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
Landmark judgment could end poverty for refugee children
Asylum-seeking families in the UK are forced to live in poverty, but a recent ruling is a chance to help
Why International Missing Children's Day matters
Today is International Missing Children’s Day. We’ve looked at what will happen to the 350 children who are likely to go missing today.
'Advocacy can be life-changing': An advocate shares her story
From our programme in Lancashire, Nafeesa shares what it is like to be an advocate, and explains the benefits of young people's voices being heard.
Supporting children who are at risk of sexual exploitation
David Hounsell from our Policy team, visited our Hand in Hand programme to learn more about how they support children at risk of sexual exploitation.
Young people tell the children's minister how to make runaways safe
The children’s minister recently visited to our project in Newcastle, meeting young people and staff
'Volunteering with The Children’s Society has met and exceeded my expectations'
Rod, our archiving volunteer, is tracing our evolution and development, from the children's homes (which we no longer operate) to our family centres