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‘I’m so proud of the progress I’ve made’

Eiman Mirghani is a chemistry student, blogger, advocate for peace and New Scot. She arrived in Glasgow last year after being forced to flee her home in Sudan. Here, she blogs about how participating...

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A wee message from a New Scot

Today people around the world are gathering to celebrate World Refugee Day. ...

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Celebrating our volunteers

Today marks the beginning of Volunteers' Week: a national celebration of the difference volunteers make across the UK. Oxfam's lucky enough to be supported by a dedicated team...

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Oxfam’s Scottish shops’ Christmas sales hit 5 year high

Oxfam's Scottish shops enjoyed a bumper Christmas trading period, with sales hitting a five-year high. ...

‘I feel like I can be myself but challenge myself at the same time’

Oxfam has been fighting poverty and injustice since 1942.   We couldn't do this vital work without our incredible team of over 1,000 volunteers who work in Oxfam shops across Scotland. ...

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‘I’ve been volunteering for over 20 years’

Oxfam is on the frontline of some of the biggest humanitarian crises of all time. Right now, we're helping thousands of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh by providing clean drinking water, sanitation...

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‘Oxfam has given me my life back’

Last year Oxfam International helped 22 million people around the world.  But Oxfam's work begins right here in Scotland, with our network of 46 shops raising vital funds for Oxfam's...

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Glaswegian Oxfam shop volunteer visits refugee response in Greece to mark 75 years of the international development organisation

A Glaswegian grandmother was chosen with three other Oxfam shop volunteers, with nearly sixty years of service between them, to visit Oxfam's work helping refugees and migrants in Greece ahead...

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Oxfam’s oldest shop in Scotland appeals for volunteers

Oxfam Scotland's two shops in Troon have issued an urgent appeal for volunteers. ...

Spending your 17th birthday steaming... in an Oxfam shop

Jamie Livingstone is Head of Oxfam Scotland and today 'gave a shift' at an Oxfam shop in Troon. ...

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