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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, …

Pot

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 …

Education

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 …

Public Speaking

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 …

Recipes

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 …

Parenting

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 …

Education

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 …

Media Coverage

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 …

Education

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 …

West Midlands

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 …

Charities

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 …

Kids Movies

'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 …

Social Issues

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> …

Good News

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 …

Health

269 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 …

Christmas

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> …

Parenting

'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> …

West Midlands

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 …

Christmas

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 …

Education

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> …

Faith

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> …

Energy

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 …

Personal Finance

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 …

Poverty

Our blogs

Better communication between agencies could prevent children going missing repeatedly and reduce the risk of harm when they do. Here are five changes …

Elections

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 …

Education

Our blogs

Better communication between agencies could prevent children going missing repeatedly and reduce the risk of harm when they do. Here are five changes …

Elections

Our blogs

Better communication between agencies could prevent children going missing repeatedly and reduce the risk of harm when they do. Here are five changes …

Elections