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Purple Friday

Did you fundraise to support our work last Purple Friday and looking to make a donation?

Due to the current situation, we would like to ask you to make your donation by bank transfer if possible.
 Please contact for bank details.

Please only send a cheque if you are not able to make a bank transfer electronically. Cheques should be payable to 'LGBT Youth Scotland' and send to F.A.O. Doro Weber, LGBT Youth Scotland, 5/1 Mitchell Street, Edinburgh, EH6 7BD.

Please send us your Purple Friday donations by 31 March 2020.

Thank you for your support!

Looking for our Purple Map? See how purple we've managed to turn Scotland with your help:

Today is 28th February and we are celebrating Purple Friday! The colour purple of the rainbow flag represents Spirit; the spirit of the LGBT community and their allies. We are inviting you to show your support for LGBT equality by getting involved today.


We rely on the support of individuals, community groups and businesses to keep our youth work services running. Purple Friday is our biggest fundraising day of the year. Last year an incredible £13k was raised during Purple Friday. Help us make an even bigger difference this year and support our life-changing work with LGBTI young people in Scotland.

You have the option to make either a one-off donation or set up a regular payment.

  • Text PURPLE to 70470 to donate £5. This costs £5 plus a std rate message.

Alternatively, you can opt to give any whole amount up to £20 by texting PURPLE followed by the amount you wish to give (for example, ‘PURPLE15’ to give £15). Let’s make PurpleFriday count!


Pledge your support for LGBT equality and pin a photo of yourself on our interactive map of Scotland and help turn it purple! 

Take a photo of yourself (alone or with friends or colleagues) next to a local landmark, in your office or school, or just in a place that means something to you. You might want to wear purple or hold up a printout of our Purple Friday Logo.

  • Tweet your photo and include two hashtags: #PurpleFriday and #yourtown, for example: #Glasgow
  • See your tweet on the map (back live on Monday)at

The more people in any Scottish local authority who pin photos to the map, the more purple that part of Scotland will turn. With your help, we can turn the entire map purple!

Any questions about the Purple Map? Check out our FAQs!


If you are fundraising today for Purple Friday, send us your success stories with pictures to We would love to feature some of the events you’ve put together to celebrate Purple Friday on your website and social media, as well as in next year’s participation pack!


  • Purple Friday Posters

    Need some more 'Turn your world purple' posters?
  • Participation Guide

    Get all the info you need in one handy PDF guide!

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