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Animation of crowd holding Christingles
Gamal Fahnbulleh reflects on the symbolism of the Christingle and how its message can help children living in poverty
12 December 2013
Christmas gifts and text 'The gift of giving again'
Make a young person’s Christmas special by buying one of our alternative gifts
11 December 2013
Group of young people talking
Sam Donoghue takes a further look into the importance of listening to what children have to say
11 December 2013
a mother hugging her little boy
As the home secretary spoke of a new immigration bill, she focused on the 'right to respect for private and family life', which matters to us all
10 December 2013
A though provoking blog reflecting on poverty and self-worth
Don’t miss this endearing, heartbreaking video of Sam and his sister describing how being poor leads to many challenges
10 December 2013
A reflection of Isaiah 11.1-10 bible passage
Anthony Clarke, minister and fellow at Oxford, considers what can stop children from flourishing
09 December 2013
Emma swimming in mermaid tail
Emma in Liverpool is becoming a mermaid to help our work, and you’re invited to swim along at her Fancy Dress Swim event in June
25 March 2014
Houses of Parliament
This year's budget includes a worrisome spending cap and help for families facing high childcare costs
20 March 2014
poverty of time
Do you have time to see the needs around you this Lent?
19 March 2014
100,000 young people run away each year in the UK
Your donation can help these vulnerable children
18 March 2014
Ceri is giving up new clothes for Lent
As Ceri explains, new clothes can be about much more than looking good
14 March 2014
Lily Caprani
Lily Caprani, our Director of Strategy and Policy, tells how she helped TV celebs understand the reality of poverty
12 March 2014