'People say that this is the moment when their Christmas starts'
Barbara Weeks has helped organise fantastic Christingle services for the past 30 years at her church in Devon.
Advent: What happened when I reached comedic puberty
How can we turn our eyes away from ourselves and our successes this Advent? Comedian Andy Kind shares his experiences of chasing success.
Advent: Parliament is taking notice
We’ve rescheduled our Advent calendar because this was too good an opportunity to miss.
Advent: Can God use dysfunctional families?
Krish explores a Hebrew understanding of family, and challenges us to re-think understanding our own families in the run up to Christmas.
Advent: Opening doors, year by year
What if Advent calendars told the story of your life? Imogen explores the implications of this for herself and others…
We need to change the law to protect 16- and 17-year-olds
These children are at greatest risk of abuse and neglect but the law leaves them with few protections and rights
Mapping the projected rise in vulnerable families and children
We break down the data contained in our recent joint report with NSPCC and Action for Children, identifying where vulnerability is projected to rise by 2015.
Are you a university student? Apply to join our scheme with the IoF
For university students wanting to gain invaluable experience as fundraisers, we've created a new scheme with the Institute in Fundraising
Graduating to become a volunteer
This week, Juanita became a volunteer at our Disability Advocacy Programme, the first young person to do so at the project
May the fourth be with you
In recognition of Star Wars Day, we’ve adapted a simple guessing game with images of our favourite droid from the latest film.