Hogmanay isn’t just about seeing the old year out, it’s about welcoming the new one in. By supporting our Hogmanay Appeal, you could help an ex-Serviceman or woman make a fresh start in 2017.

Your gift could make a life-changing difference

Aged 17, Richard joined the Black Watch because it offered him a career and the excitement of seeing the world. But his dreams soon turned into a nightmare after witnessing the brutal realities of conflict in Iraq. After receiving help and support from Poppyscotland, Richard got his life back on track.


“Poppyscotland gave me an opportunity and I took it with both hands”, explains Richard. “My whole world changed when I started working at Poppyscotland. I got married, got a house and had another child. They even helped me get my HGV licence, which will open up more jobs for me in the future.”

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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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