‘There needs to be a stop to children being sent home for wearing the wrong school uniform’
This blog was written as part of The Children's Commission on Poverty. The commission was led by sixteen children aged 10-19 to uncover the true cost of school life for those living in poverty, through young eyes.
Student fundraiser Samantha tells us about her time participating in The Kilimanjaro Trek
In recognition of National Student Volunteers' Week, we hear from one our student fundraisers, Samantha.
How to support your child’s well-being: Take notice
As part of our groundbreaking research into the children's well-being, we have worked with the New Economics Foundation (NEF) to find out what children can do to support their own well-being and how you can help.
BenevoLent: Into the wilderness
Over Lent we’re offering weekly suggestions for prayer, action and reflection on the gospel passages. This week we’re reflecting on Mark 1.9-15: ‘The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has come near; repent, and believe in the good news.’
BenevoLent: I'm giving up sugar for Lent
Today, Lorna tells us what she is giving up for our BenevoLent campaign.
How to support your child’s well-being: Be creative and play
As part of our ground breaking research into the well-being of children, we have worked with nef* to find out what children can do to support their own well-being and how you can help
Together, we can influence the government's child poverty strategy
Discover how to take action and make sure the government hears our ideas and concerns about the Child Poverty Strategy
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
Separated children need more than a temporary fix
Separated migrant children too often lack a permanent solution in difficult circumstances.
Christingle in Bolivia: 'An example of true generosity'
A supporter writes of young people in Bolivia supporting a Christingle service, raising funds for vulnerable young people.
Social work student Alba tells us about her role as a volunteer in the West Midlands
As part of Student Volunteer Week, we hear from Alba.