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In your community

Fundraising for Oxfam is a great way to bring your local community together to make a global impact.

From your local church group or community centre to the neighbourhood knitting club, here are a few ideas to help you inspire people near you to do something special for Oxfam.

Top ideas for community fundraising

Gala dinner

Host a glamorous gala dinner, complete with gowns and dancing. It's a timeless way to raise money for charity. Alternatively make it a themed dinner.

Coffee morning

Whether it's your own event at your house or in partnership with your local café or church, a coffee morning is an easy and fun way to do something locally. 

Sponsored walk 

A great way to encourage people to get outdoors and support our life-changing work.

More ideas for fundraising in your community

Garden parties, barn dances, variety shows, car washes, even photography competitions - there are so many ways to get your community or club involved.

Start a fundraising group

If you're passionate about fundraising for Oxfam, why not start a local fundraising group in your area? Pool your efforts with other like-minded people and make a real difference. 

Find out more about local fundraising groups.

Need extra support or advice?

Planning an event in your community and want extra support and advice? Our fundraising managers are experts in helping plan and run community events. They'd be delighted to work alongside you to deliver a truly memorable and worthwhile community fundraiser. Contact your local fundraising manager.

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Fundraising resources

Order our fundraising toolkit to get started. 

Check out our tips on how to make the most of sponsored fundraising.

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