S.M.I.L.E. Counselling


S.M.I.L.E Counselling are here to help young people who are struggling with how they feel. We offer a range of free counselling services for 11-24 year olds in West Lothian. These services includes face-to-face counselling sessions, one-to-one phone calls, emails and online chat. Due to the pandemic the demand for our services has trebled and we would like to employ more counsellors to continue to empowered young people and help them be the best of themselves.

Why not "Buy a Balloon for Christmas"? A balloon only costs £3 and you can buy one for yourself or one for a friend. Your friend will be given a code which they can then register their own balloon. You can design your own colour, pattern, text. You can even decide how thick you want the balloon and how much helium to put in it! Everything about this race is real except the balloon which is virtual and eco-friendly. The balloon race will start from Lapland on Christmas Day and last for 7 days. You will be able track your balloon online. The direction of the balloon and how fast it goes depends on the real weather forecast.

Prize for the Overall race winners
1st £500 cash.
2nd Apple Ipad.
3rd 10 lucky winners of £10 Book Tokens.



As well as eco-racing prizes, we have some local prizes. These are

1st £100 Amazon Gift Voucher donated by Bridges Properties, West Lothian Estate Agent.
2nd Amazon Fire 7 tablet.
3rd Chocolate Bouquet made and donated by one of our supporters Lynne.
4th & 5th Sensory fidget toys box donated by Diversified, Non-for-Profit, supporting neurodiverse Young People in West Lothian.
The wooden spoon prize (if your balloon bursts first or comes last!) inflatable reindeer hula hoop game.

This is a seven-day computer simulation race where everything is real except the balloon. The software uses current live weather data to determine the progress of each balloon and each entry can be tracked on Google Maps and Satellites once launched. It has no negative environmental impact on wildlife, climate change, plastic waste or litter. So BUY YOUR BALLOON NOW and make the Young people of West Lothian S.M.I.L.E.

IF YOU PURCHASE A GIFT CODE, PLEASE REDEEM IT BY 12 Midnight on 24th DECEMBER, OTHERWISE YOU WILL NOT BE IN THE RACE

Our fundraising target is: £1000

Gross monies raised so far: £198

Supporters so far: 27

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