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21 Dec

Scotland captain brings fundraising boost to Christmas toy campaign

Our campaign to provide presents for thousands of children across Scotland who would otherwise have nothing to open on Christmas Day has raised thousands of pounds with support from Scotland captain Andy Robertson. Scotland’s Christmas Toybank Appeal is a partnership between Glasgow-based charity the Sarwar Foundation and Scottish Women’s Aid and Glasgow’s No.1 Baby and Family Support Service. The partners have identified hundreds of families to support this Christmas, with the cost-of-living crisis placing unbearable hardship on many households and meaning thousands...

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,...