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Celebrating Volunteers’ Week
Yesterday, Sunday 7 June, marked the last day of Volunteers Week 2015 and a fantastic seven days of celebrations.
Handle with Care: helping young people in the care system
Rob Kippen, a Children’s Rights Officer in Oldham looks at some of the hard decisions young people in care have to face and how we're helping them.
Volunteers' Week: 'The skills and experience you can get out of it are just brilliant'
A-level student Lily shares her experiences volunteering at our headquarters over the past 18 months
Volunteers' Week: 'People are very warm and friendly, and there is so much going on'
In celebration of Volunteers' Week, we spoke to Irfan, a Money Mentor in Bradford, about what he does in his volunteering role
Volunteers' Week: 'The Children’s Society is a very worthwhile charity to get involved in'
In celebration of Volunteers' Week, we spoke to Zak, a Corporate Ambassador, about how he works with local businesses to raise vital funds to support our work.
'If a child is hungry it can affect their education'
This blog was written as part of The Children's Commission on Poverty. The commission was led by sixteen children aged 10-19 to uncover the true cost of school life for those living in poverty, through young eyes.
Celebrating young refugees' contributions to the UK
Today is the last day of Refugee Week - have a look at interviews we've run and take action to help young refugees
When debt leaves a scar
We speak to actor Brian Cox and ask him why he’s backing The Debt Trap...
Families in Bradford now feeling Warm and Informed
The Warm and Informed project was launched in September 2014 as a partnership between Northern Gas Networks (NGN) and The Children’s Society, focusing on two low income areas
of Bradford. The project was intended to build on previous joint work by these organisations involving giving fuel poverty advice at children’s centres.
'Volunteering empowers me in ways I would never have thought possible'
Devoted volunteer Mags found volunteering helped her battle depression and gain confidence to read and sing in front of parents, carers and children
'Advocacy can be life-changing': An advocate shares her story
From our programme in Lancashire, Nafeesa shares what it is like to be an advocate, and explains the benefits of young people's voices being heard.