'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
Summer holiday fun for all the family
The school summer holidays are well underway - if you need inspiration on how to keep your little ones entertained look no further.5 Aug 2014
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
Why I’m leaving a gift (audio)
Alice Whelan knows what it’s like to be a child growing up in poverty. That’s why she is remembering us in her will26 Aug 2014
Why I’m giving up new clothes for Lent
As Ceri explains, new clothes can be about much more than looking good14 Mar 2014