Advent: Stop payday loan ads with our ‘Ready Teddy’ campaign
Christmas in particular is a time when families might face financial struggles. We have been campaigning to stop payday loan adverts from being shown during children’s TV shows. Watch our video today, and find out why this is a problem for many families.
Advent: Let the grumblies grumble!
Kate says she would risk everything for the gospel. Risk looking stupid, risk looking like an idiot and look to have a giggle in the process. She’d even risk grumblies grumbling at her because one day she’ll have to stand and answer to the one that really matters.
Advent: Someone who believes in us
We all need support - Joanna explains why this is particularly true for the most vulnerable 16-17 year olds.
Advent: Christmas is just around the corner
Today Caroline Spelman shares her joy in the Advent season. It's a joy that motivates her to look for opportunities to work for a better world.
Marking the start of Advent with a royal visit
On 1 December 2015, we marked the start of Advent with a special Advent Service at Lambeth Palace, London in the presence of the charity’s Royal President Her Royal Highness (HRH) The Duchess of Gloucester GCVO.
Young carer champion interviews the CEO of Henley Festival
Find out what happened when Melissa interviewed Charlotte about The Children’s Society and Henley Festival working in partnership to help young carers.
Protecting young people who run away from care
Safeguarding and protecting young people who run away has topped our agenda for more than 25 years, writes our Chief Executive
Abolishing child poverty targets masks true extent of in-work poverty
Whilst there are many factors that contribute to families falling into and becoming trapped in poverty, the ability to maintain a reasonable standard of living and afford essentials is at the heart of the matter.
Why I love volunteering
Volunteer Kate Palmer shares her experience of being an Independent Visitor for our Salford Children's Rights programme.
Addressing obesity through school meals
We recommend that the Government explore whether any proceeds from a sugar tax could be reinvested in the provision of healthy free school meals for low income families.
Do you agree that 700,000 children in poverty should receive free school meals?
The new School Food Plan recognises that 700k children from low income working families miss free school meals - we need to make sure they get those meals