The end of Lent and my BenevoLent challenge
BenevoLent has ended this year but you can still support our work - find out how today.
Hooray we made it! My BenevoLent challenge is over and Easter is here at long last.
I gave up sugar so I am really looking forward to all the chocolate eggs I'm going to get this weekend. But before I open my Easter eggs there's one very important final step: donating the savings I made to The Children's Society.
Perfect recipes for an Easter Bake and Brew
With Easter just around the corner, The Children Society's resident baker Owain shares some of his recipes and tips for a perfect Bake and Brew.
'I’ve always been a keen baker, especially when I’ve got some free time on the weekends. To celebrate the run up to Easter I made Simnel cakes as well as chocolate Easter nests. Many hands make light work, so I got my nephew involved in the baking to celebrate this special and reflective time of year.
BenevoLent: I've given up quite the list!
Louise has given up everything she can think of for lent this year. She tells us about how she's been finding it.
Calculating the cost of independent advocacy
Our new tools allow you to estimate the budget needed to provide advocacy - a valuable service - to young people in care.
A commendation and skyrocketing blog stats
Our blog received a commendation at this year's Social Buzz Awards
Breaking Barriers: The funding challenge
Our new report highlights major changes to funding for early intervention services and we've produced an interactive map to breakdown the changes locally.
Righteousness and equity
The characterisation of people living in poverty as lazy is deeply unbiblical.
Don't let disabled children pay the price of welfare reform: Sign petition
Will budget cuts be fair or will they disproportionately fall upon children and families most in need, pushing more families into poverty?