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Oxfam GB has been shared in 32 public circles

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John Wood5,210Landscape #Photography circle Best of the Week!!!To be considered for this circle, please:1- Share this circle in your stream.2- Ask to be included in the comments section of the original post.3- Make sure you've added our page to your circles.4- You must post your own original work in your stream.#CircleShare  #SharedCircles  2014-05-09 13:32:48417463161CC G+
Not My Earth (Not My Problem)5,322This Circle Should Be ObviousLet Us Know If Any Edits Need To Be Made Here.. Additions... Subtractions.. Etc.. #sharedcircles   #green   #environmental  2014-03-23 16:54:22275000CC G+
Geeks Who Care411You may be curious as to why Geeks Who Care posts are now numbered such as 201XXXXX_postXX. This is our way of tracking how many posts can be plussed and/or shared by the Geeks Who Care page before Google freezes the page due to automated anti-spam or abuse process being triggered due to what Google has determined as over-sharing and/or over-plussing.Because of this policy the Geeks Who Care page cannot share and plus every post that the Primary Causes it supports post day in and day out, so please consider adding this circle.20130915_post382013-09-16 06:20:54149000CC G+
Sindicatum Sustainable Resources0Please join and share the Sindicatum Sustainability Circle, read our blogs and join the discussion http://sindicatum.com/category/blog/ ~Thanks and have a nice day!2013-09-12 09:00:03376000CC G+
Geeks Who Care409You may be curious as to why Geeks Who Care posts are now numbered such as 201XXXXX_postXX. This is our way of tracking how many posts can be plussed and/or shared by the Geeks Who Care page before Google freezes the page due to automated anti-spam or abuse process being triggered due to what Google has determined as over-sharing and/or over-plussing.Because of this policy the Geeks Who Care page cannot share and plus every post that the Primary Causes it supports post day in and day out, so please consider adding this circle.20130911_post372013-09-12 05:31:45149300CC G+
Matthew Shuey1,446Top Brands & Companies On G+Do you have a brand and would like it to be included in this circle?1. Share this circle publicly2. Leave a comment with a link to your G+ Business or Brand Page3. I will add your business to this and other circles. #sharedcircles #sharedcircleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleday  2013-03-20 22:54:12476202CC G+
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Marc Pitman4,748Whoops. I wanted to share my Nonprofit Org circle, but it has 694 organizaitons and, apparently, I can only share 500 at a time! Sorry. But enjoy this many anyway!2012-08-24 00:52:47500501CC G+
Julian Belilty172Added 2 Shared GREEN Circles today & thought it would be nice to share an integrated Sustainability Circle with Google+...enjoy! :)Thank you +Not My Earth (Not My Problem) & +Gideon Rosenblatt for sharing! #green   #sustainability   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #climatechange   #globalwarming  2012-07-26 14:50:30386306CC G+
Jeff Cline0Here is my circle, could you share yours with me? 2012-07-05 23:33:31500002CC G+
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Technicia Blog1,318Circle of Brand Pages.. #sharedcircles #circleshare #brandspages #brandpagecircles #circlesharing #publiccircles #publicsharedcircles +Best Shared Circle +Shared Circles Shared a Circle with You +SharedCircles +Shared Circles on G+2012-04-19 05:52:38479295CC G+
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Manuel Ángel García (magarcia)2,168Lo vi ayer en la sección de círculos compartidos de +CircleCount. Originalmente contenía 500 marcas, pero misteriosamente se ha perdido una por el camino :)2012-03-01 16:05:17499000CC G+
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Daniel Harrington10,695The Whopper BRANDS AND BUSINESS PAGES ONLY CIRCLE - Please Share! (You Can Add This To A Brand Page)#brandpagescircles #brandcircles #circlesharing #brandpage #circleshared #circles #marketing #socialmedia #circleshare #brandpages #pages #brands #sharedcircles #publiccircles #publiccirclesproject #brandspages #seo #sem #brandpage #publiccircles #tech #business #socialnetworks #googleplus #circleoftheday #socialmediamarketing2012-02-26 02:50:17500012CC G+
Daniel Harrington10,570Great #BrandPages Only Circle! - Can Be Added To Brand Pages. Enjoy and Please Share! Thank You!#circlesharing #publiccirclesproject #sharedcircles #circleshare #circles #circlesdatabase #circlestoshare #sharecircle #brands #business #marketing #businesspages #socialmediamarketing #socialmedia #googleplus #sharedcircles #circles2012-02-21 16:25:03500010CC G+
Daniel Harrington10,083Do You Have A #BrandPage or #BusinessPage and Want More Followers? Well You Can Only Add Brand Pages To Brand Pages On #GooglePlus So You Have To Find a Big #Circle That Includes Only Brand Pages and Not One Personal Page or It Will Be Rejected When You Try To Add It - SO....Here Is That Circle!! Please Share! #brands #business #marketing #products #companies #logos #tech #cars #food #recipes #institutions #organizations #corporations #smallbusiness #circlesharing #sharedcircles2012-02-17 00:42:19500101CC G+
Nonprofit Organizations1,593Just added my 600th nonprofit to my "Nonprofit Organizations" Circle. However, it appears you can only "Share" a maximum of 500 pages circled. 600 in this circle, but only shows 500 when shared. Hmm... will have to think about that...2011-11-18 16:49:105009513CC G+
The Chronicle of Philanthropy0An updated circle of nonprofits on Google+. Help us build our list by sharing others.2011-11-14 22:48:0317427476CC G+
SocialCX0Wondering what brands are up to on Google+? Check out this shared circle of 400 brand pages for some great examples!2011-11-14 18:32:084001077CC G+
Beth Kanter68,942Here's my open nonprofit brand circle and my scoop.it curation of google + for nonprofits resources - http://www.scoop.it/t/google-for-nonprofits2011-11-11 22:20:25101281918CC G+
G+ Business Pages Directory0Charities, Non-Profits, Organizations ... Leave your own, friends' and ones you've circled!!!#pages #googleplus #sharedcircle#coolpages2011-11-10 08:17:36721126CC G+
The Chronicle of Philanthropy0With an assist from +Beth Kanter we've been able to further expand the list of nonprofits that have created Google+ pages. Keep sharing examples in the comments area and we'll keep building the list.2011-11-09 16:12:37115762CC G+


