Becky: ‘Fighting for rights as a young carer has made me who I am’
Becky’s story and photograph are part of Hidden: England’s Invisible Young Carers, a compelling exhibition of photos and stories of some of the more than 166,000 young carers.
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.
Our amazing volunteers
Volunteers' Week ends today - have a look back at ways we appreciate our volunteers' contributions, and share our new image
Advent: The four-week wait
For many children, four weeks seems like a lifetime, and yet for others, the longer they can delay Christmas, the better
How to run a 10k . . . and how I ran 10k
Kate Wareham has good advice for training for a 10k run, although she hasn't followed her sound words for this year's London Bupa 10k.
The London Marathon and Me: 'quite overwhelming at the end'
Hannah from our London office took on the London Marathon - here's how she got on.
The government must protect vulnerable children
As a report projects 600,000 more children will live in poverty by 2015, is the government failing to protect the most vulnerable?
Extending free school meals is key to combatting child malnutrition
Findings that teachers are seeing large numbers of children give signs of not eating enough, Sam Royston emphasises the need to support free school meals.