Paige Moeller running for Oxfam at London Marathon 2023. Credit: Richard Blaxall/Oxfam.
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We've got loads of great fundraising events, ideas and inspiration to help you raise money for people living in poverty.
Frequently asked questions
Can I claim Gift Aid on the funds I have raised?
To claim Gift Aid on your fundraising, we must have the first name or initials, last name, full home address and postcode of each individual donor/sponsor. So please encourage them to tick the Gift Aid box on your sponsorship form when they sponsor you. Without these details we can't claim Gift Aid.
How can I run the London Marathon, or another race, or Oxfam?
Visit our fundraising events page to find out.
I'm planning a fundraising event at my school. Can I fundraise for something specific?
You can fundraise for a particular item in our fantastic Oxfam Unwrapped catalogue. You can buy lots of things from a school desk and chair to a whole classroom! To find out more, give our friendly Oxfam Unwrapped team a call on 0870 410 5030. (Monday to Friday – 9am to 8pm, Saturday and Sunday – 10am to 5pm).
More information on educational support for fundraising in schools, including DEA guidelines.
How does my donation or the money I have raised make a difference?
In the 2021-22 financial year, Oxfam reached more than 8 million people worldwide. 6.3 million people affected by conflict and disaster were given life-saving assistance. We worked with over 640 partner organisations in more than 80 countries to help people today and in the long term, through projects that addressed people's right to be heard, sustainable food, gender justice, and more. You can read stories of the life-changing impact of our work here.
Can my fundraising go towards emergency response work?
Can I use your logo on my mobile, product or publicity materials?
You cannot change the logo in any way and you must ensure that you represent Oxfam correctly. Commercial organisations are not permitted to use Oxfam's name or logo without our prior written consent – contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to get a company involved who may want to use our name. You can download the Oxfam logo here.
How can I cover the costs of my event?
There are plenty of ways you can get your fundraising started for minimal costs. Local companies may sponsor your event, donate goods or lend you their services for free. Take a look at our fundraising tips for simple ways to keep costs down.
Do you offer an online sponsorship facility?
How much does Oxfam spend on admin?
You can find all the answers in our guide to how we spend your money.