughout Pakistan and the UK. In a recent interview with Zeeshan Zia Raja, Founder of 101 Incredible Women CEOs of Pakistan, I discussed the lifesaving...

05 May

How your support is transforming lives

The global pandemic has been a human tragedy on so many levels. Hundreds of thousands have lost their lives, and families have been torn apart and left to wonder if things can ever be normal again. Yet out of adversity comes incredible stories of resilience and achievement. In science, multiple vaccinations were created in unprecedented timescales and offers us the best chance of hope. Throughout this global emergency, the Sarwar Foundation has continued to provide support to those most in need throughout...

13 Apr

Ramadan Mubarak

Ramadan Mubarak from everyone at the Sarwar Foundation. We wish everyone a healthy, happy and blessed month. This Ramadan, please consider helping us to transform and save lives in Pakistan and the UK. Ramadan is an opportunity for us to appreciate what we have and to think of those who are less fortunate. That’s why the Sarwar Foundation is working hard to save lives and improve the quality of life in Pakistan and across the globe. With your generosity this Ramadan, we can save and...

01 Feb

Scots teenagers raise £35,000 to help provide free breakfasts

Teenagers from Glasgow have raised more than £35,000 to help provide free breakfasts to hundreds of children across Scotland.The fundraising drive inspired by footballer Marcus Rashford will be matched by the Magic Breakfast charity, resulting in a total of £70,000 to be spent throughout 2021.The funding is the equivalent cost of providing breakfast provision to support 12 schools in Glasgow and help deliver free breakfasts at other schools in deprived areas across Scotland. Across the UK, around 1.8million school age children...

23 Dec

Christmas toybank campaign

The Sarwar Foundation is helping to provide Christmas presents for Scottish families struggling during the festive season.It is the seventh annual toybank organised by Anas Sarwar MSP, and this year will extend beyond Glasgow to all parts of Scotland for the first time.The campaign is arranged by the Sarwar Foundation in conjunction with Children 1st and Scottish Women’s Aid.The aim is to deliver presents to at least 1,000 children identified by the two charities who may not otherwise receive a...