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The Children's Society cheer squads at the London Marathon 2014
36,000 runners, 2 record breakers and countless rhino costumes
14 April 2014
Digital team
thumbs up to our runners - thank you!
Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you. . . .
14 April 2014
A drawing of this story's author talking about giving up burritos for Lent
Matt finds many benefits to giving up burritos for Lent
10 April 2014
Digital team
Damian taking a break during a training run
Damian Allen, our Director of Children and Families, tells us why he’s taking on his hardest challenge yet to raise £10,000 for children living in poverty
10 April 2014, 1 comment
Leadership team
a graph of finish times of Virgin London Marathon 2013
Does this chart reveal runners racing against - and often beating - their target times?
03 April 2014
Digital team
a boy walking in a field
Save for your child’s future while investing ethically and supporting our work
01 April 2014
Guest bloggers
Emma swimming in mermaid tail
Emma in Liverpool is becoming a mermaid to help our work, and you’re invited to swim along at her Fancy Dress Swim event in June
25 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
Father Rob speaking to a group of children during a messy Christingle service
How do dozens of children building Christingles make for a messy, fun way to learn about the meaning of Christmas?
16 February 2014
Guest bloggers
inside the Channel Tunnel, a band plays, a train sits and people prepare to walk
This week marks the 20th anniversary of Le Walk, an event that raised £2m and was the first time since the ice age that humans walked from France to England
15 February 2014, 2 comments
Digital team