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You’re guaranteed to find a gift that will surprise and delight, and best of all you’ll be helping communities lift themselves out of poverty.

Agnes Jailosi, a beneficiary of the Financial Access for Rural Markets, Smallholders and Enterprises (FARMSE). Photo: Watipaso Kaliwo/Oxfam

Make a Regular Gift

By making a regular donation and joining the Oxfam community, you can help end the injustices that keep people living in poverty.

Turkiye Earthquake. Photo: Delizia Flaccavento/Oxfam

Donate to Humanitarian Emergencies

When disaster strikes around the world, we move quickly with our partners to provide people with the assistance they need to survive –clean water, sanitation facilities, food, health and nutrition advice and shelter.

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Oxfam Trailwalker

Oxfam Trailwalker is a life-changing experience and every step you take helps raise vital funds to create a future without the inequalities that keep people in poverty.

Fundraise for Oxfam

Fundraise for us

You can support Oxfam’s lifesaving work by holding your own fundraiser or charity event and starting the conversation about poverty and injustice around the world.

Philanthropy — The Oxfam Circle

The Oxfam Circle is a community that allows you to direct your donation to a particular area of interest or specific project and feel a deep connection to the impact of your support.

Leave a Gift in Your Will

Whether it’s large or small, when everyday people like you leave a gift in your Will, it creates a ripple effect that makes a big difference in the lives of people around the world.

Oecusse, Timor-Leste: Sabina Foni and Mateus Elo hold the fruits of labour in their permanent garden. The couple said their harvest is significnatly increased since working with Oxfam. Photo: Kate Bensen/OxfamAUS

Give Through Your Pay

Organising to have money automatically deducted from your pay not only saves tax but also saves lives. You can’t get much better than that!

Nepal: Bimala Devi Bhatta holds garlic grown by members of her community’s women’s group.

Donate Crypto to Oxfam

Your cryptocurrency donation can support people on the brink of famine, support communities facing climate change and help refugee families seeking safety.

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Download If Then Give App

Want more control over your giving? Now you can tie your giving to real-world events you care about. Download the ‘If Then Give’ app and stay in control of the way you give.

Why Donate to Oxfam Australia?

With over 69 years of experience, Oxfam has been working with local partners and communities to provide immediate and long-term solutions that help people lift themselves out of poverty. From 2021-2022, Oxfam reached 15.6 million people in 85 countries around the world, all made possible with the support of people like you…

Oxfam’s experience means we ensure communities are actively involved in the support we provide. We ensure communities survive today with safe, clean water, cash and food and prepare for tomorrow by getting water systems working again.

Where does Oxfam Australia work?

Oxfam Australia works in a number of countries around the world. More detail on our work in particular countries can be found in the countries where we work section of the site.

How does Oxfam Australia work?

Operating at all levels — from individual households to global forums — Oxfam Australia strives to:
– save lives before, during, and after humanitarian crises
– work locally with people and communities to support their development and influence policies and practices that will reduce poverty
– influence governments, institutions and businesses to develop and implement laws, policies and practices that help people rise out of poverty.

We also run humanitarian appeals — to which the Australian public responds generously — and successful campaigns to mobilise Australians to take positive action to bring about change. The success of much of our work is thanks to our diverse and committed supporters and volunteers.

We work with hundreds of program partners: small and large organisations that work locally to deliver programs that help to save lives and tackle poverty and injustice in practical and innovative ways.

Where does the money go when I donate to Oxfam?

Your donation goes wherever the need is greatest and will support a range of Oxfam programs around the world. For a detailed breakdown of where your donations are used, please see where the money goes.

Do you have any more questions?

Please contact our friendly team on enquire@oxfam.org.au or 1800 088 110.

For every $1 we spend

63¢

tackling poverty

27¢

raising the next $1

10¢

administration

Gudi (in red) with her family, Pakistan. Photo: Oxfam in Pakistan

63% of every $1 goes to life changing work

Your donation to charity will help people and communities survive today, prepare for tomorrow and change their future for the better.

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