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£9m for Future Pathways project

The support service for adult survivors of childhood abuse while they were in care has been extended by the Scottish Government

8th July 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Older people to get out into nature

A new project will see older people get to enjoy the natural surroundings of the Highlands

7th July 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Face masks exemption campaign launched

A charity is highlighting that many disabled people are unable to wear face masks

7th July 2020 by Gareth Jones

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£10m charity survival fund revealed

Grants of up to £250,000 will be handed out to small and medium sized charities to help them survive Covid-19

6th July 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charities join forces to speak out about social media abuse

A group of 38 organisations has come together to call on social media firms to do more to support organisations and the people they help

6th July 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Daughter reunited with mother after tragic MND loss

Daughter reunited with mother shielding due to MND after her partner died of same illness

6th July 2020 by Robert Armour

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Autism charity launches fundraising drive

Scottish Autism is looking for supporters to become Holiday Heroes, as it faces up to losing half of its annual income

3rd July 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Video conferencing vital for those with hearing issues

Technology is is helping to ease the vulnerability deaf people have been experiencing during the pandemic, a charity has said

3rd July 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charity starts to reopen shops

Marie Curie needs to bring in £250,000 a week to pay for its hospice and care services in Scotland

2nd July 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Vulnerable people still unable to access food

The survey by Which?, found that almost half of those shielding in Scotland have been unable to access vital supplies

2nd July 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Brave Scot stars in urgent charity appeal advert

Heather Duff is urging people to support Cancer Research UK as the charity faces up to losses as a result of the coronavirus

1st July 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Epidemic of loneliness in Scotland

Age Scotland has raised its concern after a new study showed older people are struggling to cope during lockdown

30th June 2020 by Gareth Jones

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New advocacy service launched

The Scottish Government has launched a new service to help disabled people access the benefits they are entitled to

30th June 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charity shops to reopen

Sense Scotland is looking forward to its retail operations restarting, having lost out on £1m as a result of Covid-19

29th June 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charity marks 25th anniversary

Food Train has been providing vital support to older people in Scotland, and has increased its work in light of Covid-19

29th June 2020 by Gareth Jones

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More than 700 organisations share £3m

Charities across the country have used funding from the National Emergencies Trust to respond to the coronavirus pandemic #NeverMoreNeeded

29th June 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charity offers free face mask exempt badges

Euan's Guide has created the badges as many disabled people are unable to wear face coverings

26th June 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Daily coronavirus roundup for third sector, Wednesday 24 June

How the third sector is responding to the pandemic #NeverMoreNeeded

24th June 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Cancer Research UK faces annual cuts of £150m

The medical charity has seen fundraising plummet during the Covid-19 crisis.

24th June 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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