Press releases

several boxes of Easter chocolates
10 April 2012
The Huntress Group recruitment agency donated a small mountain of more than 200 chocolate Easter eggs to young people.
09 April 2012
Low levels of support leave around 10,000 children in severe poverty for long periods, our analysis shows.
staff and Brendan Ainscough stand with a van in front of our shop in Chorley
29 March 2012
Wigan-based industrial services company Ainscough Vanguard donated over £16,000 for the purchase of a new van to our charity shops in the northwest.
Auction winners Danielle and Anthony with Legally Blonde star Carley Stenson
28 March 2012
Winners of one of our Christmas auctions watched the musical Legally Blonde then met the show's star for drinks and conversation.
28 March 2012
'It is of little surprise that this independent report has pointed to factors like lack of opportunities for young people as causes behind last summer’s riots.'
27 March 2012
'Members of the House of Lords have shown their commitment to protecting the rights of up to 6,000 children.'
21 March 2012
This budget has fallen a long way short of putting vital pounds into the pockets of low-income families
16 March 2012
We've launched an inquiry into support provided for children who go missing from care.
13 March 2012
The government is absolutely right to commit to do more to support the most disadvantaged children and families, says our Policy Director.
07 March 2012
In a joint letter, we are among six children's charities to voice concerns that young people will be denied access to justice in proposed changes to legal aid.