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Most comments: 76

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2014-04-01 12:52:01 (76 comments, 13 reshares, 60 +1s)

The world has been steadily winning the fight against hunger. Now climate change threatens to unravel decades of vital, hard-won progress. Extreme weather is decimating crops, killing livestock and pricing food beyond the reach of the world’s poorest people. 

David Cameron needs to fight for ambitious EU carbon cuts and more support for clean energy. +1 if you agree.

Most reshares: 33

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2014-06-09 08:21:43 (14 comments, 33 reshares, 95 +1s)

It’s time to change our perceptions of poverty in the UK. Thanks to the ongoing unfairness of austerity Britain, millions of ‘ordinary’ people are finding themselves on the breadline thanks to a system that increasingly skewed in favour of the rich.
Share if you think something should be done about it.

Most plusones: 95

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2014-06-09 08:21:43 (14 comments, 33 reshares, 95 +1s)

It’s time to change our perceptions of poverty in the UK. Thanks to the ongoing unfairness of austerity Britain, millions of ‘ordinary’ people are finding themselves on the breadline thanks to a system that increasingly skewed in favour of the rich.
Share if you think something should be done about it.

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2014-07-18 12:24:08 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)

Our CEO Mark Goldring put on a disguise to volunteer in an Oxfam shop, then dug pit latrines in 40 degree heat - all in the name of TV! On Tuesday night on Channel 4, tune into 'Undercover Boss' to find out what happened when our boss hit the frontlines to find out what REALLY goes on at Oxfam.

