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13 Nov

Scottish Toybank Appeal launched to deliver Christmas for 2,000 children

A nationwide campaign has been launched to provide Christmas presents for 2,000 children across Scotland struggling during the festive season. Working with Children 1st and Scottish Women’s Aid, the annual Toybank Appeal aims to provide a toy or gift voucher to young people who may otherwise receive nothing at Christmas. The initiative, organised by the Sarwar Foundation, is now in its eighth year and is also being supported by PFA Scotland and its members. With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to cause hardship and...

22 Mar

Viral Kindness Scotland

A national free helpline in Scotland has been launched as part of a community project involving around 500 convenience stores to help with shopping deliveries and to tackle loneliness. A number of organisations across Scotland have come together to build a unique community-led response to the coronavirus outbreak. The service will act as a free hub for local groups across Scotland, and will be used to make connections between people and organisations The Viral Kindness Scotland project includes:• Glasgow-based contact centre Go-Centric, which...