Maxine Le Neury, Manager at St Saviours Nurseries

From our Guest bloggers

Nola Pugh

Nola Pugh, Project Worker at HEARTS, part of our LEAP programme

From our Programme staff

Nola helps young people from refugee and asylum-seeking backgrounds settle, and feel welcome, included and integrated in their new lives in Leeds.

Help children like Sally

Your donation can make a difference for children who run away from home

West Midlands

Our new project helps families, is tackling poverty in the West Midlands

What will you DO?

DO something you enjoy and raise money to help vulnerable children

Be benevolent this Lent

How can you help children during Lent?

Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100

Secure a place on our team in this year's top cycling event

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Special savings

Save for a young person's future and support our work - open an ethical junior ISA

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What will you DO?

DO something you enjoy and raise money to help vulnerable children

16 April 2014
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Find out about our innovative new project in the West Midlands

Find out about our innovative new project in the West Midlands

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Young people's voices

Across our organisation, young people share stories of helping others, singing about young runaways, and more

10 April 2014
Government urgently needs to protect young asylum seekers leaving care
09 April 2014
Government must protect refugee children from living in poverty
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You can help

We have many ways you can help support the country's most vulnerable young people

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What's happening near you?

Events, programmes, children's centres and charity shops across the country

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Donate today

Make a regular monthly donation and make a difference to the lives of vulnerable children.

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Play our spring raffle

Your tickets help improve a child’s life

Children's Commission on Poverty

Of children who said their family was ‘not well off at all', more than half (53%) said their home was too cold last winter

Fair and Square

98% of teachers support our campaign call for all children in poverty to receive a free school meal.

Make Runaways Safe

Two-thirds of children who run away are not reported to the police; 3/4 don’t know where to turn or who to trust so they don't seek help

Of children who said their family was ‘not well off at all’, 76% said they often worried about how much money their family has; 53% said their home was too cold last winter; and 26% said their home suffered from damp or mould

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Great news for young carers

A recent government announcement ensures new recognition for young carers

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We've made progress in helping young runaways

But there's still more to be done to help children and young people when they run away

Abdou Sidibe

Abdou Sidibe, Senior Practitioner, LEAP programme

From our Programme staff

As a Senior Practitioner at our LEAP programme in Leeds, Abdou supports refugee and asylum-seeking children, young people and families. He has worked with our organisation for over seven years, providing advocacy support and advice on rights and entitlements to children and families in the asylum process.

James Bury

James Bury, Interim Public Affairs Manager

From our Policy team

James manages our work in parliament. Prior to joining us he worked for NSPCC in their corporate affairs team and before that he was a researcher in parliament.

Holly Patton

Holly Patton, Legacy Development Officer

From our Fundraising and events team

As part of the legacies team within our Fundraising Department, Holly helps raise awareness of the important part gifts in wills play in our work, and encourages people to support us in this special way.

Daniel Pattison

From our Digital team

Daniel is The Children's Society's Digital Co-ordinator.

Molly Weingarten

Molly Weingarten, Media Intern

From our Media team

Molly interned with the media team, collaborating on a number of projects, including Christingle events and the Party Smartly campaign.

Ian Wakeling

Ian Wakeling, Records, Archive and Data Protection Manager

From our Research team

Paul Heppleston

From our Guest bloggers

Paul Heppleston is a musician and writer living in the Derbyshire Dales. He leads holidays with the travel organisation Journeying and has visited Bolivia on several occasions.

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