Fundraising at work

From a fancy dress day to a sweepstake, do something worthwhile with your colleagues and hold a fundraiser for  Oxfam. Encourage teamwork, improve morale, and have some fun at work.

Top ideas for fundraising at work

Carbon Freelay

You and a team of colleagues carry a baton from your office site to another one - by whatever carbon-free means you can - linking up your offices right across the country. From rickshaws to roller skates, cycles to spacehoppers, anything goes on this sponsored team challenge.

Download the Oxfam Freelay booklet (PDF, 1.5 MB)

Virtual team challenge

Dust down the sweatbands with this sponsored team challenge. It's simple: first, choose a distance. Then get a team together and head to the gym to run, swim, cycle or walk your way around the world, getting sponsored for every leg of the journey you complete.

Download the Virtual team challenge booklet (PDF, 2.6 MB)

International Buffet

Experience the delicious flavours of food from all corners of the world. Just ask your guests for a donation to attend, or one for each dish.

Download our International Buffet recipes and tips (PDF, 127 KB)
Download our International Buffet dish cards template (PDF, 142 KB) (PDF, 142 KB)

More ideas for your workplace

There are loads of other simple ways to raise money for Oxfam at work:

  • Hold a raffle to win a day's holiday

  • Add a swear box to your department

  • Encourage staff to donate an hour's salary

  • Or, simply place collection tins around the office.

The important thing is to have fun and know the money you raise is making a real difference to someone living in poverty.

Got any questions?

Get in touch on 0300 200 1300 or email events@oxfam.org.uk

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