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#UKCharityWeek2019

#UKCharityWeek2019

2nd December 2019

This week is #UKCHARITYWEEK, a campaign designed to give the people of the United Kingdom an opportunity to place awareness and fundraising for charities high on the national agenda. Since 2009, UK Charity Week runs during the first full week in December, and for the last two years we have been a Charity Partner. It […]

Children's Grief Awareness Week 2019

Children’s Grief Awareness Week 2019

21st November 2019

The importance of available support for those affected by a sudden and unexpected death of a child cannot be understated. When providing support, we try to offer help specific to the individual whether that be parent, a grandparent, a professional, or even when those needing support are children themselves. This week we, like many others, […]

What we have been up to - August/September/October

What we have been up to – August/September/October

8th November 2019

November has begun as busy as ever with our Afternoon Tea in Glasgow and education/awareness events in Edinburgh, Dundee, Inverclyde, and Inverness already this month. August, September, and October were just as busy. Our activity map below gives a snapshot of what we have been working on and who we have been meeting with across […]

Vote for our Safe Sleep video.

Vote for our Safe Sleep video.

29th October 2019

We are delighted that our awareness video ‘a Baby’s Guide to Safe Sleep’ has been nominated for this year’s Charity Film Awards. We created the video to help launch SafeSleepScotland, our education and information hub. We show the video at our education sessions around the country and it was designed to be an engaging compliment […]

Raising Awareness in October...and beyond

Raising Awareness in October…and beyond

22nd October 2019

Generating awareness is such a crucial aspect of working in the charity sector. From our perspective – whether it is for our support services, education & research, or our fundraising – greater awareness will help us help more people and spread our messages further. Awareness days/ weeks/months are popular across most sectors and topics as […]

Win 2 tickets to see Rod Stewart in Glasgow

Win 2 tickets to see Rod Stewart in Glasgow

8th October 2019

Rod Stewart is a British musical icon who has been performing for over 50 years. Celebrating the release of his 30th studio album, Blood Red Roses, he returns to Glasgow in November. SSE have very kindly donated 2 Club tickets for Rod Stewart on Saturday 30 November 2019, which include: Early access to the venue […]

Marlene's Kiltwalk

Marlene’s Kiltwalk

18th September 2019

Our Fundraiser, Marlene, kitted out her family in some tartan and took them on the 5 mile Edinburgh Kiltwalk Wee Wander. “My children Emily (5) and Lochlan (4) know that ‘Mummy helps people to raise pennies for The Scottish Cot Death Trust’ and I try to get them involved with charity work as often as I […]

Still Game Book - Raffle

Still Game Book – Raffle

5th September 2019

Still Game is an iconic Scottish sitcom which ran from 2002 until the final episode aired earlier this year. We are giving you the chance to win a book which has been signed by 9 cast members. The Scottish Cot Death Trust has been gifted a Still Game book, which has been signed by the […]

Our work in Colleges with Childcare students

Our work in Colleges with Childcare students

9th August 2019

  The Education team at the Scottish Cot Death Trust are continuously travelling around Scotland delivering Safe Sleep information sessions to NHS staff, childcare professionals, parents, and students. Having regularly worked with healthcare students at universities,  the charity hadn’t explored the possibility of delivering workshops in Further Education until last year. At colleges, qualifications such […]

afternoon tea

Aberdeen Afternoon Tea

7th August 2019

With just over 2 weeks until we need to confirm the final numbers for our Aberdeen Afternoon Tea, we just wanted to take the opportunity to thank all of the local people and businesses who have donated prizes. Sunday 1st September Carmelite Hotel, Stirling Street £25 or £250 for a table of 10 Buy tickets here […]