Abolishing child poverty targets masks true extent of in-work poverty
Whilst there are many factors that contribute to families falling into and becoming trapped in poverty, the ability to maintain a reasonable standard of living and afford essentials is at the heart of the matter.
I knew how hard caring was for an adult, and I wanted to show people how hard it could be for a child
Author Anne Booth's new book Dog Ears features a young carer, and we spoke to her in recognition of this year's Young Carers Festival
Thank you, Emma Ball
For three years Emma Ball Ltd, a Nottinghamshire-based design company, has supported our work selling Christmas cards and gifts. Here we ask Emma to reflect on how the partnership has gone and why she got involved.
Refugee Week: Escaping and searching for peace
This week we celebrate Refugee Week and the young people who despite their own personal hardship have worked with us to help other young people to overcome poverty and neglect.
We need to transform children’s mental health services
As child and adolescent mental health services face a tipping point, we outline priorities for improving these vital services.
Sarah Maxwell: 'Tough n Buff is uniquely placed to get you on the road to fitness'
In support of our new 30-day fitness challenge, fitness expert Sarah Maxwell writes about why she supports the challenge, and how exercise and volunteering changed her life.
You can support young people, one run at a time
Louise Straw shares her experiences of running marathons to raise funds for The Children's Society.
Alberta tells us about her experiences as a volunteer befriender
As part of National Student Volunteers' Week, we hear from student and volunteer befriender, Alberta.
A hard day's work: When The Beatles met the children we helped
Remembering the day in 1964 when The Beatles lent us some star support
Only two months until the London Marathon ... Oh no!
As she prepares to complete the longest run of her life, Sally shares her planning so far and considers the challenge ahead
Get Tough n Buff: Sign up for our 30 day fitness challenge
Become a hero and join the Tough n Buff 30 day fitness challenge.