Perfect recipes for an Easter Bake and Brew
With Easter just around the corner, The Children Society's resident baker Owain shares some of his recipes and tips for a perfect Bake and Brew.
'I’ve always been a keen baker, especially when I’ve got some free time on the weekends. To celebrate the run up to Easter I made Simnel cakes as well as chocolate Easter nests. Many hands make light work, so I got my nephew involved in the baking to celebrate this special and reflective time of year.
BenevoLent: I've given up quite the list!
Louise has given up everything she can think of for lent this year. She tells us about how she's been finding it.
I've given up my bed for 40 days and 40 nights
Dylan, 9 years old, has given up his bed for 40 days and nights to support The Children's Society.
BenevoLent: Hope wins
Over Lent we’re offering weekly suggestions for prayer, action and reflection on the gospel passages. This week we’re reflecting on Mark 15.1-39, (40-47) and the promise of new life:
"Now when the centurion, who stood facing him, saw that in this way [Jesus] breathed his last, he said, “Truly this man was God’s Son!”
We can stop council tax debt collection from harming children
70% of parents who have experienced bailiff visits while children are in the home said the bailiff’s behaviour was threatening, scary or aggressive
You can help vulnerable young people receive Christmas gifts
Our new project draws on the power of crowds to give everyone 'the power to transform a young person's life' - find out how you can get involved
Use our map to reveal the extent of problem debt in your area
Problem debt devastates lives in England and Wales - what is it like near you?
Shout, shout, let it all out
Are we willing to enter into the wilderness and to hear the voices of those who are crying out?
Three things to look for in the Queen’s speech
What are the issues to look out for in the last Queen’s speech before the 7 May 2015 general election?
'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