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Sponsor a Child

We are looking for people to help sponsor a child for going back to school in August, in our “Sponsor A Child” campaign. Most children return to school in August with brand new uniform, PE kit, a jacket, school bag, stationery, socks and footwear but sadly this just...

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School uniform referrals double in Scotland

Universal Credit and in-work poverty are among the factors being blamed for parents' struggles. Read the full report from the Daily Record - - Scottish news - Scots parents breaking point

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Stephen Firth’s Island Cycle

In June, Stephen Firth completed the mammoth cycle from Vatersay to the Butt of Lewis (approximately 185 miles) to raise money for The School Bank WL.

Stephen raised an epic £690 (plus gift aid) making it a whopping £842! A truly wonderful effort from Stephen and everyone who donated.

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Collector needed

We need a Nominated Collector for our 2 donation drop off points in East Calder, they are based in: (1) Mabitt Cafe (the cafe is open Monday-Friday 9am-3pm so collections need to be made within these hours) and (2) East Calder Partnership Centre It would suit someone...

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Tesco Bags of Hope

The School Bank West Lothian has been successful in going forward for the Tesco Bags of Hope Scheme. Please see below a picture of what it looks like in store. Tesco customers at the Bathgate and the East Calder stores vote for their favourite project each time they...

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Wonderful donation

Today Joe (President) and Laurence (Secretary) from the Bathgate Celtic Supporters popped in to see Collette and they handed over a whopping donation of £500. The money was raised from a recent charity event and we are 1 of 6 good causes to benefit. We were delighted...

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Fundraising Cycle

One of our lovely Supporters, Stephen Firth, is doing a solo cycle ????‍♂️ from the Isle of Barra to the Butt of Lewis on the Outer Hebrides and he is doing this wonderful act to help raise funds for The School Bank West Lothian.???? The cycle takes place at...

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Volunteer needed

Can you help? We are looking for a lovely Volunteer to help with ongoing collections of donations from our collection point in Broxburn. It would involve collecting from Strathbrock Partnership Centre and dropping off to our offices in Livingston on a semi regular...

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Winter Jacket

Thank you to all who donated to our Winter Jacket Appeal! You helped us to Wrap Our Arms around 75 of our local School Children. We launched the campaign on 17th November and we issued our last brand-new jacket to a local child last week. Your generosity has helped...

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