Jade Ewen: Being a young carer 'made me stronger than I realise'
Singer, songwriter and actress Jade Ewen writes: 'I didn’t realise I was something that’s called a young carer. I’m still finding out how that has shaped who I am now'
Becky: ‘Fighting for rights as a young carer has made me who I am’
Becky’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.
Jo Whiley: 'Being a young carer has made me the person I am' (audio)
DJ and television presenter Jo Whiley, shares her experience of being a young carer
Charities and the Lobbying Act: 'What do you mean I can't wear red, blue or yellow?'
With less than 100 days to go before the next general election, our Director of Campaigns, Policy and Research looks at the Lobbying Act and its implications for charities
Our favourite #Scarfies so far
Help show some warmth to families in the debt trap - share your #Scarfie today
Poor insulation and high energy debts leave 2 million families in the cold
This week marks Cold Homes Week, which raises awareness of the difficulties faced by families across the country that struggle to heat their home. This is an issue that we also uncovered in our report Show Some Warmth, which examines the impact of energy debts on children and families.
Henley Festival will help thousands of young carers
Our exciting new partnership with Henley Festival will provide crucial funds to support thousands of children who care for their family members.
Advent: The world is getting darker
As we consider light during this first week of Advent, author Janet Morley proposes we get a taste of darkness at dinner time
Some mothers do ‘ave em!
For Mothering Sunday, Mo Baldwin reflects on how all her stupid actions, silly mistakes and harsh words growing up were met with love by her mum and church family. Their unconditional love throughout some tough circumstances made her who she is today.
Bad traffic: Please support Anti-Slavery Day
Children are trafficked into and around the UK daily. Anti-Slavery Day draws awareness to these young people's plight, explains policy officer Natalie Williams.
Advent: Looking at 'In the bleak midwinter'
Author Janet Morley writes of a classic poem that reveals winter in a way few paintings of its time do not
Ten young people organise Bake and Brew event, raise money for our work
Ten young people hosted a Bake and Brew event, raising funds to support our work with vulnerable children across the country.