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22,000 Oxfam volunteers: An Olympic effort

So the Olympics is all over (at least until the Paralympics!). Did you know that London 2012 is responsible for the biggest peacetime mobilisation of people since World War II - the 70,000 volunteers...

Downing Street: End hunger

Today activists and campaigners from eight aid agencies, including Oxfam, visited Downing Street to urge world leaders to act to end hunger and malnutrition. Oxfam, Save the Children, Avaaz...

Olympics facts, fair food and flying fish: The latest blogs in brief

Did you know Trailwalker and Trailtrekker participants together walked a whopping 157,200 miles this year - nearly 20 times the distance the Olympic torch travelled before it reached the Olympic...

Top 10 Olympic Oxfam facts

Oxfam staff are as excited by the Olympics as the rest of the UK. You might be surprised by how much we and the sporting competition have in common. Here are our top 10 Olympic Oxfam facts! ...

Food Power in action at Camp Bestival

After having recently graduated from a degree in History and International Relations, I wanted to get involved with Oxfam's GROW campaign which I knew has been successfully trying to raise awareness...

The aMAZEme book maze at London's Southbank Centre

Artists create giant book maze from Oxfam's donated books

A vast labyrinth of 250,000 books, entitled aMAZEme, has been installed on The Clore Ballroom in the Royal Festival Hall, London between 31 July - 25 August, as part of Southbank Centre's...

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