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For information on what’s happening across our organisation and for our opinions on policies of the day read our latest news.
23 December 2011
The Children’s Society has been the lucky recipient of over three hundred brand new toys to be sold in its retail shops.
21 December 2011
Paul O'Grady's supports Christingle
19 December 2011
Young people across the UK believe that poverty is one of the key reasons behind the August riots, according to a new survey.
15 December 2011
Our policy director calls for intensive, sustained support and questions how we will support families that fall in and out of crisis.
40 carollers and musicians standing for a group photograph
14 December 2011
Around 50 people attended our Carolling Carols event, raising nearly £300 for our annual carol-singing appeal.
Five children at our Christingle service in Westminster Abbey
13 December 2011
Children from 21 schools across London attended Westminster Abbey last week for our flagship Christingle service.
13 December 2011
'[Milburn's] crucial focus on support for children in the earliest years of their lives sends a clear message', our policy director says.
13 December 2011
Young carers and their families face losing £50 million a year under proposed welfare reforms, new analysis by The Children’s Society reveals
12 December 2011
On Thursday 12 January in London, Dr John Sentamu will discuss children's well-being at our sixth annual Edward Rudolf Lecture.
12 December 2011
The criteria for receiving Free School Meals are being reconsidered. If your children receive or have received Free School Meals we want to hear from you.