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Why I'm drawing a #RedLineForYemen and writing to my MP

By Lottie Massey, Oxfam Constituency Campaigner in York As a student in the UK, I enjoy freedoms and rights that most Yemenis can only dream of and this injustice is unbearable to me. According...

Standing as one with Coldplay in 2016

As the clock strikes midnight on 31 December people around the world will welcome in 2017, reflecting on the past 12 months and celebrating the new year and the potential it brings with it. I'm...

Winnie Byanyima at Asylum Sounds in Witney

Coming together to welcome refugees in Witney

As Oxfam publishes a report on resettlement of Syrians which shows that less than 3% of five million Syrian refugees have been proactively resettled in rich countries, this blog by Luci Ashbourne...

Shaun Ryder gives a shift for Oxfam

You never know who will turn up in an Oxfam shop. Shaun Ryder visited one of our shops in Manchester to give a shift, and helped out by volunteering his time.  ...

Give a shift: Meet Ben, fashion blogger and Oxfam shop volunteer

Ben loves fashion and with that passion he spends Saturdays volunteering in his local Oxfam shop, gaining experience, making new friends - and supporting Oxfam's work to end poverty. ...

Together we can end extreme poverty for good. What will you do?

Louise Waters, the Oxfam representatives coordinator talks about the new and exciting Volunteer Oxfam Representative Programme. The new programme will offer inspiring talks and interactive workshops...

Campaigning can change your life

A year ago I hated my job - 5 days sweating over a keyboard left me depressed and unable to enjoy my weekends.  I spent my evenings shouting at the television. Was I the only one who thought...

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Changing the perceptions of volunteering

In this guest blog, Huffington Post blogger Liam Beattie describes the benefits of volunteering for Oxfam. You can follow him on Twitter here: @Liam_Beattie. This year, 1-7 June saw the...

Constituency Campaigners induction day

Our Constituency Campaigner Programme aims to give you the knowledge, tools and support to make sure your voice is heard and has influence at the highest level. This voluntary role will give...

Volunteers Making it Happen in Birmingham

Oxfam Make it Happen in the community

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much."  American author Helen Keller's quote summarises the atmosphere at the Oxfam Make it Happen summit which brought together...

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