OXFAM UNWRAPPED

How Alberto and his goat can teach children the joy of giving this Christmas

4 Dec 2013 by Oxfam Australia Media

Parents who want to remind their children of the importance of giving back this Christmas will find the solution with Oxfam’s newest Unwrapped gift – a storybook card just for kids.

This Mother’s Day help women around the world with an Oxfam gift

10 May 2013 by Oxfam Australia Media

Oxfam Australia is urging families to choose a Mother’s Day Oxfam Unwrapped gift that also helps mums in need around the world. More than 1500 women die from pregnancy and childbirth related complications every day, but buying an Oxfam Unwrapped gift can help fund preventative programs. Oxfam sales statistics have revealed women buy at least […]

Chickens and pigs most popular gifts this Valentine’s Day

12 Feb 2013 by Oxfam Australia Media

Cupid’s bow has struck a clucky chord with men, as more are choosing meaningful Oxfam Unwrapped gifts for their loved ones this Valentine’s Day. Quirky chicken and piglet cards are the most popular for men wanting to impress their partners with a gift that helps others in need, Oxfam Australia said today. While almost 10,000 […]

Australians prefer charity gifts this Christmas

5 Dec 2012 by Oxfam Australia Media

Australians would rather sacrifice their own Christmas presents this festive season and receive a goat, donkey or piglet that helps improve the lives of others, according to an Oxfam Australia survey. Oxfam revealed that more than two thirds of Australian women would prefer no presents this Christmas if a gift was given to a child […]

Oxfam gifts to help make dad feel proud this Father’s Day

16 Aug 2012 by Oxfam Australia Media

With just a fortnight until Father’s Day, Oxfam has a range of fair trade gifts for those looking to show dad they truly care.

Piglets share the love with poor communities on Valentine’s Day

2 Feb 2012 by

They may not smell as nice as roses, but piglets are a far more generous gift especially to families overseas in need, Oxfam Australia said today as it launched two new Oxfam Unwrapped gifts for Valentine’s Day.

People from NSW love giving crap while Victorians hate mosquitoes

20 Dec 2011 by Oxfam

Cattle manure is most popular with Christmas shoppers in NSW and mosquito nets most popular with Victorians, an analysis of Oxfam Australia’s sales of its donation program Oxfam Unwrapped revealed today.

Mia Wasikowska and Anna Torv support Oxfam Unwrapped this Christmas

16 Dec 2011 by Oxfam

Cows and buckets might be strange things to ask for at Christmas time, but they’re at the top of wish lists of Australian actors Mia Wasikowska (star of Alice in Wonderland, Jane Eyre and Restless) and Anna Torv (star of TV series Fringe).

Recycled products top the fair trade Christmas wish list

22 Dec 2010 by Oxfam

In a new twist on recycling, presents made from recycled materials are the most popular fair trade gifts this year, according to an analysis of the purchasing habits of Oxfam customers.

More Australians buying fair trade Christmas presents: Oxfam

15 Dec 2010 by Oxfam

From December 1-12, Oxfam sold 18,500 more fair trade products (up 17.4%) and served 8.6% more customers through its 23 shops around Australia compared to the same period last year.

This pattern is echoed through the rest of the year, with Australians buying 8.8% more fair trade products through Oxfam’s Shops overall in 2010 so far, compared to the same point in 2009.