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Dying from inequality

Samaritans have launched a new report into socioeconomic disadvantage and suicidal behaviour.

Pears Youth Fund for Leeds and Bradford opens!

We are pleased to announce the new £100,000 Pears Youth Fund in partnership with Leeds Community Foundation.

Student Volunteering Week 2017: Youth social action research released

Research released today by the #iwill campaign confirms the benefits to young people of taking in social action.

'The Pears Girls Centre' opens in Rwanda

The Streets Ahead Children’s Centre Association in Rwanda has completed building a new residential centre for girls.

Young Carers Awareness Day 2017

Young Carers Awareness Day is a national day of recognition for the UK's 700,000 young carers.

Thinking About Sustainability

The Institute for Voluntary Action Research have launched a new study: Thinking about Sustainability.

#iwill Week - Young people participating in social action have higher life satisfaction

Today marks the launch of the headline findings from the third National Youth Social Action Survey.

#iwill Week begins with Multi-Million Boost for Youth Social Action

Pears Foundation has pledged a total of £4 million over four years to match-fund the #iwill fund.

New research finds Scouts and Guides provide ‘mental health boost for life’

A new report finds people who participate in the Scouts and Guides in childhood have better mental health in later life.

Nominations are now open for the 2017 Beacon Awards!

The theme for the 2017 awards is ‘powering philanthropy' and will celebrate the UK's philanthropists.