Race for Charity
Do it for yourself. Do it for Oxfam. Do it for global poverty.
Oxfam Australia is the National Series Charity of this exciting physical and mental urban challenge – the Rat Race. Challenge yourself and join in a team of three to hike, bike, abseil, climb and navigate around the city.
Who is Oxfam Australia?
Oxfam Australia works to find lasting solutions to poverty and suffering around the world. We are currently responding to emergencies, campaigning for lasting change and empowering communities to work their way out of poverty in 28 countries. Oxfam works to improve the lives of thousands of people through increased income, better crops, more food, cleaner water, less disease, greater access to health care and education, and increased power to speak up on important issues. To find out more about us click here.
Do it for Oxfam – 50% off the registration fee
Race for Oxfam Australia, get 50% off the registration fee and put your foot down against poverty and injustice at the same time!
A minimum fundraising commitment of $200 per person for Total Adventure or $100 per person for Mean Streets is all that is required and it just takes a few minutes to create your online fundraising page. All fundraising contributions will help to make a difference to fight global poverty. It’s as easy as that!
The difference YOU can make.
Your donation will go towards our work with communities, we provide people with training and resources, giving them the skills needed to improve their living conditions. Our projects are designed to help communities to help themselves. Some information on your donation in action click here.
$20 can provide families in Timor-Leste with vegetable seeds, increasing nutrition and market opportunities. Credit :Penny Tweedie/Oxfam Aus
$50 is enough to buy 10 sacks of seed to enable Malawian farming families to grow more drought-tolerant crops. Credit: Jerry Galea/Oxfam Aus
$70 can provide a traditional birthing attendant in Cambodia with a kit to ensure the safe delivery of village children. Credit: Tim Herbert/Oxfam Aus
$100 is enough to provide medicines to one village in Laos to treat common illnesses and prevent disease. Credit: Jerry Galea/Oxfam Aus
$370 will provide 30 schools in South Africa with seeds, watering cans and tools to set up their own food gardens. Credit: Matthew William/Oxfam Aus
$500 can provide a water harvesting system to supply clean water for 200 families in drought-stricken southern Africa. Credit: Matthew William/Oxfam Aus