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Allestree Committee celebrates half a century of fundraising
At the end of Volunteers' Week we hear about a recent celebration for the Allestree Committee fundraising group who have been raising funds to support our work 50 years.
How Henley Festival is bringing the hidden lives of young carers into the spotlight
Henley Festival will feature Hidden, a ground-breaking exhibition about young carers, as part of its partnership with The Children’s Society.
Video: Why I volunteer
Three different volunteers explain why they volunteer in one of our young peoples' services.
One small ‘thank you’ can make a world of difference
Dave Farris reflects on thankfulness, helping us to show appreciation for those who give of themselves in order that others might flourish.
MPs discuss our Seriously Awkward campaign in parliament
Yesterday in parliament 16 MPs came together to debate our report ‘Old enough to know better?’ and challenge the Government to better protect 16 and 17 year olds at risk of sexual exploitation
Securing therapeutic support for victims of sexual abuse
The damaging consequences of child sexual abuse is becoming increasingly apparent, affecting children’s mental health and placing them at greater risk of going missing, misusing substances or offending.
Why We Love Messy Christingle
Learn how many children making Christingle candles makes for a messy, fun way to learn about the meaning of Christmas.
'The internship has been an eye opening experience'
Ben, one of our interns based in Birmingham, shares his experience of working with the Stars National Initiative website.
Parents still being forced to pay over the odds for school uniforms
The Competition and Market Authority (CMA) has written an open letter to head teachers, governing boards and school uniform suppliers, urging them to make school uniforms available at the best prices possible
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.