Perfect recipes for an Easter Bake and Brew
With Easter just around the corner, The Children Society's resident baker Owain shares some of his recipes and tips for a perfect Bake and Brew.
'I’ve always been a keen baker, especially when I’ve got some free time on the weekends. To celebrate the run up to Easter I made Simnel cakes as well as chocolate Easter nests. Many hands make light work, so I got my nephew involved in the baking to celebrate this special and reflective time of year.
BenevoLent: I've given up quite the list!
Louise has given up everything she can think of for lent this year. She tells us about how she's been finding it.
I've given up my bed for 40 days and 40 nights
Dylan, 9 years old, has given up his bed for 40 days and nights to support The Children's Society.
We can stop council tax debt collection from harming children
70% of parents who have experienced bailiff visits while children are in the home said the bailiff’s behaviour was threatening, scary or aggressive
A new example of the crisis the poorest children face
Today the Daily Mirror published a poll reporting the hunger teachers see every day
'Being a volunteer at the children's centre is hugely rewarding'
Amanda, a breastfeeding support volunteer, explains why she volunteers and how her children's centre has helped her and her family
From life-threatening accident to cycling 100 miles for charity
David Ayre, our Policy Officer, was involved in a serious car accident that threatened his life last year. Remarkably he is now planning a 100 mile charity bike ride - and he’s still not given up hope of a place in Great Britain’s 2016 Olympic team.
Working with vulnerable and often forgotten families in the asylum system
Our programme worker shares his experiences working with families in Leeds in the asylum system.
The kids are all Wight: Gauging children’s well-being on the Isle of Wight
Larissa from our research team shares findings from our survey of children and young people's happiness with aspects of their lives