Being a young carer made me who I am today
Paul Al-Naqib, Independent Advocate from The Children’s Society, Black Country shares his experience of being a young carer, the care system and how it shaped his future.
Some mothers do ‘ave em!
For Mothering Sunday, Mo Baldwin reflects on how all her stupid actions, silly mistakes and harsh words growing up were met with love by her mum and church family. Their unconditional love throughout some tough circumstances made her who she is today.
You Have the Same 24 Hours as Beyonce
This Student Volunteer week we are showcasing what it is like to be a challenge leader for The Children's Society. Kannee has kindly shared her story.
Giving back as a volunteer
This Student Volunteering Week we have been talking to some of our student volunteers to find out how they support the children and young people we work with. Olivia is a Psychology student at Manchester Metropolitan University who has been volunteering as a befriender with The Children’s Society.
Special night at the theatre with The Children’s Society for Firebird
We were thrilled to be joined by a group of famous faces for an exclusive performance of Firebird, followed by a special post-show Q and A alongside the artistic team.
Understanding the nature and scale of child poverty
The government launched its consultation on measuring child poverty in Lewisham last week - what do local residents think?
Young refugees share their stories
In support of West Yorkshire Playhouse's new production of Refugee Boy, young people in Leeds share their stories
Students speak to Alan Milburn about ending child poverty
Young people from our Genesis project in Greenwich write about meeting and interviewing independent reviewer Alan Milburn.
Melissa's story: We helped turn around a young carer's life
'I’ve received so much support from The Children’s Society’s Young Carers in Focus programme', Melissa says.
Volunteers' Week: 'The skills and experience you can get out of it are just brilliant'
A-level student Lily shares her experiences volunteering at our headquarters over the past 18 months