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06 Dec, 2016, 11:15 ET Oxfam Joins With Margot Robbie, John Cho, Gael García Bernal, Minnie Driver, And More To Launch "I Hear You" Project In Support Of Refugees

Today Oxfam launches "I Hear You", a project designed to amplify the personal stories of the world's most vulnerable refugees with some of...


28 Jan, 2014, 16:17 ET Show Your Love With A Dynamic Duo This Valentine's Day

Shop at Oxfamgifts.com this year for a pair of CHICKENS, GOATS, OR SHEEP Global relief and development organization Oxfam America is...


03 Dec, 2013, 22:35 ET Holiday Gifts From OxfamGifts.com Deliver Real Rewards

Need a Last Minute Gift? Have Some Fun with your Family while Helping a Family Living in Need  Global relief and development organization...


15 Nov, 2013, 15:58 ET Racing Against Time, Oxfam Scales-up Response in the Philippines

Oxfam, an international humanitarian relief and development organization, is setting up programs that aim to reach 500,000 people affected by...


15 Nov, 2013, 12:46 ET Scarlett Johansson Calls on You to Join Her, Oxfam in Aiding Survivors in the Philippines

 Oxfam America has released a new public service announcement featuring Scarlett Johansson speaking about Oxfam's work in the Philippines...


14 Nov, 2013, 20:58 ET Holiday Gifts From OxfamGifts.com Deliver Real Rewards

This season, have some fun with your family while helping a family living in poverty   Global relief and development organization...


16 Oct, 2013, 10:32 ET Oxfam Targets Coca-Cola, PepsiCo on World Food Day

Companies' sugar suppliers kicking farmers off their land in poor countries On World Food Day, thousands of people around the US joined...


02 Oct, 2013, 12:19 ET Big Food And Drink Companies Urged To Act To Stop Conflicts Over Land As Global Sugar Production Continues To Soar

The biggest names in the food and drink industry are not doing enough to stop land grabs and conflicts in their supply chains, warned...


25 Sep, 2013, 15:16 ET US signs historic Arms Trade Treaty

 International relief and development organization Oxfam welcomed today's signing of the Arms Trade Treaty by the United States. As the...


28 Aug, 2013, 10:32 ET America's Poor Working Hard But Still Falling Behind

New Oxfam America poll reveals harsh realities in the world's most unequal rich country  As the nation prepares to mark Labor Day, Oxfam...


10 May, 2013, 13:18 ET Oxfam America and Freedom from Hunger Release New Research: Community Savings Programs Reduce Hunger and Improve Household Resilience

Oxfam America President Raymond C. Offenheiser and Freedom from Hunger President Steve Hollingworth today released significant research findings...


01 May, 2013, 11:49 ET Be a Good Kid: Honor a Mom with a Gift That Gives Back from Oxfamgifts.com

BOSTON, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International relief and development organization Oxfam America is encouraging everyone to...


15 Mar, 2013, 14:31 ET International Savings Groups NGOs Aim for 50 Million Members by 2020

SG2013 conference aims to build support for global savings groups growth  Last week, international relief and development organization...


14 Mar, 2013, 14:38 ET Oscar-nominated actor joins growing chorus in support of the Arms Trade Treaty

Djimon Hounsou joins other celebrities, Nobel Laureates, retired generals, and faith leaders to urge President Obama to endorse critical treaty...


11 Mar, 2013, 10:26 ET Anquan Boldin and Larry Fitzgerald Team up with Roddy White for Africa Relief Trip

NFL superstars joining Oxfam March 12-14 in Senegal A year after their first trip to Africa together, NFL superstars Anquan Boldin and Larry...


26 Feb, 2013, 06:00 ET Ten biggest food and beverage companies failing millions of people who grow their ingredients

New Oxfam campaign ranks policies of food and beverage companies The social and environmental policies of the world's ten biggest food and...


17 Dec, 2012, 17:27 ET A Resolution You Can Keep: Be Reliable in 2013, Be a Pig

START OFF THE NEW YEAR BY GIVING A GIFT THAT DOES GOOD AT OXFAMGIFTS.COM  Get the New Year started right for yourself or loved one with...


04 Dec, 2012, 16:05 ET Oxfam Ambassador Aziz Ansari is the gift he gives at oxfamgifts.com -- a Goat!

LAST MINUTE HOLIDAY SHOPPING: 'BE' A LIFE-CHANGING OXFAM GIFT  International relief and development organization Oxfam America and...


12 Nov, 2012, 16:35 ET Oxfam Urges Shoppers to "Be" the Gift They Give This Year at OxfamGifts.com

THIS YEAR, BE A GIFT THAT GIVES BACK  Be helpful, be giving, and be caring.  Be the best thing to happen to a family and the...


11 Sep, 2012, 15:36 ET NFL Superstars Team with Fans & Oxfam to Fundraise for Ethiopia

Anquan Boldin and Larry Fitzgerald launch "Ethiopian Village" sweepstakes to raise funds for drought-stricken region Inspired by their...


03 Jul, 2012, 12:22 ET International Artists Write To UN Secretary General In Support Of An Effective Arms Trade Treaty

Scarlett Johansson, Keira Knightley, and Kevin Spacey join others urging action as talks open at UN  As governments meet in New York to kick...


18 May, 2012, 13:46 ET Oxfam: G8 Food Security Alliance Answers Question Hungry People Have Not Asked

 International agency Oxfam warned that today's announcement of the "New Alliance to Increase Food and Nutrition Security" focuses too heavily...


16 May, 2012, 13:33 ET Bold food security initiative needed from G8

On the eve of the G8 Summit, international agency Oxfam called on world leaders heading to Camp David to make predictable, measurable funding and...


04 May, 2012, 15:37 ET Oxfam Ambassador Kristin Davis: Honor a Mother in Your Life by Helping Another Mom

GIFT BETTER THIS MOTHER'S DAY AND HELP CHANGE LIVES  International relief and development organization Oxfam America is teaming up with...


03 May, 2012, 15:34 ET Oxfam America Expands Rural Resilience Initiative to West Africa with Support from the Rockefeller Foundation

In the wake of a growing food crisis in West Africa, Oxfam America announces renewed support from the Rockefeller Foundation for its current rural...