Will you donate your #FirstFiver?
It’s always a dream for charities when campaigns “go viral”, breaking into the public consciousness and gaining a life of their own. That happened this week for the whole charity sector involved in #FirstFiver.
The hidden impact of debt
Our new report, The Damage of Debt finds that more than 500,000 children living in debt-ridden families are unhappy with their lives.
Kimberley Wilson: Life is always better with cake
Great British Bake Off finalist Kimberley Wilson gives recommendations and tasty recipes for your next Bake and Brew.
Forced to choose between having food or being warm
Working with young people leaving care, Angela finds that a lack of support and financial education is putting many young people in difficult situations.
The journey of a care leaver
Young people leaving the care system are often left with limited support that can leave them in real risk of falling into debt and destitution. This blog looks at the support a British or settled young person will receive in their journey out of the care system.
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.
Advent: The generosity of strangers
Often, individuals' stories stay with us. Sarah Teather MP shares Gemma's story and how her life has been transformed since coming into contact with our work.
Allestree Committee celebrates half a century of fundraising
At the end of Volunteers' Week we hear about a recent celebration for the Allestree Committee fundraising group who have been raising funds to support our work 50 years.
Home Office minister and young people meet in Peckham
Young people and our staff welcomed Jeremy Browne, MP and Home Office minister, to talk about our work
Are we wrapping our children in cotton wool?
Elaine Hindal, Director of our Campaign for Childhood, suggests children need more freedom and choice.