Join us in supporting Children’s Mental Health Week
This week we are delighted to support Place2Be as they launch the first Children’s Mental Health Week.
How to support your child’s well-being: Connect
As part of our ground breaking research into the well-being of children, we have worked with nef* to find out what children can do to support their own well-being and how you can help
BenevoLent: I'm giving up cake for Lent
Today, Simon, Director of Fundraising & Marketing writes about what he is giving up during Lent.
'They didn’t care that I was homeless - they had a nice warm house to go home to'
This winter, two million families – with 3.8 million children – are struggling to pay their energy bills. For more than half of these families (1.3 million), at one point or another, this struggle has become too much and they have fallen behind on their bills. Nadia, shares how her family is caught in a debt trap.
Kerry's story: 'My school doesn’t recognise young carers'
Kerry’s story is part of Hidden: England’s Invisible Young Carers, a compelling exhibition of stories of some of the more than 166,000 young carers in this country.
What are you giving up for Lent?
Fantastic resources to engage your church in praying, giving and acting for vulnerable young people this Lent are now available.
BenevoLent has ended this year but you can still support our work - find out how today.
Lent begins on Wednesday. Are you giving up anything?
Stopping the debt trap
Latasha explains how, with your support, we helped her family escape a vicious cycle of debt
Get involved in Volunteers Week: 30-second activities
We have three easy options for quick but important ways to get involved and support our work
Meeting the needs of all children and families with disabilities
Our new report with Citizens Advice Bureau and Disability Rights UK is a key first step in ensuring the value of universal credit
We need to do more to protect children from sexual abuse and exploitation
As recent scandals in Rotherham, Oxford and elsewhere highlight the need to protect children from sexual exploitation, our policy officer highlights things we should do.
Advent: The Naked Chef
Back when Jamie Oliver was referred to as the ‘Naked Chef’, Ben was eight and shared that nickname from his approach to mince pie making. 17 years on, not too much has changed.