Watch the video to see Mark giving us an exclusive preview of what to expect...

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2014-07-16 08:09:33 (1 comments, 21 reshares, 42 +1s)

What's the greatest gift you've ever received? From the Philippines to Syria, for thousands of people, it's not a PlayStation, an iPad or a shiny new bike, but a steady supply of safe, pure water. It's something that - with your help - we've been delivering around the world for more than seventy years.

SHARE this if you appreciate what a gift it is to be able to drink clean water every day.

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2014-07-14 16:10:48 (8 comments, 6 reshares, 52 +1s)

85% of the population of Turkana has no reliable water supply. Drinking dirty water is unhealthy at best, and potentially deadly at worst. 

So we've installed six vital water boreholes, and now more than 12,000 people - including these playful children! - can drink clean, safe water every day.

We think that's worth celebrating. 

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2014-07-10 08:22:32 (3 comments, 5 reshares, 28 +1s)

Yesterday marked the third anniversary of South Sudan's independence, and the country is on the brink of famine unless urgent action is taken now. Actress Keira Knightley recently travelled to the country with us to see first hand how families are surviving the ongoing crisis, and what we're doing to help them. 

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2014-07-03 08:27:42 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 10 +1s)


He was last seen at Glastonbury, helping us make a song and dance about poverty – and boy can he move! We have to find him – the future of disco depends on it. So please, do your duty for the good of humankind and SHARE this with friends – and help us TRACK THIS MAN DOWN. The search is on.

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2014-06-25 16:20:43 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)

Our world is not equal. The super rich grow richer, while millions face poverty. We think this is wrong. So we're making a song and dance about it - literally! 

Superstar remixers Eclectic Method are asking you to send in a sound of ANYTHING - your voice, drumming on your desk, whistling on the bus - and they'll turn it into an amazing new song over the next few week. 

Check out the video below to see what #oxfamsong is all about!

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2014-06-25 09:05:14 (1 comments, 8 reshares, 40 +1s)

Waiting to come on, Honduras’ future doctors, lawyers and teachers. Oxfam is working in Honduras to help reduce illiteracy and improve opportunities for young boys and girls so they can achieve their full potential.

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2014-06-24 09:15:03 (0 comments, 12 reshares, 60 +1s)

Right now, millions of children are missing out on education. We’re working hard to change this. In Nairobi, Kenya, we’re providing schools with toilets to boost health AND attendance – so more children, like Irene, can realise their dreams. But we need to do more. So this summer, we’re asking you to make a song and dance about poverty – record a sound for our track now.

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2014-06-23 09:36:44 (1 comments, 5 reshares, 21 +1s)

Fancy being on a record? This summer, we’re asking celebs, musicians and YOU to make a song and dance about poverty. We’re recording a track to make leaders listen and act. Amazing VJ Eclectic Method, who’s worked with everyone from Fatboy Slim to U2, is the man bringing it all together. Get involved – record your sound now! 

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2014-06-09 08:21:43 (14 comments, 33 reshares, 95 +1s)

It’s time to change our perceptions of poverty in the UK. Thanks to the ongoing unfairness of austerity Britain, millions of ‘ordinary’ people are finding themselves on the breadline thanks to a system that increasingly skewed in favour of the rich.
Share if you think something should be done about it.

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2014-06-06 15:39:08 (9 comments, 12 reshares, 34 +1s)

Lift the lid on austerity Britain and you’ll find more and more people forced into poverty thanks to rising household bills, unemployment, unfair contracts and benefit cuts. And to make things even more unpalatable, the UK’s richest people are getting wealthier and more influential. PLEASE SHARE.

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2014-06-04 15:41:55 (0 comments, 9 reshares, 16 +1s)

Money - it’s the revolutionary new discovery that’s the vital ingredient in ensuring a long, healthy life. See the difference it makes for yourself in just one borough of London.

