We’ve hanging out the bunting this week and extending a warm Justgiving welcome to our newest charity partner – Oxfam.
is a development, relief, and campaigning organisation that works with
others to find lasting solutions to poverty and suffering around the
world. It was formed in 1942 as he Oxford Committee for Famine Relief,
and has grown to become one of the most influentional and admired
charities in the world.
Here at Justgiving we’ve been huge fans of Oxfam‘s
innovative approach to fundraising and particularly its early adoption
of new media technologies, so we’re seriously excited to be working
Check out Oxfam’s website for some uber hip online offerings, including its Generation Why micro-site and a range of top notch blogs: the main Oxfam blog, the Summer Festivals blog and the Coldplay tour blog. Download choones from Oxfam Music and look no further than Oxfam Unwrapped for your Christmas shopping.
Oxfam supporters have been wasting no time getting started, with two pages online already. Matt Roles is getting sponsored to shave his prodigious ginger beard, and then grow a new one. Ed Lyons, meanwhile, has created a page to collect donations instead of house-warming gifts for his friend Mark.
- James G