'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
What are 1000 people's favourite childhood summer memories?
As part of our Big Summer DO campaign, we asked shared their favourite childhood memories27 Jul 2014
No child should grow up in a cold home
Millions of families are struggling to cope this winter with rising costs of living, and you can take action to help18 Dec 2013
Why I’m giving up new clothes for Lent
As Ceri explains, new clothes can be about much more than looking good14 Mar 2014
'They've never had it so good'? The reality of child poverty
This month, Nick Harding reflects on child poverty in our country, where more than 3 million children live in poverty9 Jul 2013
Famous, Rich and Hungry shows that poverty exists
The recent BBC One series' expert - and our Director of Strategy and Policy - explains that the series was about more than exposing celebs to poverty18 Mar 2014