Come and check out our extensive collection of cd’s and vinyl’s. We have a wide range of genres ranging from country to rock, jazz to dance and trance. Our items come at great prices and high quality guaranteed to rock your world. We are always rotating our stock so be sure to pop in regularly and find something you like!
Here is an example of where every donation of £1.00 to Oxfam goes. It is so important that donations are given in order to help those most in need.
Here are examples of what kind of help is offered:
10 year old Reshma lives in Shahbaz camp with her extended family. They were displaced when floods hit Pakistan in the summer of 2010. Oxfam has been providing water and sanitation facilities for nearly 2,000 families who live in the camp.
We sent actor Bill Nighy to visit Oxfam’s development work in Tanzania, including a jewellery business and a primary school. In both cases, donations to Oxfam are helping people build their own futures.
Fundraising costs are a small but vital part of our expenditure. For every £1 we spend on fundraising, we get a return of £5 to spend on our work around the world. And it’s not just about marketing. Fundraising costs let us put on amazing events like Trailwalker UK, which raised £1m in sponsorship money in 2010.
Support and running costs.
Running costs pay to keep our emergency warehouse in Bicester staffed and ready at all times. When disasters strike, Oxfam is uniquely placed to respond quickly, with £1.7m of emergency equipment on standby to help cover every eventuality.
Campaigning for change
Getting politicians to take notice of the big issues around poverty takes time and money, but campaigning really works. In 2011, Sierra Leone celebrated its first year of free health care for mothers and children under five, thanks in part to UK aid money that Oxfam and its supporters persuaded the Government to give.
Welcome to the new home of the Oxfam Mill Road blog! Upcoming posts will include information on our ever expanding vintage stock, our extensive collection of vinyl and our cool art pieces by one of our volunteers.