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young boy drawing
I’m proud to be the guest editor of Voice, the first of many young people who will be getting involved.
26 August 2014
Alice Whelan
Alice Whelan knows what it’s like to be a child growing up in poverty. That’s why she is remembering us in her will
26 August 2014
Providing a helping hand
The Essentials Project has been supplying vital everyday items to families in the Tees Valley area
26 August 2014
Latasha speaking to young children
Latasha explains how, with your support, we helped her family escape a vicious cycle of debt
26 August 2014
Brian Cox
We speak to actor Brian Cox and ask him why he’s backing The Debt Trap...
26 August 2014
children drawing with crayons
After reading Latasha's story in Stopping the debt trap, have a look at our infographic about debt statistics.
26 August 2014
map of the UK with differently coloured areas that indicate unique schemes
Search by postcode to find your local authority's scheme to replace community care grants and crisis loans for general living expenses
18 July 2013
Can you guess how many Jelly Babies there are?
You could win a family ticket to Bounce Festival worth £60. All you have to do is guess how many Jelly Babies are in the jar.
05 August 2013
Mags Robinson with The Children's Society CEO Matthew Reed
Devoted volunteer Mags found volunteering helped her battle depression and gain confidence to read and sing in front of parents, carers and children
04 June 2014
young girl who has run away
We are working with Nicola Blackwood and the government to strengthen controls that protect children from sexual abuse and exploitation
15 October 2013
young people discussing
A team of five young people on our Board of Trustees, including Aaron Thomas Rowles, helped select our new leader
14 February 2012
Lily Caprani
The recent BBC One series' expert - and our Director of Strategy and Policy - explains that the series was about more than exposing celebs to poverty
18 March 2014