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'
Becky: ‘Fighting for rights as a young carer has made me who I am’
Becky’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.
Jo Whiley: 'Being a young carer has made me the person I am' (audio)
DJ and television presenter Jo Whiley, shares her experience of being a young carer
Charities and the Lobbying Act: 'What do you mean I can't wear red, blue or yellow?'
With less than 100 days to go before the next general election, our Director of Campaigns, Policy and Research looks at the Lobbying Act and its implications for charities
Our favourite #Scarfies so far
Help show some warmth to families in the debt trap - share your #Scarfie today
Poor insulation and high energy debts leave 2 million families in the cold
This week marks Cold Homes Week, which raises awareness of the difficulties faced by families across the country that struggle to heat their home. This is an issue that we also uncovered in our report Show Some Warmth, which examines the impact of energy debts on children and families.
A commendation and skyrocketing blog stats
Our blog received a commendation at this year's Social Buzz Awards
BenevoLent: When temptation gets to be too much
Today, Lorna talks about the challenges she has faced during Lent and what she has done to keep herself on track.
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.
Eve's story: Spiraling debt
A council tax debt led to Eve’s children going hungry and eventually losing their home.
This is not a love story
Our campaign to protect 16 and 17 year olds from harm, abuse and neglect is backed by Phil Davies’ play debut Firebird. Watch the dramatic new trailer, and how the play is helping our work.