Join us in supporting Children’s Mental Health Week
This week we are delighted to support Place2Be as they launch the first Children’s Mental Health Week.
How to support your child’s well-being: Connect
As part of our ground breaking research into the well-being of children, we have worked with nef* to find out what children can do to support their own well-being and how you can help
BenevoLent: I'm giving up cake for Lent
Today, Simon, Director of Fundraising & Marketing writes about what he is giving up during Lent.
'They didn’t care that I was homeless - they had a nice warm house to go home to'
This winter, two million families – with 3.8 million children – are struggling to pay their energy bills. For more than half of these families (1.3 million), at one point or another, this struggle has become too much and they have fallen behind on their bills. Nadia, shares how her family is caught in a debt trap.
Kerry's story: 'My school doesn’t recognise young carers'
Kerry’s story is part of Hidden: England’s Invisible Young Carers, a compelling exhibition of stories of some of the more than 166,000 young carers in this country.
Volunteering has been a totally invaluable experience
Jasmine shares her experiences volunteering with our policy team
Exposing modern day slavery in the UK
Exploited children who are trafficked into the UK are being criminalised by a system that brands them 'illegal immigrants'
Famous, Rich and Hungry . . . and me
Lily Caprani, our Director of Strategy and Policy, tells how she helped TV celebs understand the reality of poverty
Santa Claus, Big Ben and vulnerable children: Our Christmas messages, 1907-1952
The manager of our archives presents a handful of heartwarming Christmas images, drawn from the pages of magazines we shared with supporters
What is the state of free school meals near you?
1.2 million young people in poverty in England miss out on free school meals. Use our map to see what it's like in your area.