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  • Fishernj

    Thanks for keeping me in the loop. Proud to know you guys and what you are doing.

  • Todd Tyrtle

    Brilliant! And if they meet their goal and change their name they have a story to tell every time they sign a cheque or fill in a form. "Oh yes, we were fundraising for Oxfam and..." It's a great way to start a dialog that can encourage future giving on a wider scale!

    • Katy Daily

      No kidding! I think this is already making many people re-evaluate the value of a name...

  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    What a creative way to approach fundraising and charity. Making it more fun is a great way to open up more people to the idea of donating. Wondering what their specific goal is with the funds? Would love to know what exactly they want to support within Oxfam.

    • Jeff & Jessica Van Squigglebottoms

      Alessandra - thanks for your kind words! We chose Oxfam America because they're effective at addressing people's immediate needs and bringing justice. We're in awe of their work to help Syrian refugees help themselves, and to prevent land grabs for sugar production.

      • Alessandra Rizzotti

        Great to know. If you're interested in reading more about Syria and the conflict right now, I suggest some of the pieces here:

    • Katy Daily

      Glad you like it! Their goal is $1 million by the end of this year. It may be a big number to aim for, but luckily all the donations that they are receiving from the story still goes towards Oxfam America regardless!

      As for specifics, they are not tied to any particular uses of the donations, but are more interested in providing a good amount that it can be used however needed.