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How will you show you believe in children?


Raising funds for charity doesn’t always mean pulling on your trainers. You don’t have to undertake months of training or sweat it out with gruelling challenges to show you believe in children! Barnardo’s Scotland has an option for everyone when it comes to fundraising for children.

Barnardo’s Scotland thank multi-tasking fostering carers


Children’s charity Barnardo’s Scotland Fostering thanked foster carers Sheryl and David Grant today, 27 July 2015, at a celebration held at the charity’s fostering offices in Glasgow. The couple were rewarded for their fostering, fundraising, professional and volunteering support they give to the charity.

Local company take on series of challenges for children


The team at recruitment consultant’s KBM Resourcing in Forfar are braving the great outdoors in the name of charity with a series of challenges to show they believe in children.

Chuckle for charity with some of the best comedy acts the Fringe has to offer


Following its standout success last year, Barnardo’s Big Comedy Benefit returns on Tuesday 18 August 2015 at the Assembly Rooms, George Street for another great evening of belly-aching laughs in the name of charity.

Barnardo’s Scotland making donating easier


Barnardo’s Scotland has made donating pre owned items even easier for the people of Glenrothes with the launch of its second shop which opened its doors this month.

Barnardo’s Scotland fundraisers from Fife meet some of the children their efforts help in Dundee


Members of Barnardo’s Helpers Group (BHGs), a team of fundraising volunteers, from Fife, visited one of the charities longest established services in Scotland to receive their long-service awards and see how their efforts benefit children and young people.

Minimum wage hike will not plug hole left by slashing tax credits


Barnardo’s Scotland calculates that some struggling families will lose £1,200 a year (£23 a week) due to tax credit cuts announced in the summer Budget today – despite assurances from the UK Government that the shortfall will be offset by raising the national minimum wage.

“A bad day for Scotland’s children”


In response to the Chancellor’s announcement today that future Tax Credits and Universal Credits will be cut, Eddie Follan from Barnardo’s Scotland, said: “It’s been a very bad day for Scotland’s children. Cuts to Tax credits and changes to Universal credit will leave more families in Scotland struggling to buy basics.

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