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SCARPA Squad meet Edward Timpson MP
Many of the young people who've benefited from SCARPA’s support join SCARPA Squad – who work together to improve the lives of other young people.
16 April 2014
The Children's Society cheer squads at the London Marathon 2014
36,000 runners, 2 record breakers and countless rhino costumes
14 April 2014
thumbs up to our runners - thank you!
Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you. . . .
14 April 2014
A drawing of this story's author talking about giving up burritos for Lent
Matt finds many benefits to giving up burritos for Lent
10 April 2014
Damian taking a break during a training run
Damian Allen, our Director of Children and Families, tells us why he’s taking on his hardest challenge yet to raise £10,000 for children living in poverty
10 April 2014
young people meet with Lord Listowel
Refugee and migrant care leavers visited parliament last week to highlight the problems they face accessing support after they turned 18.
10 April 2014
Matthew Reed
'What three things does a young person need to get by?' I asked. Matthew said: 'Love, self-confidence and others to believe in them.'
26 September 2012
Katie in dressing room with other placard bearers
Katie Evans from our DAP programme writes about what it was like to be in the opening ceremony of the Olympics.
03 August 2012
Liam Mackin, recently named Worcester Young Citizen of the Year, writes of the influence befriending has had in his life
19 July 2012
Our Media Intern Rosie reports on the fun at this year's record-breaking, smoothie-making, karaoke-singing Young Carers Festival.
04 July 2012
'Until it is known what is going on in local areas, no one can understand the issues or effectively intervene in the lives of these vulnerable children'
30 April 2012
Fair and Square logo
Findings that teachers are seeing large numbers of children give signs of not eating enough, Sam Royston emphasises the need to support free school meals.
30 April 2012