Hello lovelies! - A new video from Theodora Lee
In this guest blog, popular YouTuber and blogger Theodora Lee talks about why she’s backing the Seriously Awkward campaign.
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.
'The best day ever - I really hope we can do something like this again!'
Liam, who works with our programme in Leeds, writes about helping four fellow young people with disabilities
'They didn’t care that I was homeless - they had a nice warm house to go home to'
This winter, two million families – with 3.8 million children – are struggling to pay their energy bills. For more than half of these families (1.3 million), at one point or another, this struggle has become too much and they have fallen behind on their bills. Nadia, shares how her family is caught in a debt trap.
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
Lessons to learn: Exploring the links between running away and absence from school
Every year, 100,000 children run away from home or care, and 200,000 miss a month of schooling. These shocking figures are related, our new report finds.
Bad traffic: Please support Anti-Slavery Day
Children are trafficked into and around the UK daily. Anti-Slavery Day draws awareness to these young people's plight, explains policy officer Natalie Williams.
Get fit and support The Children's Society in 2013
Have you made a New Year's resolution to get fit in 2013? You can burn off those extra mince pies and support The Children's Society at the same time.