BenevoLent: I've given up bad carbs for Lent
This year I have decided to give up bad carbs for 40 days. This means, no white bread, anything made with white flour, potatoes and certainly no fast food.
Project worker Liz talks about her work in Torquay
Today, Liz Hawkins talks about her role as a project worker and supporting Jenny, a girl who suffered appalling physical abuse at the hands of her stepmother.
Jan Sayer works with young people at risk of homelessness and their families to try and find a solution which will allow them to stay at home
Delivered: Final notice for energy companies
We delivered 6,378 petitions telling the companies to show some warmth to families and children in energy debt
BenevoLent: A new life
Over Lent we’re offering weekly suggestions for prayer, action and reflection on the gospel passages.
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'
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.
The great value of advocacy for children in care
Many children in the care system tell us of experiences of powerlessness when decisions are made about their future - but advocates help change that
Celebrating International Youth Day by helping young migrants thrive
Our policy adviser writes of the issues and sometimes harrowing conditions young migrants face, and what we can do to help them
'Volunteering empowers me in ways I would never have thought possible'
Devoted volunteer Mags found volunteering helped her battle depression and gain confidence to read and sing in front of parents, carers and children