When Becky was 15 she met someone she thought really cared for her. But then things changed. Watch her story here.
The Lightless Sky: an Afghan refugee boy’s journey of escape to a new life in Britain
Gulwali Passarlay was 12 when he fled Afghanistan, his new book tells the story. Here Gulwali tells us about his harrowing journey to the UK
Christmas changes lives at Talbot Heath
Young world-changers come together to celebrate Christmas and make a big difference to vulnerable children. Head teacher, Karen Leahy, tells us how they gather pupils, parents and staff to organise memorable Christmas events.
Parents still being forced to pay over the odds for school uniforms
The Competition and Market Authority (CMA) has written an open letter to head teachers, governing boards and school uniform suppliers, urging them to make school uniforms available at the best prices possible
Seriously Awkward campaign goes to party conferences
We have been at the political party conferences, talking to MPs about the Seriously Awkward campaign
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
Why it's important we support the 'poor kids'
Laura Rodrigues, Policy Officer, responds to BBC documentary 'Poor Kids' and raises concerns over the Government's new Welfare Reform Bill.
Social work student Alba tells us about her role as a volunteer in the West Midlands
As part of Student Volunteer Week, we hear from Alba.
The state of support for families seeking protection in the UK
Around 20,000 people, including unaccompanied children, seek asylum in the UK. The level of support they receive is being discussed in parliament
Lent: The poverty of choice
As Lent begins, use Benevolent, our app that shows the benefit of sacrificing for Lent, and Janet Morley reflects on what Lent means