BenevoLent: I'm giving up cake for Lent
Today, Simon, Director of Fundraising & Marketing writes about what he is giving up during Lent.
'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
Why human rights are vital for young people in the care system
Today, on Human Rights Day, we celebrate how our Human Rights Act gives young people a voice, ensuring the power of public authorities does not go unchecked.
Flicker of hope: We can help plan your Christmas activities
Help us change children’s stories at a Christingle celebration near you
Boys don’t cry? Young men can be victims of sexual exploitation, too
Our project in Lancashire recently hosted an event focusing on the under-addressed problem of sexually exploited boys and young men
Will the government protect trafficked children?
With a new bill to be introduced next year, the government can ensure trafficked children get the protection they need
Actually seeing young people
How do we enable people who do not look the part to play their part?