Guest bloggers

Volunteers, young people we work with, people who support our campaigns and policy write about a wide range of subjects related to young people.

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Bryony wearing her bicycle helmet
Before she takes part in the Lite@Nite kids triathlon this Sunday, Bryony explains the big reasons why she’ll be swimming, cycling and running
29 August 2013, 1 comment
Kim is presented with the Lois Preston Award
Kim, a volunteer with our LEAP programme in Leeds, explains how she came to win a new award and what it means to her
11 July 2013
Tamzin Outhwaite
Tamzin, mother of two, writes of free school meals' importance and her shock to learn that all children in poverty don't receive them
23 June 2013
Mustafa sitting at a desk
Part of our intergenerational programme in Peckham, Mustafa shares his story of meeting our chief executive and others
22 June 2013
Sindi standing against a brick wall
Sindi shares her experience of growing up as a young carer and how, in the face of adversity, she is now embarking on an exciting career path
12 June 2013
Abby Irwin playing guitar
Abby, a Young Carers in Focus ambassador, reveals how caring for her ill mum inspired her to embark on a musical career and training
11 June 2013, 3 comments
Kym Lomas
Kym Lomas shares her experience of struggling to raise her children and what free school meals can mean to a family
09 June 2013
Oliver Dabbs
Oliver, a young volunteer, travelled to London to meet our chief executive, managers and to learn more about our work
07 June 2013
mother breastfeeding her baby
Amanda, a breastfeeding support volunteer, explains why she volunteers and how her children's centre has helped her and her family
06 June 2013
Ailsa and Sarah
As Ailsa and Sarah take the reins from our longstanding representatives, Ailsa explains how their community gets involved
05 June 2013