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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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map of the UK with differently coloured areas that indicate unique schemes
Search by postcode to find your local authority's scheme to replace community care grants and crisis loans for general living expenses
18 July 2013, 51 comments
Policy team
Can you guess how many Jelly Babies there are?
You could win a family ticket to Bounce Festival worth £60. All you have to do is guess how many Jelly Babies are in the jar.
05 August 2013, 14 comments
Digital team
young girl who has run away
We are working with Nicola Blackwood and the government to strengthen controls that protect children from sexual abuse and exploitation
15 October 2013, 5 comments
Policy team
young man, Aaron Thomas Rowles, looking at the camera
A team of five young people on our Board of Trustees, including Aaron Thomas Rowles, helped select our new leader
14 February 2012, 5 comments
Guest bloggers
The first public session of an inquiry into trafficked children gone missing from care reveals chilling facts and ways of addressing the problem.
25 April 2012, 4 comments
Policy team
a red line on a chart
Our new calculator allows you to get an idea of what the poverty line looks like for a given family type in any year from 2000 to the present.
16 November 2012, 4 comments
Policy team
adult and young man speaking
Many children in the care system tell us of experiences of powerlessness when decisions are made about their future - but advocates help change that
13 September 2012, 4 comments
Policy team
young girl in front of a Christmas tree
Jo explains how a small present can make a big difference to the young people she works with in Nottingham
14 December 2013, 4 comments
Programme staff
Lily Caprani
The recent BBC One series' expert - and our Director of Strategy and Policy - explains that the series was about more than exposing celebs to poverty
18 March 2014, 4 comments
Policy team
Young girl
Laura Rodrigues, Policy Officer, responds to BBC documentary 'Poor Kids' and raises concerns over the Government's new Welfare Reform Bill.
10 June 2011, 3 comments
Policy team