'They didn’t care that I was homeless - they had a nice warm house to go home to'
This winter, two million families – with 3.8 million children – are struggling to pay their energy bills. For more than half of these families (1.3 million), at one point or another, this struggle has become too much and they have fallen behind on their bills. Nadia, shares how her family is caught in a debt trap.
Kerry's story: 'My school doesn’t recognise young carers'
Kerry’s story is part of Hidden: England’s Invisible Young Carers, a compelling exhibition of stories of some of the more than 166,000 young carers in this country.
What are you giving up for Lent?
Fantastic resources to engage your church in praying, giving and acting for vulnerable young people this Lent are now available.
BenevoLent has ended this year but you can still support our work - find out how today.
Lent begins on Wednesday. Are you giving up anything?
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.
Quiz time: How well do you know energy?
It’s surprising to find out how much it costs to use different sorts of energy - take our quiz then sign our petition to help families in energy debt
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'
'In training you repeatedly fail, so that in a competition you can succeed'
As David from our transformation team trains as a competitive runner, he explains complexities around strong winds, tension between athletes and more
From our headquarters to the Houses of Parliament to a school in Lewisham
Sasha, a work experience student, talks about what it was like to spend two weeks completing her work experience with us.
Free school meals for all children in poverty
As we launch our Fair and Square campaign, David Hounsell explains why our goals are good for young people and their families
Families are big winners from £74m for Local Welfare Assistance schemes
After months of campaigning, an extra £74m of funding has been awarded to councils to provide a vital safety net for families and vulnerable residents.
Action to help children missing from care
We are pleased to see that the government has announced urgent action today to tackle children missing from care.