Situated in the heart of the city, many of our volunteers, donors, and customers are part of the thriving University community, so we have a wide selection of academic and foreign language books. Our two-storey shop on St Giles in Oxford was the first Oxfam bookshop; Sir John Mortimer came to open it officially in 1987, and returned two decades later to celebrate our 21st birthday.
Oxfam shops are always delighted to accept donations of quality undamaged items that you no longer want. Our shop teams are trained to make as much money as possible from your generosity to fund Oxfam's poverty busting work around the world. Items that sell particularly well are current fashion trends, quality paperback fiction and all accessories. And Oxfam is unique in that any textiles that are not sold via our shops are sent to our Wastesaver recycling plant to ensure we make as much money as possible from your generosity.
Volunteering with us is a challenging and rewarding experience. We have lots of opportunities and are always on the look out for passionate people to lend a hand.