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News roundup: Pot of gold, policy update, retail activity

A golden opportunity goes swimmingly<p><i>A young boy jumps in a pool in Swindon</i><p>For children from families living in supported housing in St Ives Court, …

We will remember them

Last year, poignant commemorations were held across the nation to mark 100 years since the start of the First World War. The Children’s Society …

Welcome to our world - A dramatic exhibition of photos of young carers

Browse blogs<p>All<p>View all our blogs<p>Young people's voices<p>Stories from the children we work with<p>Fundraising and events<p>Stories from our fantastic …

Spreading the word

Our volunteer speakers are vital in supporting our work. Dave Farris, the President of Southwark Diocese, answered a few of our questions about being …

Have a flipping good time

Our brand new Pancake Party event is a wonderful way to celebrate the start of Lent with your friends and family while raising vital funds to help …

Adults of tomorrow: Five minutes with TV personality Linda Nolan

TV personality Linda Nolan talks about the pressures young people face today – and the many ups and downs of fundraising!<p>Why did you choose to …

Through young eyes

After a three-month inquiry into how poverty affects England’s schoolchildren, the Children’s Commission on Poverty has unveiled its findings. The …

Supporting the whole squad

At Safeguarding Children At Risk - Prevention and Action (SCARPA) in Newcastle, managers Richard Haigh and Judith Gordon run a programme that …

Light the way

Thank you for supporting our Christingle celebrations<p>The Children’s Society’s Christingle celebrations have been lighting up churches and schools for …

In the zone

Thanks to your support, our Children and Family Zone is tackling poverty in Solihull<p>We use your donations to help disadvantaged young people. One …

Welcome to the Spring 2015 issue of Voice magazine

Hello and welcome to Voice, The Children’s Society magazine.<p>My name’s Ellie and I’m very proud to be guest editor of this issue, and to get a chance …

'Interning has been a fun and worthwhile experience'

Earlier this month I met with Monitoring and Evaluation Intern Sumayyah and Analyst Intern Trudie. As part of the same team, they’re based here at …

The five best things about interning here

Abida, like me, is one of the many interns volunteering with The Children’s Society that are based at HQ in London.<p>After earning a degree in business …

'I've learnt so much and everyone's been really helpful'

Armed with plenty of passion for the cause, Policy and Parliamentary Intern Adjoa joined our policy team in October, ready to make a …

Advent: The generosity of strangers

<i>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</i> …

Unexplored Riches in Medical History project

Our history<p>Browse blogs<p>All<p>View all our blogs<p>Young people's voices<p>Stories from the children we work with<p>Fundraising and events<p>Stories from our …

268 years of Christingle

The first Children's Society Christingle service took place in Lincoln Cathedral on 7 December 1968 and was combined with a presentation of purses. …

Celebrating your Christingle moments

Advent: Five ways to well-being for children and teenagers

<i>The Children’s Society asked thousands of children and teenagers about what makes them happy. Here we provide simple, straightforward advice on five</i> …

'The internship has been an eye opening experience'

<i>Ben, one of our interns based in Birmingham, shares his experience of working with the Stars National Initiative website. Read more about our interns</i> …

Merry Christmas from The Children’s Society

Browse blogs<p>All<p>View all our blogs<p>Young people's voices<p>Stories from the children we work with<p>Fundraising and events<p>Stories from our fantastic …

Nick Clegg: ‘An extra 1.3 million infants are benefitting from free school meals’

When you’re young, there’s nothing more exciting than the last days at school before the Christmas break – classrooms covered in tinsel and the final …

Advent: Once in Royal David's City

<i>After all the waiting and preparing, the big day is here! Today we can greet the Lord, born this happy morning! Thank you so much for journeying with</i> …

Reaching fuel-poor families

<i>We have been working with The Association for the Conservation of Energy (ACE) to carry out research on the problem of fuel poverty among families.</i> …

Stopping the debt trap

You are a mum or dad in a low-income family with small children. You don’t have much money, just enough to get by. Then one day the boiler breaks …

When debt leaves a scar

Why do you support The Children’s Society?<p>As a child, I experienced first-hand the devastating effects of poverty. The Children’s Society is doing …

Our blogs

1.2 million young people in poverty in England miss out on free school meals. Use our map to see what it's like in your area.<p>Search by postcode to …

Policy update: School costs, asylum support and children's well-being

Our policy, campaigns and research teams are busy leading and supporting several projects that help children and families, including:<p>The cost of …

Our blogs

1.2 million young people in poverty in England miss out on free school meals. Use our map to see what it's like in your area.<p>Search by postcode to …

Our blogs

1.2 million young people in poverty in England miss out on free school meals. Use our map to see what it's like in your area.<p>Search by postcode to …