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Board of Trustees hard at work!

Board of Trustees hard at work!

A wee screen shot of our dedicated Board of Trustees (minus Rachel - we missed you Rachel!) meeting this week on zoom. We continue to work hard to support the school children in West Lothian who need our help with the cost of the school day. Although the demand for...

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Donation from West Lothian Run

Donation from West Lothian Run

Paul (Race Director West Lothian Run) contacted us to say the donation from the Virtual Festival of Running has been confirmed as £155. Thank you! Along with the Foodbank WL we were joint beneficiaries of the event. Paul said "with so many families suffering financial...

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We are now able to accept second hand donations!

We are now able to accept second hand donations!

We are able to accept second hand donations at 2 locations for the moment: (1) Our offices in Livingston and (2) Craigsfarm Community Hub. Before donating please remember we can only accept EXCELLENT quality school uniform (including items embroidered with a school...

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Kiltwalk 2020

Kiltwalk 2020

The School Bank West Lothian Team have now completed the our virtual Kiltwalk. Well done team! Meg and her mum walked yesterday and Collette, Kirstin, Gillian, Angela, Mary and Teresa walked today. We smashed our target and raised £1,672 to help make a difference to...

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People’s Postcode Lottery Award

People’s Postcode Lottery Award

PRESS RELEASE Players of People’s Postcode Lottery support The School Bank West Lothian to provide school uniform to 800 children in West Lothian! We are delighted to announce that players of People’s Postcode Lottery have awarded The School Bank West Lothian £20, 000...

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Sponsor a Child

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

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 - dailyrecord.co.uk - Scottish news - Scots parents breaking point

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Stephen Firth’s Island Cycle

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.
THANK YOU!!

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Collector needed

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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