BenevoLent: Hope wins
Over Lent we’re offering weekly suggestions for prayer, action and reflection on the gospel passages. This week we’re reflecting on Mark 15.1-39, (40-47) and the promise of new life:
"Now when the centurion, who stood facing him, saw that in this way [Jesus] breathed his last, he said, “Truly this man was God’s Son!”
We can stop council tax debt collection from harming children
70% of parents who have experienced bailiff visits while children are in the home said the bailiff’s behaviour was threatening, scary or aggressive
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
Will power: Make the future brighter by leaving a legacy
A particularly generous gift reminds us of the importance all donations - small, medium or large - in wills.
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Getting better support for trafficked children
Trafficked children are forced into a range of horrific abuse, including domestic servitude, forced criminality and sexual exploitation.
'This event has already shown us just how generous and kind strangers can be'
Liz Hart, one of our supporters in the West Midlands, writes about co-organising a Bake and Brew coffee morning and quilt-knitting event
Volunteering: The benefits and what it's really like
Nazia says: 'I have gained experience, new skills, worked with people I would never have met otherwise'
The government needs to reform the anti-social behaviour agenda for young people
While elements of a new bill would improve how we tackle anti-social behaviour by children, it fails to propose measures to address the behaviour's root causes