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Lorraine Kelly's 24 Hour Ceilidh

I'm taking part in 24 hrs of ceilidh in Scotland for STV Appeal because I want to help children affected by poverty

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STV Appeal

We fund projects across Scotland to help children affected by poverty

Charity Registration No. SC042429


On 11th-12th September 2015 Lorraine Kelly will be taking to the road to fundraise for children affected by poverty. Following her “Shimmy Across Scotland”, which raised £100,000 last year, she’s putting her dancing shoes back on. Joined by her friend Maxine Jones, the ladies will be getting us all moving with a 24-hour ceilidh to raise as much money as possible for The STV Children's Appeal.


From Friday 11th to Saturday 12th September, Lorraine will travel across Scotland to join as many fundraising ceilidhs as possible. Groups  across the world will be encouraged to host their own events, recording them to be included in special STV programming. All these fantastic efforts will support the 1 in 5 children affected by poverty in Scotland.


Lorraine, who is a trustee of the STV Children's Appeal, tells us why this is so important to her. 


“Last year I took on a 24 hour shimmy for the Appeal and this year I’ll be putting my dancing shoes back on. Over 24 hours I’ll be challenging myself by taking on a series of ceilidhs to raise money for children and young people in Scotland affected by poverty. Maxine and I will be travelling across Scotland in September and also encouraging other groups across the globe to join us and host their own fundraising ceilidhs to help raise as much as possible for this vital cause. It’ll be a challenge to keep going but hopefully with support from fellow dancers around the world, I’ll get through.”


If your group, school or business would like to get involved with Lorraine Kelly's Ceilidh to help raise funds for the STV Children's Appeal, please get in touch with Mari Slavin on