'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.
Introducing our interns
Alice, our volunteer intern, introduces herself and a wave of fellow interns who are making big contributions to our organisation.
Davpack – a new partner finding unique ways to support us
Barry the Box and special Christmas packaging are the first ways our Davpack partnership supports our work.
Changing the lives of sexually exploited children
What's a day like for a project worker helping sexually exploited children?
Our support workers take fundraising to new heights – Part 2
Earlier this year, Elizabeth and her colleague shared plans to skydive 15,000 feet, all to raise money for our work. Now she shares her amazing experience.
Our commitment to diversity and inclusion
Our new single equality scheme sets out our commitment to diversity and inclusion, and will ensure we can effectively deliver tailored services to the disadvantaged children who need them.
Lurine Cato Supports Christingle
Read the warm message from Lurine Cato, the UK's Queen of Gospel, who is supporting our annual festive campaign, Christingle. Read at The Children's Society
Fair and Square campaign victory
The government's announcement that 1.4 million more children will get a free school meal is a significant step forward
Supporting the whole squad
Our SCARPA programme helps to protect Britain's vulnerable young people
'Looking after my mum and sister is a constant worry'
Kelly, a young carer, shares her experience looking after her mother and younger sister.
'Debt causes stress, which causes anxiety, which causes mental health problems'
As part of our Debt Trap campaign, we spoke to Jessica (that's not her real name), a single mum who is also a community activist, volunteer and heavily involved in her local parents’ forum. She and her three children - a 16-year-old daughter, a 14-year-old son and an eight-year-old son - live in a three-bedroom flat.