Even Westminster has very deprived areas, and it’s reflected in people’s life expectancy. Here men in the richest parts of the borough live 17 years longer than those from the poorest…
Because they’re worth more

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2014-06-04 14:45:03 (43 comments, 20 reshares, 69 +1s)

Great Britain - a land with a reputation for fair play and equal rights is becoming a divided nation of haves and have-nots.
And we’re on course to take the No.1 spot as the most unequal country in the developed world, overtaking Singapore, the US and Portugal.

Let’s flag up this unfairness – hit one of the buttons below.

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2014-06-03 15:24:11 (7 comments, 17 reshares, 57 +1s)

All this week we’ll be focusing on poverty and inequality close to home.

Cruel Britannia is overseeing an increasingly divided nation if you take into account the lifestyles of the super-rich compared with those of the poorest families.

If, during the week any of our facts about unfairness get right up your nose, please share them.

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2014-06-02 15:17:12 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 21 +1s)

Inequality – it’s one of the biggest challenges we face in tackling poverty. Right now, the super rich are getting richer, while millions struggle for food, water and shelter. We think that’s unfair, so this summer we’re asking festival-goers to make a song and dance about it. Get involved at the link below & you could win two Glastonbury tickets!


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2014-05-28 07:54:09 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 22 +1s)

Oxfam is there in South Sudan, and we're already reaching 180,000 people with vital clean water, sanitation and food. Here are just a few of the people YOU are helping us to reach today.

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2014-05-23 09:50:58 (2 comments, 16 reshares, 52 +1s)

Meet Elizabeth. In her hometown she and her husband had a small farm, were able to grow their own food and sell some at the local market.

She was heavily pregnant when she fled the conflict in South Sudan, forced to hide and then give birth in a swamp, her husband playing the role of midwife. She named her newborn child Swampy. Elizabeth’s husband was killed, and she and her family reached a camp for displaced people - weak, desperate and hungry.

Today, we’re helping Elizabeth and her family, and many thousands like them, with your help. Share this post to help us share Elizabeth’s story and spread the word about what’s really going on in South Sudan.

Photo: Kieran Doherty 

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2014-05-22 12:58:31 (0 comments, 3 reshares, 9 +1s)

 Lifesaving clean water reaching people who need it most in South Sudan: here's a video to prove it!

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2014-05-21 13:59:44 (2 comments, 7 reshares, 16 +1s)

The crisis in South Sudan is affecting more than 3 million people. They desperately need food, water and sanitation. It’s a massive humanitarian crisis we should all be talking about. But it’s not headline news. Take a look at our infographic and find out what’s happening in South Sudan right now.

Please share to spread the news and raise much-need funds.

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2014-05-19 15:02:07 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 23 +1s)

I’m big, I’m clever and I absolutely will not stop until I deliver clean safe water to thousands of people in need. 

As tens of thousands of people continue to crowd into makeshift camps in South Sudan, Oxfam is pulling out all the stops to save lives. The Flocculator is an impressive machine that can purify and produce half a million litres of water a day for as long as it’s needed. 

And when the next emergency happens... I’ll be back.

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2014-05-16 10:16:17 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)

Here's our CEO Mark Goldring talking about why we've launched an urgent appeal for funds for people in South Sudan. 3.7 million people are currently need of food and clean water, and over a million have been forced from their homes. 

We urgently need your help. Please share this post, and, if you can, text DONATE to 70066 to give £5. 

T&Cs: Messages will be charged at £5, plus one message at your standard message rate. By texting you consent to future marketing by Oxfam. If you do not wish to be contacted please send NOINFO to 70066

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2014-05-15 08:02:16 (1 comments, 4 reshares, 35 +1s)

Today we are launching an urgent appeal for funds to help the people of South Sudan. More than a million people have been forced from their homes by fierce fighting. They have lost everything – many living in makeshift camps in the most awful conditions.

