Celebrating Volunteers’ Week
Yesterday, Sunday 7 June, marked the last day of Volunteers Week 2015 and a fantastic seven days of celebrations.
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.
Volunteers' Week: 'The skills and experience you can get out of it are just brilliant'
A-level student Lily shares her experiences volunteering at our headquarters over the past 18 months
Volunteers' Week: 'People are very warm and friendly, and there is so much going on'
In celebration of Volunteers' Week, we spoke to Irfan, a Money Mentor in Bradford, about what he does in his volunteering role
Volunteers' Week: 'The Children’s Society is a very worthwhile charity to get involved in'
In celebration of Volunteers' Week, we spoke to Zak, a Corporate Ambassador, about how he works with local businesses to raise vital funds to support our work.
Volunteers' Week: 'The independent visitor initiative is a fantastic scheme'
In celebration of Volunteers' Week, we asked Barry, an independent visitor volunteer at our Checkpoint programme, about his experiences.
Eve's story: Spiraling debt
A council tax debt led to Eve’s children going hungry and eventually losing their home.
Why We Love Messy Christingle
Learn how many children making Christingle candles makes for a messy, fun way to learn about the meaning of Christmas.
Knock, knock, knocking on a donor’s door
A new donor writes in appreciation of one of our fundraisers' politeness, knowledge and ability to withstand cold.
'Why I'm backing The Children's Society in Greater Manchester'
Singer Misha B shares her experiences growing up in impoverished areas of Greater Manchester, and calls for support for vulnerable children in the area
Getting better support for trafficked children
Trafficked children are forced into a range of horrific abuse, including domestic servitude, forced criminality and sexual exploitation.