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Your Will is a testament of what you believe in. If you share Oxfam’s belief in a world without poverty, you can help the world’s poorest people build better lives for themselves, long into the future.
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Watch Flo's story
When she was a young adult, Flo experienced poverty firsthand. She’s left a gift in her Will to Oxfam because she believes material things aren’t important, but that people are. Watch her story.
Watch Eddy's story
Eddy has family that live all around the world. And he’s decided to leave a gift in his Will that will help fight poverty around the world too. Watch his story.
Watch Liz's story
Liz’s mum spent her life helping others, and that inspired Liz to do the same. Now a retired teacher, Liz is leaving a gift to Oxfam in her Will just as her mum did. Watch her story.
Watch Samantha's story
Being a nutritionist, Samantha is acutely aware that there are so many people around the world that go hungry. She wrote a Will after becoming a mum for the first time. Watch her story.
Watch Derek's story
Derek was a child during the Second World War, and even though he found it very tough, he believes what people are going through around the world today is much worse. Watch his story.
Watch Richard's story
Richard has taught and studied in Uganda and Tanzania, where he saw the harsh reality of poverty with his own eyes. He’s left a gift to Oxfam in his Will to help end it for good. Watch his story.
Watch Yvette's story
Yvette grew up on a council estate in North London. She says that statistically she shouldn’t have achieved anything, but she beat the odds and has decided to leave a gift to Oxfam in her Will. Watch her story.
Watch Karen's story
Health problems forced Karen to give up her teaching career aged 32. Along with her husband, she thinks that life is all about helping others, and know how important it is to give people the skills to live. Watch her story.
“I think I've lead a reasonable life, so I'd like to leave a legacy to enable other people to lead a better life.”
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“We’ve all got the power to change the world.”
Meet Sue Greenwood who lost a leg in the 2005 London bombings. One year later, she took part in our Trailwalker 100km walking challenge.
Oxfam supporter Roger Saunders took to the skies to celebrate leaving a gift to Oxfam in his Will.
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For the first time, a team of refugee athletes will compete under the Olympic flag.
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