Climbing Mount Everest, reaching new heights for charity
Lizzie, a Loughborough University student, is climbing climb Mount Everest to raise money for children living in poverty.
Use our poverty line calculator to track poverty levels since 2000
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From life-threatening accident to cycling 100 miles for charity
David Ayre, our Policy Officer, was involved in a serious car accident that threatened his life last year. Remarkably he is now planning a 100 mile charity bike ride - and he’s still not given up hope of a place in Great Britain’s 2016 Olympic team.
Knock knock. Who’s there?
Liz Baddaley reflects on the impact of council tax debt on children.
Care leavers struggle with council tax debts
'Every day, my work shows me how important it is to raise awareness of the challenges care leavers face as they leave the care system, particularly with money and avoiding debt.'
Abu – An award-winning inspiration
Abu Alamer, 21, from Coventry, receive an award at Over the Rainbow for his outstanding contribution to helping other young refugees who have been forced to flee their country.
Martyna speaks about her and fellow young people's photography exhibition
Exploring identity and community, the DreamMakers exhibition begins its stay in London today then moves to other parts of the UK.
Young carers' challenges inspire a major Department of Health programme
To coincide with today's new programme to help school nurses provide support to young carers, Amanda, a nurse in Worcestershire, shares her story
Tuning in to this year's Young Carers Festival
Although tickets to this year's festival are gone, there are many ways to get involved and support young carers
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.
Protecting young people who run away from care
Safeguarding and protecting young people who run away has topped our agenda for more than 25 years, writes our Chief Executive
Chloe's story: Let down at 16
In our child sexual exploitation services we support young people who have been affected by sexual exploitation. Many young people have been let down by the people who are supposed to be keeping them safe. This is Chloe's story.