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Helping Kinship Carers

National charity Grandparents Plus has been awarded £250,000 by players of People's Postcode Lottery to support some of the country's most vulnerable families. The funding will be used to help 'kinship carers' – family and friends who've taken on care of children when their parents can't look aft ...

Charity Gala 2017

HRH Prince Charles and BBC's Planet Earth presenter Sir David Attenborough last night joined 370 guests at the annual People's Postcode Lottery Charity Gala held at Prestonfield House in Edinburgh. The event was a celebration of the £66 Million awarded to charities in 2016, thanks to players of ...

Inspiring Learning And Creativity

The National Galleries of Scotland looks after one of the world's finest collections of Western art ranging from the Middles Ages to the present day. These holdings include Scotland's national collection of Scottish and international fine art and photography. The National Galleries of Scotland use ...

Long-Awaited Reunion

A little girl who met Sir David Attenborough when he landed in her family farm 35 years ago was reunited with her hero at People's Postcode Lottery’s Charity Gala on Tuesday 24th January. Julie Paterson was celebrating her third birthday when a knock at her family door revealed the BBC star askin ...

£1 Million For RZSS

The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) has received £450,000 funding for 2017 from players of People's Postcode Lottery - bringing the total amount awarded to the conservation organisation to a whopping £1 Million since 2014. To celebrate this major milestone, keepers at RZSS Edinburgh Z ...

Four-Legged Friends

Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) exists to enable disabled children and adults to benefit from the therapy, achievement, and fun of riding horses. Today, the charity supports around 28,000 riders and carriage drivers with all kinds of disabilities. Thanks to players of People's Postcode ...

Encouraging Child Fitness

Sport and play improves the fitness of children, teaches them to get along, and helps them to develop. That's why the Cruyff Foundation encourages children to get active through projects such as Cruyff Courts, Schoolyard14, and sports projects for children with disabilities. Thanks to £850,000 in ...

Healthy Eating And Living

A community group in Birmingham has helped to improve education and awareness around diabetes and healthy eating, thanks to players of People's Postcode Lottery. Saltley Community Association was awarded £20,000 last year by Postcode Community Trust for a year-long project called Healthy Eating ...

Making Time For Nature

Together, The Wildlife Trusts are the UK's largest people-powered environmental organisation working for nature's recovery on land and at sea, looking after a total of 2,300 reserves across the UK. Thanks to players of People's Postcode Lottery, the funding The Wildlife Trusts has been able to fu ...

Postcode Meerkat Protects Rhino

Kruger National Park in South Africa is a key homeland for wild rhino. Alas, all too often, these amazing creatures are not alone in their natural habitat, and are being stalked - by poachers. Groups of poachers move silently through the night, armed with rifles and cutting tools. They have one ...

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