Climbing Mount Everest, reaching new heights for charity
Lizzie, a Loughborough University student, is climbing climb Mount Everest to raise money for children living in poverty.
Use our poverty line calculator to track poverty levels since 2000
Our calculator enables you to find the poverty line and related information for a household
From life-threatening accident to cycling 100 miles for charity
David Ayre, our Policy Officer, was involved in a serious car accident that threatened his life last year. Remarkably he is now planning a 100 mile charity bike ride - and he’s still not given up hope of a place in Great Britain’s 2016 Olympic team.
Knock knock. Who’s there?
Liz Baddaley reflects on the impact of council tax debt on children.
Care leavers struggle with council tax debts
'Every day, my work shows me how important it is to raise awareness of the challenges care leavers face as they leave the care system, particularly with money and avoiding debt.'
Abu – An award-winning inspiration
Abu Alamer, 21, from Coventry, receive an award at Over the Rainbow for his outstanding contribution to helping other young refugees who have been forced to flee their country.
Mapping my route as I prepare for the London Marathon
On an interactive map, Joe guides us through his first 20-mile run of the year.
Summer budget: Condemning low-income working families to poverty?
Today, the Government will announce £12bn in cuts from the welfare budget. A cut to child tax credits, a vital form of support that helps families in the transition to work and lifts them out of poverty, is among the possible cuts.
Bad traffic: Please support Anti-Slavery Day
Children are trafficked into and around the UK daily. Anti-Slavery Day draws awareness to these young people's plight, explains policy officer Natalie Williams.
Introducing Jasmine Mitchell, Policy Volunteer
Jasmine, our new volunteer, talks about her background, why she chose to support our work and how she's playing a role in our policy team
Why I run for The Children's Society
Read Kate's blog on the lead up to her Bupa 10k run and why she's fundraising for The Children's Society.