We urgently need your help to provide food, water and sanitation. Text DONATE to 70066 to donate £5, and please share this post to help us raise as much as possible. Thank you.

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2014-05-07 12:20:44 (4 comments, 7 reshares, 45 +1s)

You’d be surprised what people believe. So back in the land of reality, be assured that 84p of every pound you give us is spent on long-term and life-saving work around the world. Just 7p is reinvested to help us raise vital funds. And 9p is spent on ensuring we are able to run efficiently – what you might call admin – so we can help more people to build a future free from poverty.

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2014-05-06 09:42:42 (0 comments, 6 reshares, 17 +1s)

For over a decade, you have helped us push, prod and persuade world leaders to do something about dodgy arms deals. It was never going to be easy, but you’re a persistent lot.

And at the start of our ‘mythbusters’ week, what better way to prove campaigning really does work than by celebrating the recent and historic signing of an International Arms Trade Treaty that could save millions of lives?!

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2014-05-02 10:36:35 (0 comments, 6 reshares, 43 +1s)

A good old-fashioned bar of soap. Nothing fancy. Nothing to get excited about. Until your whole world is turned upside down by a typhoon. Your home is gone. You’re living amongst the rubble, or in a crowded camp where typhoid or cholera can quickly spread. 

That’s when soap is a superhero. The undisputed leader at keeping germs at bay and making sure no more lives are lost.

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2014-04-23 08:58:05 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 23 +1s)

Water tanks that is! Since the start of the conflict in Syria three years ago, Oxfam has helped tens of thousands of refugees who fled to neighbouring countries. And in 2013, we were finally able to work inside Syria. Despite the ongoing conflict, our emergency team is helping to restore water supplies to more than half a million people living in a country devastated by war.

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2014-04-22 10:07:23 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 15 +1s)

Since our first emergency appeal in 1943, we’ve established one of the world’s most trusted and experienced emergency response teams. In the last seven decades we’ve developed some ground-breaking and ingenious solutions to get emergency support to as many people as possible, as quickly as possible.  So all this week we’ll be giving you an insight into how we do what we do best – save lives.  

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2014-04-11 08:35:17 (4 comments, 2 reshares, 34 +1s)

Meet Selina, who lives in Nyamikamba, Rwanda. Because you bought a goat for Christmas from Oxfam Unwrapped, she got a goat.

Because she has a goat, her family's crops will flourish so she can eat well. What's more, her family can now sell goats to afford school uniforms, so Selina can get an education and look forward to a bright future.

It's that simple.

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2014-04-04 15:03:35 (4 comments, 3 reshares, 24 +1s)

Meet Gori and Shazzia, two girls doing schoolwork in Pakistan. 
We're working to help improve the quality of education provided and encourage more families to send their girls to get an education.
Since 2006 we've been renovating schools affected by floods, as well as inspiring communities to value education, especially for girls and children to campaign for their right to go to school.

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2014-04-01 12:52:01 (76 comments, 13 reshares, 60 +1s)

The world has been steadily winning the fight against hunger. Now climate change threatens to unravel decades of vital, hard-won progress. Extreme weather is decimating crops, killing livestock and pricing food beyond the reach of the world’s poorest people. 

David Cameron needs to fight for ambitious EU carbon cuts and more support for clean energy. +1 if you agree.

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2014-03-27 17:57:52 (1 comments, 3 reshares, 30 +1s)

Dora lives in Bolivia with her four young daughters. We're supporting farmers in communities such as Dora's to practice environmentally sustainable farming techniques, as well as helping out with training, tools and seeds.

Now Dora is growing enough food to earn an income which she'll use to lift her daughters' lives for good. All thanks to a little support from YOU!

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2014-03-25 17:20:35 (34 comments, 17 reshares, 76 +1s)

You ain’t seen nothing yet. Really. Leaders still aren’t showing enough political will to truly tackle climate change and hunger. As our planet warms up, extreme weather is killing the crops and animals that some of the world's poorest people rely on to feed their families. 

