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You can find stories from across our organisation on this page, or access some of our more specific blogs, such as our data blog, our young people's blog, our policy team's blog and our volunteers' blog.

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Teenage girl
Jim Davis, Good Childhood Adviser, shares his thoughts on how important relationships are to young people.
26 April 2011, 3 comments
Church team
woman helping young man in wheelchair into a medical vehicle
Will budget cuts be fair or will they disproportionately fall upon children and families most in need, pushing more families into poverty?
08 August 2011, 3 comments
Policy team
A mother and her four children
Use our calculator to check your eligibility for the warm home discount scheme
06 February 2014, 3 comments
Policy team
Abby Irwin
'I wrote Shy to Be Human about a part of my life that I have both struggled with and have been blessed by'
27 February 2013, 3 comments
Guest bloggers
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
Guest bloggers
two hands cupping a small candle
As we consider light during this first week of Advent, author Janet Morley proposes we get a taste of darkness at dinner time
03 December 2013, 3 comments
Guest bloggers
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, 2 comments
Church team
two children smiling
The government's announcement that 1.4 million more children will get a free school meal is a significant step forward
17 September 2013, 2 comments
Policy team
Young girl
This month, Nick Harding reflects on child poverty in our country, where more than 3 million children live in poverty
10 July 2013, 2 comments
Church team
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, 2 comments