Welcome to the Spring 2015 issue of Voice magazine
My name’s Ellie and I’m very proud to be guest editor of this issue, and to get a chance to speak to supporters like you, who make what I do with The Children’s Society’s SCARPA Squad possible!
Reaching fuel-poor families
The lead of a joint project to research the problem of fuel poverty among families outlines the findings and explains how it's important in reaching fuel-poor families.
Advent: Once in Royal David's City
After all the waiting and preparing, the big day is here! Today we can greet the Lord, born this happy morning! Thank you so much for journeying with us through this Advent season, we have loved sharing it with you.
Merry Christmas from The Children’s Society
We’re wishing all of our supporters a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year.
Advent: How to beat bullies
With under 24 hours to go until Christmas, Nkechi shares her personal experience on how to beat the bullies. There is deep wisdom in her words – both for those who face bullying and those who don’t – because the principles she shares ring true in standing up to any injustice.
My work experience week at SCARPA by Rachel Ward
Fourteen-year-old Rachel Ward spent a week doing work experience at our SCARPA programme. Here she writes about what it was like.
Advent: A time to wait
Advent challenges us to wait, and wait well. We resist quick-fix answers as we consider the slow movement towards the fulfilment of God’s salvation.
Bill Bailey, Alain de Botton and Rankin support Big Summer DO
Alain de Boton, Rankin and Bill Bailey share their thoughts on summer memories
Why I'm riding 100 miles this weekend
On his last training ride before Sunday's big bicycle ride, a road in Surrey reminds Matt of why he was on a bike
Righteousness and equity
The characterisation of people living in poverty as lazy is deeply unbiblical.