'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.
Bianca's experience of becoming homeless
Bianca writes: 'Before I came to The Children’s Society I did not have a future.'
'It was really good fun': Inspired youths host a Bake and Brew
Charlotte from West Yorkshire explains how careful planning and hard work made her fundraising DO a success
See our team run the London Marathon in 30 seconds
Our map shows 71 of our team members running this year's London Marathon course in half a minute. We also compiled some of the day's top tweets.
Have a flipping good time
At home, at work or at church – it’s time to get together to host a Pancake Party to support our work
Sami's story: A home away from home
Sami's story and photograph are part of Hidden: England’s Invisible Young Carers, a compelling exhibition of photos and stories of some of the more than 166,000 young carers in England.