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After more than a decade of campaigning, young carers, MPs, practioners joined together to celebrate a major legislative change
06 March 2014
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As Lent begins, use Benevolent, our app that shows the benefit of sacrificing for Lent, and Janet Morley reflects on what Lent means
05 March 2014
Some of the items - treats, coffee, fizzy drinks - you can give up for Lent
What are you giving up for Lent? BenevoLent will help you motivate while supporting vulnerable children
05 March 2014
a young person and one of our project workers meet with councillor Sheila Newman
A young person we work with and our project workers meet a Manchester leader to discuss the need for supporting young people
03 March 2014
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Have a look at what have young people, volunteers, fundraisers, our policy team and more say about our work
02 March 2014
section of an infographic about poverty's effects
The government released its new child poverty strategy on Thursday – dig in to our related maps, calculator and more to examine poverty's severe effects
01 March 2014
a woman and a baby play, smile at each other
More than half of local authorities are not providing vital data with children's centres
18 July 2014
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We asked 1000 people: Do you think it’s tougher growing up now compared to your own childhood?
17 July 2014
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The Earl of Listowel endorses the key findings of our new report, calls on the government to clarify data-sharing requirements to help young families
16 July 2014
Oritsé Williams and Lily Caprani speaking while seated at a table
Our Director of Strategy and Policy, Lily Caprani, met Oritsé from JLS and is in his documentary about young carers and the struggles they face
09 July 2014
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