Advent: Following Christ in a broken world
As our season of waiting reaches its final Sunday, here is a video to focus our thoughts.
Advent: The importance of prophecy
Sharing prophetic visions requires bravery because speaking truth to power is often not easy or comfortable. Bishop Tim encourages us to pray for the courage to be brave and truthful.
Nick Clegg: ‘An extra 1.3 million infants are benefitting from free school meals’
The deputy prime minister praises our ‘excellent campaign’ in support of free school meals for infants
Lurine Cato Supports Christingle
Read the warm message from Lurine Cato, the UK's Queen of Gospel, who is supporting our annual festive campaign, Christingle. Read at The Children's Society
'Interning here is even better than expected'
Our HR Intern Stella discusses the impact of her work.
Advent: The generosity of strangers
Often, individuals' stories stay with us. Sarah Teather MP shares Gemma's story and how her life has been transformed since coming into contact with our work.
Jade Ewen: Being a young carer 'made me stronger than I realise'
Singer, songwriter and actress Jade Ewen writes: 'I didn’t realise I was something that’s called a young carer. I’m still finding out how that has shaped who I am now'
Calculate how the welfare benefits up-rating cap will affect families
As parliament debates a 1% annual cap on benefit and tax credit increases, you can calculate how the change could affect family finances
Ten young people organise Bake and Brew event, raise money for our work
Ten young people hosted a Bake and Brew event, raising funds to support our work with vulnerable children across the country.
‘She is real. This happened. Nobody helped her’
Jo, a teacher at Portsmouth College, recently took a class of 16 year old drama students to see Hampstead Theatre’s powerful play Firebird. Here she shares some of their responses to the play.
Billions of reasons families with children bear the burden of the summer budget
While some policies in yesterday’s budget were welcome, such as increases in the minimum wage, gains from these will be heavily outweighed by reductions in other support for low income families, including working families.
We need to end 'failed policy' that makes young people vulnerable
For Young People Seeking Safety Week, Ilona Pinter addresses destitution as a serious concern and explains steps to address the problem.