Shop with Oxfam and help support a great cause

Who are Oxfam?

Oxfam is an international confederation of 17 organizations working in approximately 90 countries worldwide to find solutions to poverty and related injustices around the world. Oxfam was originally founded in Oxford, in 1942 and was one of several local committees formed in support of the National Famine Relief Committee.

Oxfam Australia is an Australian, independent, not-for-profit, secular, community-based aid and development organisation, and an affiliate of Oxfam International.

What does Oxfam do?

Oxfam has been fighting poverty and injustice around the world for more than 50 years. Their work aims to bring about positive change in the lives of people living in poverty.

Oxfam’s work focuses on four goals:

  1. Economic justice
  • Supporting people so they can make a decent living and lead dignified lives, free from poverty and hunger.
  1. Essential services
  • Bring about access clean water, healthcare, education and sanitation.
  1. Rights in crisis
  • Supporting people’s right to live safe from war, violence and natural disaster.
  1. Gender justice
  • Supporting equal rights for women and men, so they can live free from violence and discrimination.

Supporting Oxfam

Phoenix Rising For Children (PRFC) is an accredited out-of-home or foster care provider based in the Sydney greater metropolitan area and Hunter Central Coast of N.S.W, Australia. PRFC was founded in 2001 to provide quality foster care to children and young people in N.S.W, including contemporary, quality, family-based foster care and effective and specialist support services to children and young people and their families. PRFC operates ethically, effectively and empathically with a view to achieving quality outcomes and a satisfying working environment, and as such we support organisations that encompass similar ideals.

Have you considered fostering a young one? PRFC undertakes regular planning and evaluation and has a focus on personal development and training. We are always interested in hearing from those passionate about making a meaningful difference for a child in foster care or a family requiring assistance. If you would like to become a foster carer and join our team providing effective and meaningful care to children and young people, please contact us!

We also provide family contact services, and these specialize in contact supervision for children in out of home care with their parents and other significant family members.

We can be reached at

Learn more about our foster care agency in NSW at

How you can help

Tens of thousands of Australians take a range of actions in support of our campaign work each year. By taking action now, you will be helping to raise the voice of disadvantaged communities around the world.

We can help Oxfam today in a number of ways:

Just a $20 donation can provide families in Timor-Leste with vegetable seeds, increasing nutrition and market opportunities.

A $100 donation is enough to provide medicines to one village in Laos to treat common illnesses and prevent disease.

A $500 donation can provide a water harvesting system to supply clean water for 200 families in drought-stricken southern Africa.

If you prefer, you can even shop at one of Oxfam’s stores around Sydney or online. Oxfam Shop has a variety of items for every budget, including home décor, kitchenware, food and drink, accessories and more.

You can also make monthly donations to aid Oxfam’s program work in struggling communities.

Support Oxfam and you support the communities that most need our help





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