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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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After more than a decade of campaigning, young carers, MPs, practioners joined together to celebrate a major legislative change
06 March 2014
Policy team
a sign that offers three options: blocked, denied or proceed
As Lent begins, use Benevolent, our app that shows the benefit of sacrificing for Lent, and Janet Morley reflects on what Lent means
05 March 2014
Guest bloggers
Some of the items - treats, coffee, fizzy drinks - you can give up for Lent
What are you giving up for Lent? BenevoLent will help you motivate while supporting vulnerable children
05 March 2014
Church team
a young person and one of our project workers meet with councillor Sheila Newman
A young person we work with and our project workers meet a Manchester leader to discuss the need for supporting young people
03 March 2014
Policy team
Flipboard logo
Have a look at what have young people, volunteers, fundraisers, our policy team and more say about our work
02 March 2014
Digital team
section of an infographic about poverty's effects
The government released its new child poverty strategy on Thursday – dig in to our related maps, calculator and more to examine poverty's severe effects
01 March 2014
Digital team
The 'Say Something if you See Something' logo on a hotel door
The sexual exploitation of children can happen anywhere, but often occurs in hotels – we welcome new powers to stop it
28 February 2014
Policy team
a mother and her four children stand on their staircase
If the government truly aims to end child poverty by 2020, it must introduce bold, meaningful policies - today's strategy announcement isn't a good sign
27 February 2014
Policy team
a crowd of hundreds of young carers at the 2013 Young Carers Festival
Have a look at how we were helped young carers in England get the support they need
24 February 2014
Media team
images of maps we've created
A quick look at how we've used online maps to highlight aspects of our work, last week's big map-related news, and what's coming up in March
23 February 2014
Digital team