Charity shops are expecting a large volume of donations when they reopen and plan to isolate items for 72 hours before they go on sale as part of measures to ensure the safety of customers.
Aid agency Oxfam International is to severely curtail its work because of the financial strain caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Oxfam have expressed fears over the spread of coronavirus in refugee camps, with up to 250 people sharing one tap in some places that are already struggling for food.
The cancellations of fundraising events and closure of high street charity shops due to the coronavirus pandemic will leave a big hole in the finances of UK charities, the sector has warned.
Oxfam has announced it will close all of its high street shops until the worst of the coronavirus pandemic has passed in a bid to protect its staff and customers.
Fifty new low-cost washing machines designed by a British university student are to be installed at an Iraq refugee camp this week.
Kylie Minogue and The Cure’s Robert Smith have donated items to Oxfam after Glastonbury in a “stand against throwaway fashion”, the charity said.
Una Healy and Emeli Sande rubbed shoulders with supermodels as they took to the catwalk for Oxfam’s show during London Fashion Week.
Grime artist Stormzy has confirmed he will appear as a headline act at next year’s Glastonbury festival.
Grime artist Stormzy has been revealed as a headliner for next year’s Glastonbury festival, according to reports.
Global Oxfam ambassador Annie Lennox has vowed she is “not going to walk away” from the charity in the wake of the aid worker sex scandal.
Glastonbury organiser Emily Eavis has pledged the festival’s continued support for Oxfam after the charity was engulfed in an aid worker sex scandal.
Revelations around the handling of sex allegations at Oxfam should be a wake-up call to the charity sector, the International Development Secretary said.
Oxfam’s handling of sex allegations has been condemned by the Government – with a threat that millions in taxpayer funding could be cut off.
Minnie Driver has become the first celebrity to quit as an Oxfam ambassador following allegations that senior staff working in crisis zones paid for sex with vulnerable locals.
Musicians Four Tet, Everything Everything and Metronomy have joined radio’s Annie Mac in a line-up of performances for this year’s Oxjam Musical Festival.
An Aberdeen woman who has knitted hundreds of blankets for North-east hospital patients is appealing for more wool.
Poultry workers including pregnant women ‘forced to wear nappies because they are not allowed toilet breaks’
People working in the US poultry industry including heavily pregnant women have resorted to wearing nappies because of a “climate of fear” over taking toilet breaks, according to a shocking report by Oxfam.