“We gave out almost £14000 in the grant programme last year, and this was only possible with the support of the community.”
in 6 months 265 three day emergency food supplies were provided to people in crisis
“It must be a true safety net that treats people with dignity and respect.”
“A major reason for the higher incidence of early deaths was poverty and its impact across the whole of a child’s life”
At Scottish Book Trust, we believe everybody should have access to the possibilities of books; to that imagination and that possibility for change.”
“The Scottish Welfare Fund is a vital lifeline for many people facing poverty or personal crisis.”
“All things are subject to interpretation. Whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth.” Friedrich Nietzsche
“much of the glue that has held British society together since the Second World War has been deliberately removed and replaced with a harsh and uncaring ethos.”
The ‘Help to Claim’ service which is funded by the DWP but delivered by Citizens Advice Scotland does not protect the date a person makes a claim.
nearly half a million food parcels were distributed in Scotland last year.