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Stephen & Leteachia

My husband and I had a wonderful time picking out our gifts, and guessing who would buy what. I think that Oxfam Unwrapped is a fantastic idea. As you can image, when you've been living with someone for seven years, you don't have any need for crockery, wheelbarrows or the proverbial toaster. This is not to say that we eat with our fingers or toast our crumpets over a fire (ok, maybe sometimes!). So choosing the Oxfam list just seemed like the most logical thing to do.


Stephen & Leteachia

Below are some quotes from our friends:


"Ooooo, what a lovely idea! Will try and purchase a goat when I have some spare time this weekend (for milk not eating, right?)."
Sarah

"That is such a genius idea compared to people I know who give you shopping lists from uber pricey department stores."
Robe

"What an amazing wedding gift list I am so proud of you. Have a wonderful, wonderful time in Italy."
Aunty Nina

Helen & Joel

Our Oxfam Gift List was the perfect list for us - we've been living together for 6 years and are fortunate enough to have a lot of the traditional wedding gift list items. As such we used this list to buy gifts for those people in a much less fortunate position than us, and our friends and family loved it.

Opening all the envelopes and seeing al the messages from our loved ones along with the gift items they had chosen was a very emotional experience and we wouldn't have changed it for the world.


Helen & Joel

Emily & Robert

We loved the idea of a gift list with Oxfam, and have been very moved by everyone's generosity and support. We didn't want to be given a pile of household objects that would just get stored under our stairs.

Oxfam Unwrapped enabled our guests to give us gifts that would benefit others, and at the same time make us truly happy. Knowing our happiness has helped others too has been an absolute delight. We excitedly opened each card as they came through the post and read about how the gift would be used. I've made and framed a collage of all the photos from the Oxfam Unwrapped cards to hang on our wall, so that we can always remember people's kindness and the countless lives that will have been touched.


Emily & Robert
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