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Let's celebrate

Let’s celebrate

17th March 2020

With events, collections and fundraising activity being cancelled for the time being, we think that now is a good time to celebrate some of your amazing fundraising achievements from the past year.   Facebook Fundraising: Birthday Fundraisers, Individual Donations and Facebook fundraising pages have generated the phenomenal sum of £13761     Fundraising Volunteers: We’ve […]

The SCVO Gathering 2020

The SCVO Gathering 2020

21st February 2020

The team were out and about this week as Martin, Liz, and Jacky attended The Gathering. We were lucky to win SCVO’s annual competition for an Exhibition stand in 2019, so we decided to go along for a 2nd year in a row and it was well worth it!  Organised every year by SCVO, The Gathering […]

Taylor takes on the Kiltwalk in Memory of Royale

Taylor takes on the Kiltwalk in Memory of Royale

6th February 2020

Royale was such a big, happy, healthy boy who was perfect in every way possible. “From the minute he entered this world, he was amazing. It was like he had read the baby book before he was born! I knew he was special the moment I set eyes on him; his two big brothers were […]

2019 at the Scottish Cot Death Trust

2019 at the Scottish Cot Death Trust

8th January 2020

As 2020 kicks off, we have been looking back at what was a very busy and productive 2019!  Along with our ongoing support work, we had very strong years on the education and fundraising fronts of the charity. As well as Kiltwalking and Tough Muddering, we won competitions and were nominated for national awards. We […]

Liam's Kiltwalk

Liam’s Kiltwalk

20th December 2019

Liam McGrory enjoyed the Kiltwalk experience so much, he took part in 4 of the events in 2019! “I decided to raise funds for the Scottish Cot death trust in memory of Adam Kelly. Adam is my cousin’s son, who sadly passed away at just 4 months old in February 2011. It had a profound […]

#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 […]