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Over £8m raised to support 150,000 children!

We've got some amazing news to share - the Scottish Children's Lottery has raised over £8 million for children in Scotland!

That's right, thanks to our players incredible support, we've been able to make a real difference to the lives of over 150,000 children and young people across the country.

The Cost-of-Living crisis has put a strain on many households this year and you’ve played a key part in supporting 20,000 children and families through these tough times by providing them with clothes, food and help with energy bills.

We all know how important it is to have a good network of people around you and funding from Scottish Children’s Lottery players has ensured that our young people have someone to turn to.

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We're making a difference with your help!

Players like you help us support some amazing charities all across the country.

The Larder in West Lothian received £8,000 in funding from the Scottish Children’s Lottery.

This funding will be used to help support their Employability Transition Programme which supports young people with complex barriers who are usually disengaged from school or who may be experiencing levels of poverty.

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We had a feeling 2023 was going to be a good year…

We have raised over £7.3 million for good causes and charities across Scotland.

This wouldn’t be possible without our amazing players who have helped us support charities all over the country.

In the North, Strathspey Works – Grantown Remakery received £5,000 of funding allowing them to provide Work Skills and Soft Skills development. The children learn practical skills in woodwork and have the opportunity to work with volunteers in craft work, painting, and upholstery.

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Supporting Kids Day’s activities across Scotland

We’re grateful to big-hearted players like you for helping us provide Maggie’s £7,000 of funding.

Maggie’s is an amazing charity focused on bringing people together in a calm, friendly and uplifting space to provide free cancer support and information in centres across the UK and online.

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Supporting young deaf children in Scotland

We are delighted to provide Deaf Action with £7,500 of funding which will help towards their established Youth Service.

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Helping to offset fuel costs and tackle poverty

We are delighted to provide the Celtic FC Foundation (CFCF) with £10,000 of funding.

This funding will be used across Glasgow to help support children, young people and their families by providing aid to offset fuel costs and practical support to tackle food poverty.

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Helping support local communities

We love sharing how your plays support our local communities…

And with the help of our players, The Spartans Community Football Academy recently received £3,000 of funding from the Scottish Children’s Lottery.

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Supporting local charities who are making a difference to their communities

We’ve awarded Bluevale Community Club with over £11,800 of funding to support their Kidz Night and Youth Club.

Here, the youngsters have the chance to socialise with others in a safe environment and enjoy lots of fun activities, from arts and crafts to baking cakes, playing table tennis and football - we even heard there was a bouncy castle!

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Making holidays accessible for all

A wee holiday…

It’s something we can all get on board with!

Especially if it’s in digs as nice as the Callander Youth Project (CYP) glamping pods, which players like you helped to make fully accessible with £5,000 of funding.

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Putting a smile on a child’s face

Becoming a Jackpot winner would be great…

But putting a smile on a child's face, for us, is even better!

That's why we awarded Wester Hailes Youth Agency with £7,500 of funding.

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Providing 75 families with basic essentials

There’s no better feeling than being able to help others and with the support of our players, we are continuing to help those in need across the country.

Thanks to players like you, we have been able to award £6,500 to Refugee Survival Trust to assist with their new Family Financial Assistance programme.

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AR26

Providing Young People in Scotland with a Chance

We love being able support such amazing charities who are levelling the playing field for Scotland’s children.

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food initiative

Home-grown support and fun with North Glasgow Food Community Initiative

North Glasgow Community Food Initiative are one of the many charities who have recently received funding from the Scottish Children’s lottery.

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Families First

Providing a better quality of life for children and young people with disabilities

Through playing our lottery, you’ve helped raise over £7 million for children in Scotland, and there is plenty more to come!

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Families First

Supporting Young Carers in Scotland.

East Ayrshire Carers Centre are an amazing charity who received £12,500 of funding, helping them to support young unpaid carers.