SHARE this if you agree European leaders and big business need to cut carbon emissions and stop climate change making people hungry.

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2014-03-21 16:06:33 (4 comments, 3 reshares, 36 +1s)

There aren't many children named after a cyclone, but baby Yoly was just two week’s old when Typhoon Yolanda ripped through her home in the Philippines last year. Mum, Cherry Chrisaldo snatched Yoly and ran for her life as buildings collapsed around her. Thousands of people lost their lives, but Cherry’s family survived, and her miracle baby now has a name that will always remind them of how lucky they were.

Please share to show your support for our brave mum of the week.

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2014-03-17 09:21:50 (10 comments, 17 reshares, 41 +1s)

Read that again: Just five families in the UK are richer than the 12.6 MILLION poorest Brits. Inequality like this is a massive problem, but it's far from inevitable – it's a result of political choices that can be reversed. 

It’s time for change, and we're determined to tackle inequality head on. Help us by SHARING this post to spread the word about the injustice of inequality on our doorstep.

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2014-03-13 12:05:46 (3 comments, 6 reshares, 21 +1s)

This week marks the three year anniversary of the start of the crisis in Syria. Since the fighting began, over 100,000 people have been killed, and over 9.3 million forced to leave their homes. We've teamed up with Save the Children UK, Amnesty International UK, and others to hold a candlelit vigil tonight in Trafalgar Square, London, as part of the #WithSyria campaign. 

Come and join us, and show global solidarity with the people of Syria.

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2014-03-11 11:54:40 (1 comments, 3 reshares, 13 +1s)

Celebs take to the air for Oxfam! 

Why is Nicole Scherzinger taking to the air? Why is Simon Pegg going all Superman on us? Some of our celebrity friends teamed up with photographer Rankin for these amazing photos all about how lifting lives around the world with Oxfam makes you feel. 

SHARE these photos with your friends to give them that uplifting feeling today!

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2014-03-03 17:15:46 (1 comments, 7 reshares, 41 +1s)

Vaishna’s laugh is infectious and for her mum, Sayantha, the perfect antidote to a long day looking after her cows. Being a widow in rural Sri Lanka isn’t easy, but Sayantha is working hard to feed, clothe, and send her two daughters to school. And thanks to the arrival of her new ‘Oxfam’ cow, delivering high-quality milk every day, there will definitely be more things to smile about in the months ahead.

We think Sayantha is a well-deserved winner of our Mum of the Week. +1 this if you agree!

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2014-03-03 12:46:44 (1 comments, 5 reshares, 6 +1s)

Mothers are some of the world's most powerful people. They feed us, teach us, and protect us. In this video we went asked Londoners 'What's the best advice your mum ever gave you?' 

So we want to hear from you - what's the one piece of motherly advice you've kept with you? Let us know in the comments.

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2014-03-02 11:46:16 (1 comments, 4 reshares, 35 +1s)

When your survival relies growing your own food, knowing when a storm is brewing is crucial. So alongside tools and seeds, a handful of mobile phones are ringing the changes for farmers like Vansy in Cambodia. Vansy gets weather warnings, and updates on the best market prices for her veggies.Crucial profits that pay for medicines and send her kids to school. Share this to spread the word about how small things can lift lives.

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2014-03-01 11:42:22 (2 comments, 3 reshares, 31 +1s)

People often say to us that not all the money raised goes to people who need it. But we reckon six-year-old Aisha would disagree. Her family lives in a drought-hit region of Chad, but Oxfam's training them to grow veg and farm chickens for eggs. It's just one of the ways we're helping families like Aisha's feed themselves for good. SHARE this to help spread the word of the huge difference your donations makes.

