family looking distressed by a bill
Stress, family problems and missing out on the basics are ways problem debt harms children now and in the future
08 July 2014
Charlotte Mulcock and two friends surrounded by balloons
Charlotte from West Yorkshire explains how careful planning and hard work made her fundraising DO a success
03 July 2014
Jo Joyner stands before bunting and surrounded by childhood games Jo supports Bi
'I'm encouraging people to do their bit this summer by holding a Big Summer DO, to help support disadvantaged children'
30 June 2014
Young boy playing drums
As festival season begins we assemble our musical super group of celebrity supporters - find out who made the band
28 June 2014
Hundreds of young carers celebrate at the 2013 festival
The 15th annual festival for young carers begins today
27 June 2014
Matrons Howes, Pardoe, Tredy and Simmons at the St Nicholas Home, Pyrford 1930
With Wimbledon well underway, we took a look in our archives for photos of our time on the court
27 June 2014
inside the Channel Tunnel, a band plays, a train sits and people prepare to walk
This week marks the 20th anniversary of Le Walk, an event that raised £2m and was the first time since the ice age that humans walked from France to England
15 February 2014
young girl in front of a Christmas tree
Jo explains how a small present can make a big difference to the young people she works with in Nottingham
14 December 2013
a red line on a chart
Our new calculator allows you to get an idea of what the poverty line looks like for a given family type in any year from 2000 to the present.
16 November 2012
adult and young man speaking
Many children in the care system tell us of experiences of powerlessness when decisions are made about their future - but advocates help change that
13 September 2012
The first public session of an inquiry into trafficked children gone missing from care reveals chilling facts and ways of addressing the problem.
25 April 2012
A mother and her four children
Use our calculator to check your eligibility for the warm home discount scheme
06 February 2014