Merry Christmas from The Children’s Society
We’re wishing all of our supporters a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year.
Advent: How to beat bullies
With under 24 hours to go until Christmas, Nkechi shares her personal experience on how to beat the bullies. There is deep wisdom in her words – both for those who face bullying and those who don’t – because the principles she shares ring true in standing up to any injustice.
Advent: A temple for the Lord
Trust is something that comes with relationship. Today Rose Hudson-Wilkin explores the role of trust in the relationship between David, Nathan and God in 2 Samuel 7.1-11, 16. Trusting in God and making space to listen to God’s ambitious promises for us is not easy but it definitely worth it.
Celebrating your Christingle moments
Over the past 25 years your Christingle services have raised almost £25 million pounds to support our vital work.
'The internship has been an eye opening experience'
Ben, one of our interns based in Birmingham, shares his experience of working with the Stars National Initiative website.
Advent: Five ways to well-being for children and teenagers
The Children’s Society asked thousands of children and teenagers about what makes them happy. Here we provide simple, straightforward advice on five ways to well-being for children and teenagers.
Our volunteers' tweets are featured in Third Sector
In celebration of Volunteers' Week we gave our volunteers a chance to be heard in our Twitter 'takeover'
Our favourite online maps - What are yours? [updated]
The best online maps tend to be useful, appealing and, often, fun - try one from our site and a few favourites from elsewhere
Providing a helping hand
The Essentials Project has been supplying vital everyday items to families in the Tees Valley area
Life changer: Mags shares her volunteering experiences (audio)
In an audio recording and interview, Mags tells us about the great experiences she has had at one of our children’s centres
’Humbling and inspiring’: Celebrating the work of young carers
'Young carers face many adversities every day, and it's great to see so many professionals getting together to take steps to improve things for young carers'
I threw the perfect Summer Celebration
Like most British summer days when you choose to hold an outdoor event, it dawned cloudy, windy and miserable. Shooting up a rapid prayer, I set my sights on the mountain of potato salad, coleslaw and chocolate roulade that demanded my attention.
Holding a Summer Celebration for The Children’s Society was a first for me. Being new to the charity and hearing some of the stories from children who had suffered such hardship made me think, You know what, OK. Yes, I could do that.