'Try something a wee bit wacky so that it generates some extra interest'
Ian and Sheila Hinton have supported our work for nearly half a century. This year they are aiming to complete a DO a month with their community5 Jun 2014
Our amazing volunteers
Volunteers' Week ends today - have a look back at ways we appreciate our volunteers' contributions, and share our new image6 Jun 2014
What did volunteering look like 30 years ago?
This year is the 30th anniversary of Volunteers' Week - have a look at our volunteers' activities when Volunteers' Week began4 Jun 2014
Get involved in Volunteers' Week: 30-month activities
We're sharing three options for ways to support our work over several months4 Jun 2014
'I have gained valuable experience of working with looked after children'
Issy volunteers one-to-one with a looked after young person, enabling her to participate in fun activities such as rock climbing.3 Jun 2014
Sensational smoothies, rapid rock-climbing, and lots and lots of rain
Our Media Intern Rosie reports on the fun at this year's record-breaking, smoothie-making, karaoke-singing Young Carers Festival.3 Jul 2012
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 exploitation14 Oct 2013
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 losses12 Feb 2013
My Olympic moment
Katie Evans from our DAP programme writes about what it was like to be in the opening ceremony of the Olympics.2 Aug 2012
Advent: The world is getting darker
As we consider light during this first week of Advent, author Janet Morley proposes we get a taste of darkness at dinner time2 Dec 2013