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Update: For the second year in a row, we won a commendation - effectively second place - in Social Buzz Awards' best blog category.
What your Christmas gift means to the young people I work with
Jo explains how a small present can make a big difference to the young people she works with in Nottingham
Debt Trap: You spoke, they listened
Yesterday was decision day for payday loan adverts.
We delivered your 17,000 messages to the Government, and now they’ve listened to you.
The Government has told the advertising watchdogs to investigate restrictions that would protect children from these irresponsible adverts.
Today: Join us and Martin Lewis in calling to halt payday loan advertising
Consumer advice expert Martin Lewis has written a passionate plea for Parliament to take action to curb payday loan advertising.
Join our #Caroloke campaign
Show your Christmas spirit and have fun with friends and family by sharing a video of you singing or playing your favourite Christmas carol in aid of The Children’s Society.
Where it's map: Dynamic maps on our website and elsewhere
A quick look at how we've used online maps to highlight aspects of our work, last week's big map-related news, and what's coming up in March
4 v 95: Asylum-seeking children and families need free school meals
Free school meals for children in asylum-seeking families would help those surviving on £5 a day for each family member
Tuning in to this year's Young Carers Festival
Although tickets to this year's festival are gone, there are many ways to get involved and support young carers
Archbishop Justin Welby welcomes us to Advent
This year, Archbishop Welby joins a fantastic team of Advent calendar contributors to remind us that ‘for the children. . . it can seem like endless waiting – like days of sitting in an aeroplane without getting closer to our destination.’
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.