Fundraising and events blog

We have a tremendous group of fundraisers across the country who raise money to support our work, helping us make childhood better.

Blog contributors

Charlotte Mulcock - Fundraiser
The shop in West Hampstead
Our digital team models summer's best looks from our shop in West Hampstead
26 July 2014
Bill Bailey
Cliff Richard, Rankin, Alain de Boton and Bill Bailey share their thoughts on summer memories
22 July 2014
children playing with a balloon
We asked 1000 people: Do you think it’s tougher growing up now compared to your own childhood?
17 July 2014
Charlotte Mulcock and two friends surrounded by balloons
Charlotte from West Yorkshire explains how careful planning and hard work made her fundraising DO a success
03 July 2014
Jo Joyner stands before bunting and surrounded by childhood games Jo supports Bi
'I'm encouraging people to do their bit this summer by holding a Big Summer DO, to help support disadvantaged children'
30 June 2014
Young boy playing drums
As festival season begins we assemble our musical super group of celebrity supporters - find out who made the band
28 June 2014
map of the UK with differently coloured areas that indicate unique schemes
Search by postcode to find your local authority's scheme to replace community care grants and crisis loans for general living expenses
18 July 2013
Can you guess how many Jelly Babies there are?
You could win a family ticket to Bounce Festival worth £60. All you have to do is guess how many Jelly Babies are in the jar.
05 August 2013
Mags Robinson with The Children's Society CEO Matthew Reed
Devoted volunteer Mags found volunteering helped her battle depression and gain confidence to read and sing in front of parents, carers and children
04 June 2014
young girl who has run away
We are working with Nicola Blackwood and the government to strengthen controls that protect children from sexual abuse and exploitation
15 October 2013
young people discussing
A team of five young people on our Board of Trustees, including Aaron Thomas Rowles, helped select our new leader
14 February 2012
Lily Caprani
The recent BBC One series' expert - and our Director of Strategy and Policy - explains that the series was about more than exposing celebs to poverty
18 March 2014