Being a young carer made me who I am today
Paul Al-Naqib, Independent Advocate from The Children’s Society, Black Country shares his experience of being a young carer, the care system and how it shaped his future.
Some mothers do ‘ave em!
For Mothering Sunday, Mo Baldwin reflects on how all her stupid actions, silly mistakes and harsh words growing up were met with love by her mum and church family. Their unconditional love throughout some tough circumstances made her who she is today.
You Have the Same 24 Hours as Beyonce
This Student Volunteer week we are showcasing what it is like to be a challenge leader for The Children's Society. Kannee has kindly shared her story.
Special night at the theatre with The Children’s Society for Firebird
We were thrilled to be joined by a group of famous faces for an exclusive performance of Firebird, followed by a special post-show Q and A alongside the artistic team.
Giving back as a volunteer
This Student Volunteering Week we have been talking to some of our student volunteers to find out how they support the children and young people we work with. Olivia is a Psychology student at Manchester Metropolitan University who has been volunteering as a befriender with The Children’s Society.
Lent: Poverty of relationship
Whatever the reason, a parent's presence can provide deep levels of reassurance, writes Krish Kandiah of the Home for Good 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
Delivering more than 90,000 Fair and Square signatures to Number 10
Today we present our Fair and Square petition to Downing Street, calling for all children in poverty to receive free school meals
'Sometimes children do not have anyone who really cares for them and so I want to help them'
Before she takes part in the Lite@Nite kids triathlon this Sunday, Bryony explains the big reasons why she’ll be swimming, cycling and running
The government needs to reform the anti-social behaviour agenda for young people
While elements of a new bill would improve how we tackle anti-social behaviour by children, it fails to propose measures to address the behaviour's root causes
Handle with Care: helping young people in the care system
Rob Kippen, a Children’s Rights Officer in Oldham looks at some of the hard decisions young people in care have to face and how we're helping them.