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The voice of Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

Published by Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

TFN is published by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6BB. The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation. Registration number SC003558.

 
Over 6,000 SCIAF campaigners have urged Scotland’s First Minister to do more to protect the world’s poorest people

 
The founder of one of Scotland’s largest and most high profile foodbanks has been charged with fraud

 
A charity’s director has met inmates at Shotts Prison as he asks people to “go the extra mile” to fight poverty and injustice.

 
Poverty over the school holidays has lead to more families turning to foodbanks this summer and has left foodbanks in desperate need of donations

 
This short and moving film examines the reality of life for 15 families that fled Syrian as refugees and are now living on the Isle of Bute

 
The Social Bite cafe, which donates its profits to homeless causes, has seen a tenfold increase in its corporate catering business.

 
Regular customers will be able to pay meals forward for homeless people who will also be offered training opportunities with top chef Martin Wishart

 
The report into the independent review into the governance of Citizens Advice Scotland has been published calling for a total overhaul of the board

 
Scottish Rural Action is recruiting people from across the country in a bid to create a grassroots network of volunteers who will campaign on local issues

 
The royal Range Rover is being sold on the auction site CharityStars with the proceeds going to two charities