BenevoLent: The top five things people gave up for Lent, 2009-15
We compiled data from the past seven years to tally the top five things people have given up for Lent.
12,000 16- and 17-year-olds have no place to call home
Our new report exposes how local councils are failing 16- and 17-year-olds, leaving them at risk of serious harm, and that 10,000 teenagers at risk of homelessness are failed every year
Bianca's experience of becoming homeless
Bianca writes: 'Before I came to The Children’s Society I did not have a future.'
BenevoLent: 'The future we want for ourselves is built today'
Today, Lorna, offers some inspiring words for people giving up something for Lent.
We're live-tweeting the Chancellor's budget announcement
How will the Chancellor's new budget affect children and families? Follow us on Twitter.
Budget 2015: What this means for the most vulnerable children
Painting solidarity with refugees
Next Saturday, September 17 we will be taking part in the Solidarity with Refugees march in London. To make sure we make the biggest impact on the day, we held a banner making workshop with local art groups.
The role and future of Sure Start children's centres
Our first early years policy conference featured Polly Toynbee of The Guardian, and workshops led by government officials and our staff.
Preparing to be changed
Giles Fraser explains his sermon on John the Baptist - to recreate the playfully insightful service you may want to move seats while reading
Samantha Morton supports our Make Runaways Safe campaign
'I support The Children’s Society's call for all vulnerable children who run away to get the vital support they need'
Finding comfort and support
As Mary finds comfort, understanding and support away from home, how can we provide a safe place for young girls who run away today?
Archbishop Justin Welby welcomes us to Advent
This year, Archbishop Welby joins a fantastic team of Advent calendar contributors to remind us that ‘for the children. . . it can seem like endless waiting – like days of sitting in an aeroplane without getting closer to our destination.’