'Try something a wee bit wacky so that it generates some extra interest'
Ian and Sheila Hinton have supported our work for nearly half a century. This year they are aiming to complete a DO a month with their community
Our amazing volunteers
Volunteers' Week ends today - have a look back at ways we appreciate our volunteers' contributions, and share our new image
What did volunteering look like 30 years ago?
This year is the 30th anniversary of Volunteers' Week - have a look at our volunteers' activities when Volunteers' Week began
Get involved in Volunteers' Week: 30-month activities
We're sharing three options for ways to support our work over several months
'I have gained valuable experience of working with looked after children'
Issy volunteers one-to-one with a looked after young person, enabling her to participate in fun activities such as rock climbing.
First ever guidance promises better support for unaccompanied children
New government guidance is the first of its kind, and a crucial step forward for some of the most vulnerable children
Don’t punish children for being children
Why we’re supporting a petition calling on the government to keep the existing definition of anti-social behaviour
Who's in our musical super group?
As festival season begins we assemble our musical super group of celebrity supporters - find out who made the band
When debt leaves a scar
We speak to actor Brian Cox and ask him why he’s backing The Debt Trap...
'Yes, I’ll climb Mount Kilimanjaro on my honeymoon'
Nigel Varndell, our Director of Church Partnerships, will spend his honeymoon climbing Kilimanjaro and raising funds for our work - please support his efforts
'There are some things parents should not be made to cut back on – like feeding their kids'
Tamzin, mother of two, writes of free school meals' importance and her shock to learn that all children in poverty don't receive them