Jo Whiley: 'Being a young carer has made me the person I am' (audio)
DJ and television presenter Jo Whiley, shares her experience of being a young carer
Charities and the Lobbying Act: 'What do you mean I can't wear red, blue or yellow?'
With less than 100 days to go before the next general election, our Director of Campaigns, Policy and Research looks at the Lobbying Act and its implications for charities
Our favourite #Scarfies so far
Help show some warmth to families in the debt trap - share your #Scarfie today
Poor insulation and high energy debts leave 2 million families in the cold
This week marks Cold Homes Week, which raises awareness of the difficulties faced by families across the country that struggle to heat their home. This is an issue that we also uncovered in our report Show Some Warmth, which examines the impact of energy debts on children and families.
Families are big winners from £74m for Local Welfare Assistance schemes
After months of campaigning, an extra £74m of funding has been awarded to councils to provide a vital safety net for families and vulnerable residents.
Football fever: A look through our archives
For many of us, football is inextricably tied to childhood. Have a look at photos of young people we've helped as they play the game
New guidance for helping young runaways is useful but not perfect
As new guidance is reviewed, we need to ensure we understand young people's views
Advent: A letter to Isaiah
As we move to the final day focusing on Isaiah 64.1-9, Martin Wroe pens a letter to the author of the Book of Isaiah.
'Being a volunteer at the children's centre is hugely rewarding'
Amanda, a breastfeeding support volunteer, explains why she volunteers and how her children's centre has helped her and her family
'It is incredibly upsetting when children in your class complain that they are hungry'
While remaining anonymous, a teacher at a London school writes of the hunger that many students must deal with at school.
Say Something if you See Something - A new toolkit to stop child sexual exploitation
We helped launched a toolkit to help hotels, take-aways, leisure centres and other businesses spot the signs of child sexual exploitation