Advent: The generosity of strangers
Often, individuals' stories stay with us. Sarah Teather MP shares Gemma's story and how her life has been transformed since coming into contact with our work.
Unexplored Riches in Medical History project
Today, Ian Wakeling talks about the Wellcome Trust’s Research Resources scheme to support our Unexplored Riches in Medical History project.
Advent: Sacrificial Saviour
Frozen or warm? Generous or scrooge-like? Chine Mbubaegbu looks at the extremes in Disney’s Frozen to encourage us to think about the contrast between the darkness and light, the call to be brave in the dark as we move towards the light of salvation.
'I've learnt so much and everyone's been really helpful'
Adjoa, one of our volunteer interns, shares the highlights of her internship with us.
Advent: Where should the Word of God be housed?
In today's reflection, Gill Dascombe, Vice-President of the Methodist Conference, reflects on where the Word of God should be housed
If you influence children's lives, you can promote well-being
Our Economic Adviser describes how well-being can be boosted by MPs, teachers, health workers, counsellors and anyone who influences young people's lives.
Where do we invest our time and talents? Investing in people will always be an intentional, generous and deliberate act.
Live blog: Launching The Children's Commission on Poverty
We're live blogging today from the launch of The Commission on Childhood Poverty - please get involved and leave a comment
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.
Missing out: Young people on material deprivation, their well-being
In our new report children say what they need for a 'normal kind of life'. It's rare to hear young people's opinions on the subject.
‘We cannot have an unequal school life for children just because they can’t afford to pay for the terribly overpriced uniform’
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.