Care leavers struggle with council tax debts
'Every day, my work shows me how important it is to raise awareness of the challenges care leavers face as they leave the care system, particularly with money and avoiding debt.'
Abu – An award-winning inspiration
Abu Alamer, 21, from Coventry, receive an award at Over the Rainbow for his outstanding contribution to helping other young refugees who have been forced to flee their country.
The end of Lent and my BenevoLent challenge
Fantastic resources to engage your church in praying, giving and acting for vulnerable young people this Lent are now available.
BenevoLent has ended this year but you can still support our work - find out how today.
Hooray we made it! My BenevoLent challenge is over and Easter is here at long last.
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.
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.
Fair and Square - free school meals and more
Free school meals are key to a wider collection of benefits working families in poverty can receive
Government confirms 'no going back' on low income measures of child poverty
'It's great to hear Education Minister David Laws setting out his commitment to acting on the underlying causes of child poverty, not just on the symptoms.'
It’s not too late to donate to a Junior ISA this tax year
Save for your child’s future while investing ethically and supporting our work
Auctioning tickets, dressing as a chilli, and more to support The Children’s Society
Kerrang!'s Cash for Kids campaign raised money and awareness, and generated some good stories