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2014-02-26 15:06:25 (0 comments, 11 reshares, 20 +1s)

Can you believe it's been one whole year since we launched our Behind the Brands campaign? And what a difference a year makes! Take a look at our updated scorecard to see great improvements from Coke, Unilever, Associated British Foods and many more. 

SHARE this and spread the word about how much YOUR campaigning has achieved!

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2014-02-25 12:00:40 (2 comments, 3 reshares, 35 +1s)

Mums are always there. Doing whatever it takes to keep us safe and healthy. If we’re lucky, they’ll be a role model, a best friend. Maya Giorgadze and her 15-year-old daughter, Dea have an unbreakable bond that has helped them through some tough times. They live in one of the poorest regions of Georgia, where medical treatment is extremely expensive. So Maya has ensured that Dea is part an Oxfam-funded health care scheme -- because Dea is just too precious to lose.

Please share if you think Maya is an inspirational mum of the week.

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2014-02-24 09:54:13 (1 comments, 11 reshares, 42 +1s)

Thanks to our brilliant supporters, Oxfam works hard to make life better for vulnerable people living in poverty. But there’s one catch. They must be living on this planet we all share. You know, our home.

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2014-02-18 14:01:49 (0 comments, 3 reshares, 31 +1s)

Sri Lanka’s brutal civil war has left Anne with memories and scars that may never heal. As a child she had to flee with her family to escape the violence. But Anne is a survivor. And now the conflict’s over, she is back home and enjoying being a first time mum. Anne’s cheeky little boy has brought joy into her life at last. And with Oxfam’s help, they are building a brighter future together.

+1 and help us celebrate Anne and her incredible journey.

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2014-02-15 20:00:20 (11 comments, 0 reshares, 21 +1s)

The situation in Syria may look like a complex puzzle, impossible to solve. But there are many ways world leaders can provide immediate support to people in urgent need - and build a path towards peace. Which are the first three you see? Let us know in the comments.

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2014-02-14 10:00:25 (2 comments, 4 reshares, 32 +1s)

Love - it can bring pure joy, even in the darkest times. Forced to flee Syria, Ahmad and Nariman met in Za'atari refugee camp, Jordan. "It was fate," says Ahmad. "It was love at first sight. I knew straight away that I wanted to marry her." So they found a way, they danced their first dance and they smiled. Please SHARE this - for Ahmad and Nariman and for love.

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2014-02-07 11:46:03 (2 comments, 2 reshares, 20 +1s)

Oxjam Regional Coordinators play a pivotal role in the success of the UK's biggest grassroots music festival by providing support to our volunteers. We are recruiting for 11 of these roles in various locations across the UK. Hurry! Deadline is Sunday: http://bit.ly/1a7hy5H

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2014-02-04 10:46:32 (0 comments, 6 reshares, 22 +1s)

Twelve-year-old Mohamad lives in a refugee settlement in Lebanon. He misses home, going to school, having fun with his friends. Among the horror and the hardships Mohamad has kept hope alive by growing vegetables, herbs and even roses. If Mohamad can pull off such a miracle, surely world leaders can find a way to secure peace...?

+1 if, like us, you believe the children of Syria should be seen AND heard.

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2014-01-30 12:22:50 (3 comments, 4 reshares, 55 +1s)

Mums are incredible - they're there for us no matter what. Adoaga, a widow, lives in Chad and has been there for her kids through the harshest times. A severe food crisis meant that, before Oxfam's food distribution, she had to search anthills for grains. Every mum wants to provide for her children - that's why we launched our Mother Appeal, to help mums worldwide do just that. 

Please +1 this if you want to celebrate amazing mums - yours included.

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2014-01-25 19:02:16 (2 comments, 13 reshares, 34 +1s)

Are you celebrating Burns Night tonight with some haggis and a poetry reading? We can't help with the former, but here's a beautiful poem written by 12-year-old refugee Reema about returning to her home in Syria. LIKE this to help us celebrate the incredible power of the written word to help people through the hardest of times.


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