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.
Bianca's experience of becoming homeless
Bianca writes: 'Before I came to The Children’s Society I did not have a future.'
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
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
Advent: Jesus wants me for a lightbulb
But as 500 young people encircled the inside of Westminster Abbey, Christingle’s lit. I realised…
Show some warmth: Energy companies need to protect families in debt
Our new report reveals the devastating effects that energy debt has on children’s lives.
Unexplored Riches in Medical History project
Today, Ian Wakeling talks about the Wellcome Trust’s Research Resources scheme to support our Unexplored Riches in Medical History project.
Reaching fuel-poor families
The lead of a joint project to research the problem of fuel poverty among families outlines the findings and explains how it's important in reaching fuel-poor families.
'Go faster, Daddy': Training for the RideLondon-Surrey 100
As he prepares for the 100-mile cycle ride from London to Surrey, Chris shares how his children keep him motivated
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.