'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.
Get involved in Volunteers' Week: 30-week activities
If you are willing to spend more time, we have three easy options for ways to get involved and support our work.
'I enjoy working with professionals who are delivering a changing organisation'
Diversity and inclusion specialist Mary Walsh shares her experience of volunteering in support of our work
Get involved in Volunteers' Week: 30-day activities
We have three options for ways to get involved and support our work, ideally suited for 30 days
'Volunteering empowers me in ways I would never have thought possible'
Devoted volunteer Mags found volunteering helped her battle depression and gain confidence to read and sing in front of parents, carers and children
'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
Thank you for helping me change my life
My name is Imogen and four years ago I was referred to a programme run by The Children’s Society in Lancashire.
Jade Ewen: Being a young carer 'made me stronger than I realise'
Singer, songwriter and actress Jade Ewen writes: 'I didn’t realise I was something that’s called a young carer. I’m still finding out how that has shaped who I am now'
Our Advent blog
The season of Advent is both counter-cultural and challenging. We introduce our Advent blog with a prayer by Paula Gooder and a reflection of the season
Fair and Square campaign victory
The government's announcement that 1.4 million more children will get a free school meal is a significant step forward
A warm message from Lurine Cato in support of Christingle
Lurine Cato is supporting The Children’s Society’s annual festive campaign, Christingle, which is raising money for the charity’s work with children whose lives are blighted by poverty.