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Families First

Supporting vulnerable families with Firsthand Lothian

Firsthand Lothian are a charity doing some amazing work with families living across Edinburgh and they received £5,000 of grant funding from The Scottish Children’s Lottery Charity.

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Families First

Putting Families First with Scottish Children’s Lottery

With your help, we can support many charities and good causes making a difference to the lives of children in Scotland.

Families First St Andrew’s is one of them.

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Bith, Baby & Beyond

Thank you for helping Scotland’s Children!

With your subscription you’re helping to support local charities making a difference to the lives of children in Scotland.

Birth, Baby and Beyond are one of those charities and recently received £5,000 of funding from the Scottish Children’s Lottery.

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Children First

With your help, we can support many charities and good causes making a difference to the lives of children in Scotland.

Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity is one of those we have supported with grant funding of £5,000. The grant was used for their Emergency Fund which is accessible to families who have a sick child at the Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow.

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£575K distributed

Everything we do here at the Scottish Children’s Lottery is in efforts to make a difference to the lives of children in Scotland.

While the hope of winning the Jackpot is a great incentive, the money raised by players like you supports our fabulous charities putting children first.

A charity doing just that, funnily enough, is Children 1st.

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Friends of Seaview

Flourishing with Friends of Seaview

Friends of Seaview received £8,420 of Scottish Children’s Lottery Charity funding and we would love to tell you about some of the great work they do.

This amazing charity works with children with complex disabilities using respite and outreach services to bring joy and give them fun, new experiences in a safe and accessible space. Friends of Seaview even built a Geodome, so that the children could have access to the outdoor experiences even in the bad weather – can we get an invite?!

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£7 Million

It's not just you that wins with the Scottish Children's Lottery...

Thanks to players like you, we've raised a massive £7 million and supported a variety of good causes up and down the country.

This funding is helping to make a real difference to the lives of children and young people in Scotland by supporting local projects such as Glasgow's Solar Bear who received £15,000 in support of their Deaf Young Theatre.

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£575K distributed

Charity begins at Home-Start

By playing Always IN! you help good causes do some great work!

Home-Start is one of those good causes and were awarded £25,000 of Scottish Children’s Lottery funding to help support families in communities by providing confidential help and expert support to those who need it most.

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£575K distributed

This calls for a celebration… We’ve had another JACKPOT winner!

Congratulations to our lucky subscription player from Bonnyrigg, who matched all 5 numbers in our recent draw and bagged herself a smashing £25,000!

While some of us dream of it, she’s only gone and done it!

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£575K distributed

This calls for a celebration… We’ve had another JACKPOT winner!

Congratulations to our lucky subscription player from Bonnyrigg, who matched all 5 numbers in our recent draw and bagged herself a smashing £25,000!

While some of us dream of it, she’s only gone and done it!

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£575K distributed

Supporting 10,000 children and families with over £575k of funding.

We are delighted to announce that with the generous help of our players, we have granted £576,408 to almost 50 charities across the country.

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Edinburgh School Uniform

A new uniform has a huge positive wellbeing to the young people, they feel happy about going to school

There’s nothing that warms your heart more than seeing a big smile on a child’s face, and with your help and the great work of Edinburgh School Uniform Bank, we’ve been able to do just that.

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National Literacy Trust

Today a reader, tomorrow a leader!

The National Literacy Trust, the UK’s largest literacy charity, received £11,950 from the Scottish Children's Lottery to support the introduction of their Early Words Together programme in Dundee.

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Wester Hailes Youth Agency

Making a difference with Scottish Children's Lottery!

Wester Hailes Youth Agency receives £10,000

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Over £6.5 million raised

Over £6.5 million raised for good causes across Scotland!

Thanks to all of our amazing players, we've now raised a massive £6.5 million for good causes!

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The Scottish Huntington's Association

Youth Vision

The Youth Vision is one of the many charities that are making a difference. With your help, we’ve provided funding of £8,400 which allowed them to gain a new educational facilitator who supports all groups with awards and achievements.

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