Welcome to the Spring 2015 issue of Voice magazine
My name’s Ellie and I’m very proud to be guest editor of this issue, and to get a chance to speak to supporters like you, who make what I do with The Children’s Society’s SCARPA Squad possible!
Reaching fuel-poor families
The lead of a joint project to research the problem of fuel poverty among families outlines the findings and explains how it's important in reaching fuel-poor families.
Advent: Once in Royal David's City
After all the waiting and preparing, the big day is here! Today we can greet the Lord, born this happy morning! Thank you so much for journeying with us through this Advent season, we have loved sharing it with you.
Merry Christmas from The Children’s Society
We’re wishing all of our supporters a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year.
Advent: How to beat bullies
With under 24 hours to go until Christmas, Nkechi shares her personal experience on how to beat the bullies. There is deep wisdom in her words – both for those who face bullying and those who don’t – because the principles she shares ring true in standing up to any injustice.
Advent: A temple for the Lord
Trust is something that comes with relationship. Today Rose Hudson-Wilkin explores the role of trust in the relationship between David, Nathan and God in 2 Samuel 7.1-11, 16. Trusting in God and making space to listen to God’s ambitious promises for us is not easy but it definitely worth it.
New powers help tackle child sexual exploitation
The sexual exploitation of children can happen anywhere, but often occurs in hotels – we welcome new powers to stop it
'I'm glad I'm able to use my time and skills to help a great cause'
Christina, our new digital volunteer, explains why she's helping us reach more people through digital.
New changes promise better protection for children in care
Two years after a parliamentary report, changes to improve protection for children in care are being implemented across the country
'Making sure every child in poverty gets a free school meal is the right thing to do'
Kym Lomas shares her experience of struggling to raise her children and what free school meals can mean to a family
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