Welcome to the Spring 2015 issue of Voice magazine
My name’s Ellie and I’m very proud to be guest editor of this issue, and to get a chance to speak to supporters like you, who make what I do with The Children’s Society’s SCARPA Squad possible!
Reaching fuel-poor families
The lead of a joint project to research the problem of fuel poverty among families outlines the findings and explains how it's important in reaching fuel-poor families.
Advent: Once in Royal David's City
After all the waiting and preparing, the big day is here! Today we can greet the Lord, born this happy morning! Thank you so much for journeying with us through this Advent season, we have loved sharing it with you.
Merry Christmas from The Children’s Society
We’re wishing all of our supporters a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year.
Advent: How to beat bullies
With under 24 hours to go until Christmas, Nkechi shares her personal experience on how to beat the bullies. There is deep wisdom in her words – both for those who face bullying and those who don’t – because the principles she shares ring true in standing up to any injustice.
Advent: A temple for the Lord
Trust is something that comes with relationship. Today Rose Hudson-Wilkin explores the role of trust in the relationship between David, Nathan and God in 2 Samuel 7.1-11, 16. Trusting in God and making space to listen to God’s ambitious promises for us is not easy but it definitely worth it.
We support changes to the law to protect children from potential sex offenders
We are working with Nicola Blackwood and the government to strengthen controls that protect children from sexual abuse and exploitation
'The resilience of young people is exceptional and inspiring'
During Refugee Week, Katie from our Manchester project answered our questions about what it is like to work with young refugees
Why I'm running the Bupa 10,000
Our supporter Sarah Neild shares her training and fundraising tips as she gets ready to run the Bupa London 10,000
900,000 single-parent families to lose out under new benefits system
As the house of commons debates benefits, key changes would ensure that children are spared big losses
Don't let disabled children pay the price of welfare reform: Sign petition
Will budget cuts be fair or will they disproportionately fall upon children and families most in need, pushing more families into poverty?
What we told MPs about how to tackle grooming in a local area
In the wake of shocking stories of child sexual exploitation, we go to parliament to share knowledge about protecting and supporting young people.