Advent: God’s ways are not to give leftovers
The Christmas story - of God abiding with us - is one of extravagant generosity. Mark Russell calls us to reflect this extravagant generosity in the everyday actions that make up our life.
You can make a huge difference on Giving Tuesday
Giving Tuesday is a fantastic day where social media users around the world take time out to support their favourite charities and celebrate positive changes they can make in the world around them. This year it will be held this Tuesday, 1 December.
Advent: Somewhere in between
Esther’s poem, based on Psalm 25, reminds us why it’s important to take some time to reflect during Advent.
10 things we learnt about carol singing last year
We asked our supporters what advice they would give future carol singers, here we share 10 things we learnt to make any event perfect.
Everyone dressed like me during our Santa Run
Guest blogger Santa Claus writes about why he participates in an annual Santa Run, and why you should join him and thousands of fellow Santas in a run this year.
Track the low levels of support asylum-seeking families receive
Use our interactive graph to see the varying levels of support for nine different families.
My day at The Children’s Society
Oliver, a young volunteer, travelled to London to meet our chief executive, managers and to learn more about our work
Calculate how the welfare benefits up-rating cap will affect families
As parliament debates a 1% annual cap on benefit and tax credit increases, you can calculate how the change could affect family finances
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Traffic to our blog is rising sharply - we're looking for authors to help keep the trend going
Sharing young carers' experiences during Carers Week, and how you can join in
Young carers have written stories, sung songs and created videos about their experiences - have a look