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Almost 40% of people on asylum support can't afford to feed themselves, family
Asylum-seeking families in the UK are forced to live in poverty, but a recent ruling is a chance to help
18 June 2014
young girl
What are debt's effects on children? Watch our new campaign video and share it with your friends
14 June 2014
Lizzie and Leonie volunteering
Lizzie, below right, shares her plan to skydive 15,000 feet with her colleague Leonie in support of our work - please donate
13 June 2014
A football team from the Walsham Home
For many of us, football is inextricably tied to childhood. Have a look at photos of young people we've helped as they play the game
12 June 2014
Dr. Ian Hinton seen with April's 'Pile of Pennies' DO
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 community
11 June 2014
two of our volunteers at a shop
Volunteers' Week ends today - have a look back at ways we appreciate our volunteers' contributions, and share our new image
07 June 2014
Several runners at this year's London Bupa 10K
Kate Wareham reports on yesterday's Bupa London 10k, including some of the more personal reasons she and others chose to run.
28 May 2012
As we launch our Fair and Square campaign, David Hounsell explains why our goals are good for young people and their families
19 April 2012
young people playing along at a holiday club
Claudia Moynihan reports on one of our first projects to receive a grant for a local community project, and that more funds are available.
24 November 2011
boy in wheelchair
For many disabled young people, mobility support means being able to lead a full life. We can't eliminate the benefit, explains policy adviser Liz Lovell.
19 October 2011
We must strengthen communities by involving children and young people, listening to their opinions and protecting intergenerational projects from budget cuts.
16 August 2011
Kate Palmer
Volunteer Kate Palmer shares her experience of being an Independent Visitor for our Salford Children's Rights programme.
07 June 2011