Join us in supporting Children’s Mental Health Week

This week we are delighted to support Place2Be as they launch the first Children’s Mental Health Week.

'They didn’t care that I was homeless - they had a nice warm house to go home to'

This winter, two million families – with 3.8 million children – are struggling to pay their energy bills. For more than half of these families (1.3 million), at one point or another, this struggle has become too much and they have fallen behind on their bills. Nadia, shares how her family is caught in a debt trap.

BenevoLent: I'm giving up cake for Lent

Today, Simon, Director of Fundraising & Marketing writes about what he is giving up during Lent.

Kerry's story: 'My school doesn’t recognise young carers'

Kerry’s story is part of Hidden: England’s Invisible Young Carers, a compelling exhibition of stories of some of the more than 166,000 young carers in this country.

BenevoLent

Use BenevoLent - find out how giving up something for Lent can make a big difference.

Sami's story: A home away from home

Sami's story and photograph are part of Hidden: England’s Invisible Young Carers, a compelling exhibition of photos and stories of some of the more than 166,000 young carers in England.

What are you giving up for Lent?

BenevoLent has ended this year but you can still support our work - find out how today.

Lent begins on Wednesday. Are you giving up anything?

Last year, people who used our BenevoLent tool - try this year's version - gave up the following things:

Quiz time: How well do you know energy?

It’s surprising to find out how much it costs to use different sorts of energy - take our quiz then sign our petition to help families in energy debt