'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
Young carers and today's census data
This morning the ONS will release its updated figures for young carers, and we'll release a shocking report15 May 2013
Why we love messy Christingle
How do dozens of children building Christingles make for a messy, fun way to learn about the meaning of Christmas?14 Feb 2014
Advent: Hope isn't passive
Our chief executive writes of the yearning and agitation that form a foundation for hope13 Dec 2013
Stopping the debt trap
Latasha explains how, with your support, we helped her family escape a vicious cycle of debt26 Aug 2014
A postman, a Victorian bather, a mermaid and Batman hop into a pool...
A fancy dress swim in Liverpool was fun and raised £550 money for our work8 Aug 2014