Our work blog
Our work blog
We are fortunate to work directly with a wide range of children and young people. In their blog, staff from our projects, programmes and children's centres share their experiences of working with these young people.
Helping out at the migrant camp in Calais
Four of our staff visited the ‘Jungle’ migrant camp in Calais in a personal capacity just a week before its demolition by the French authorities.
Celebrating children’s rights at WHY? Festival 2016
Last week we celebrated children’s rights in style at Southbank Centre’s festival.
Top tips for choosing your charity Christmas cards this year
Sheryl Sayer is the shop manager at The Children’s Society store in Beccles, Suffolk, which sells the highest number of Christmas cards out of all of our shops, every year.
How Southbank Centre is bringing the hidden lives of young carers into the spotlight
WHY Festival will feature Hidden, a ground-breaking exhibition about young carers, as part of its partnership with The Children’s Society.
Taking a stand at Conference
Now the political dust has settled after party conferences we take a look back at The Children’s Society’s presence this year
Break the darkness with the light of Christingle
We shuffle in, out of the cold. It isn’t long before we are handed a bizarre object. As the lights fade, sweets are stealthily swallowed.
Christingle Joy at Kingsley School Bideford
Our Christingle Service at Kingsley School has been taking place for over 20 years and it is, together with our infant Nativity service, the highlight of our Autumn Term. It is a time when we can all pause, think about our lives and those of others less fortunate and how we can make the world God has given us a better place.
Open the doors to your Christingle and spread hope in your community
One of the things I love most about Christingle is the opportunity that it gives us to reach out to people we probably wouldn’t normally see in church.
When we sing Christingle at our school
Christmas at St Nicholas School is always a special occasion as we remember the patron saint of our school just before Christmas.
What was Boaz before he met Ruth?
Grab yourself a cup of tea and enjoy these one-liners from the witty Kate Bottley.
You can make a huge difference on Giving Tuesday
Giving Tuesday is a fantastic day where social media users around the world take time out to support their favourite charities and celebrate positive changes they can make in the world around them. This year it will be held this Tuesday, 29th November.