New legal powers for child trafficking advocates will help hundreds of children
We applaud the Government for listening to our calls and changing the law to improve support for hundreds of trafficked children across the UK.
Alberta tells us about her experiences as a volunteer befriender
As part of National Student Volunteers' Week, we hear from student and volunteer befriender, Alberta.
Tackling the cost of school uniforms
Our new report shows the high cost of school uniforms has a real impact on the experience of hundreds of thousands of pupils across the country.
Student fundraiser Samantha tells us about her time participating in The Kilimanjaro Trek
In recognition of National Student Volunteers' Week, we hear from one our student fundraisers, Samantha.
How to support your child’s well-being: Take notice
As part of our groundbreaking research into the children's well-being, we have worked with the New Economics Foundation (NEF) to find out what children can do to support their own well-being and how you can help.
BenevoLent: Into the wilderness
Over Lent we’re offering weekly suggestions for prayer, action and reflection on the gospel passages. This week we’re reflecting on Mark 1.9-15: ‘The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has come near; repent, and believe in the good news.’
What rise in the national minimum wage?
The minimum wage isn't doing enough to lift children out of poverty - but if the rate rose it could help low-income working families in multiple ways
Walking from France and running in Berlin
This week marks the 20th anniversary of Le Walk, an event that raised £2m and was the first time since the ice age that humans walked from France to England
The big changes Universal Credit would bring for my family
As a result of the planned changes, 'we are about to become more isolated, our quality of life and that of our children further impaired', Jacqueline writes
'Why I'm backing The Children's Society in Greater Manchester'
Singer Misha B shares her experiences growing up in impoverished areas of Greater Manchester, and calls for support for vulnerable children in the area
This year we did more than remember
Seders during Passover addressed the plight of families on asylum-support - and how we can help them