Change a life by contributing your unwanted Xmas presents to Oxfam

Oxfam Ireland is getting in touch with people to contribute their unwanted Xmas presents when their stores resume today. Undesirable or duplicate Christmas gifts can be re-selled at Oxfam Ireland stores around the country to assist elevate essential funds for their life-saving job worldwide in 2022.

A study appointed by Oxfam Ireland in the last few years revealed that 83 per cent of grownups have obtained an undesirable present on Christmas early morning. Oxfam Ireland are welcoming the contribution of these unwanted presents to among their 46 shops across the island of Ireland.

Products accepted for contribution consist of garments, beauty products, books, devices and also jewellery, as well as bags as well as accessories, CDs, DVDs, homewares, soft furnishings, furniture (selected Oxfam shops only) as well as even bridal gown. The sale of these products will raise funds for Oxfam’s programmes, including ongoing emergency situation responses, in addition to long-term projects that raise individuals out of poverty and also campaigning that provides a voice to the prone.

Oxfam Ireland Director of Trading Trevor Anderson states,”We are attracting the generosity of people this Christmas to donate their undesirable presents. Perhaps Santa really did not bring exactly what was on your Xmas checklist, yet your donation can aid could feed an orphaned child or struggling household. It just takes a minute to drop your unwanted present into among our stores but it might transform a life permanently.

“With 8 out of 10 adults obtaining an undesirable present on Xmas early morning, we can aid you locate a new house for that present. We’re asking you to hesitate prior to you push that undesirable gift to the back of the wardrobe. Despite exactly how little, your donation will certainly help us to proceed our essential work into 2022.”

How your donation can conserve lives:

  • The sale of that unwanted top for EUR8/ ₤ 6 could help detoxify around 2,000 litres of water, making it secure to consume for South Sudanese family members living in makeshift camps.The sale of
  • an unopened cosmetics established sold for EUR15/ ₤ 11 might offer a household in the Democratic Republic of Congo an environmentally friendly efficient range, created to be hotter than typical cooking methods while utilizing only half the wood.That gift of a necklace that just isn’t to your taste cost EUR30/ ₤ 24 might feed a kid orphaned by help in Malawi for 3 and a half months.

Oxfam Ireland shops reopened their 46 stores throughout the island of Ireland on Tuesday, December 28th. You can locate a complete listing of stores below.

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