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Tag Your Bag


The clothes that don't fit, the books you've read, the DVD double-up - bag it all up and drop it off at your local Oxfam shop. Boost your donations by making them worth 25% more with our Gift Aid scheme - Tag Your Bag.

Sign up in your local Oxfam shop 

Already signed up to Tag Your Bag? order your tags here.

Gift Aid is a scheme run by HM Revenue and Customs that allows charities like Oxfam to reclaim the tax on donations by UK taxpayers. Registering for the Tag Your Bag scheme means we can claim the Gift Aid on any goods that you bring into your local Oxfam shop.

Our work with Nectar is changing on 31 March 2020. Find out more.

How Tag Your Bag worksFAQs

Step 1 Sign up to Tag Your Bag in your local Oxfam shop.

Step 2 You'll receive personalised tags in the post. Donate your items to an Oxfam shop making sure your tag is securely on your bag of goods.

Step 3 We track your items and can claim Gift Aid when they sell. If your items don't sell, wherever possible they'll be recycled or reused, for example at our unique Wastesaver textile recycling facility, so they can still help Oxfam fight poverty

Step 4 The money your unwanted goods raise, along with the money we collect from Gift Aid will build water pumps, dig vegetable plots, send children to school and give families a better future.

Tag Your Bag FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

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What can you donate?

Find out what donations our shops can accept here.

What you can donate

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Terms and conditions for Tag Your Bag

If you sign up for Tag Your Bag before 31 March 2020, you will receive 100 Nectar points. You'll also collect points if your donated goods sell before 31 March 2020 and they'll be worth 25% more to Oxfam thanks to Gift Aid.

By signing up to Tag Your Bag, you are agreeing that you:

  1. Want to Gift Aid any donations made to Oxfam now, in the future and in the past four years (but no earlier than 1 April 2015). You are a UK taxpayer and understand that if you pay less Income and /or Capital Gains Tax than the amount of Gift Aid claimed on all your donations in the relevant tax year, it is your responsibility to pay any difference. The Gift Aid claimed will be used to help fund the whole of Oxfam's work.
  2. Will contact us if you want to cancel or amend this declaration, if you no longer pay sufficient Income and/or Capital Gains Tax or if your address changes. We are required to hold your current home address to identify you as a UK taxpayer; if we do not have this we may be unable to claim the Gift Aid on your donations.
  3. Understand that Oxfam Activities Limited (OAL) will attempt to sell the items on your behalf and that a commission charge will apply. The rate of commission is set annually; at 1 April 2019 it is 3% (including VAT).
  4. Own, as an individual, all items provided for sale and that they were obtained legally.
  5. Allow OAL to sell the items in whatever manner it decides in order to maximise the value of the sale and to allow OAL to dispose of those items which in OAL's opinion have no saleable value and acknowledge that your items cannot be returned.
  6. Will be contacted up to twice a year to advise you that your items have sold and to confirm your consent that the proceeds of the sale can be donated to Oxfam. We will wait until the proceeds reach a minimum amount before contacting you.
  7. If you registered your Nectar card before 31 March 2020, you will receive 100 points on registration and points when your items sell. If we are not able to sell your items before 31 March 2020, you will not receive Nectar points for them.
  8. Understand that if you share your Nectar card number with Oxfam this will be provided to Nectar Loyalty Ltd, along with information about sales from your donations, for the purpose of identifying your Nectar account and allocating points. Please see the Nectar privacy policy for more information about how Nectar process your information.
  9. Your data will be processed by Oxfam and Oxfam Activities Limited, and also by our data processing supplier, operating under stringent data protection rules. We will not share your personal data with any other organisation without your permission (please see clause 8 above).

Please note shops in Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey do not take part in this scheme.

How are Nectar points calculated?