Who we help

Poppyscotland supports current and former Servicemen and women from the Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force, both regular and reserve, and members of the Merchant Navy who have served in a commercial vessel in support of UK military operations.  Importantly, we also support their families too.  Collectively we recognise them as the Armed Forces community and it is made up of around 530,000 people in Scotland.

We believe that those who serve in the Armed Forces, and their families, deserve special recognition and support.  The Armed Forces community is different from the civilian population because of the sacrifices they make, what they are asked to do, the lifestyle they live and the long term impact their service can have.  Poppyscotland exists to recognise their sacrifices, understand the challenges they face and provide a wide range of practical support to enable them to enjoy the highest possible quality of life.




Actors Sam Ducane and Jake Morgan from the Somme-inspired West End production The Wipers Times joined current serving soldiers to get down and dirty in a recreated First World War trench today (Friday, 10th November), helping launch Poppyscotland’s most ambitious …

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Scottish Poppy Appeal

The 2017 Scottish Poppy Appeal will run from 26th October to 12th November. Find out more about going the #ExtraMile this Poppy Appeal.  

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Come Dancing 2018

Have you been struck by the Strictly Fever?! On Friday 16th March 2018 we’re bringing our very own Strictly to the Drumossie Hotel in Inverness! Come Dancing with Poppyscotland will (...)

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