Workers across the Horsham district are being invited to get glamorous and raise money for charity tomorrow (Thursday December 10).
It will be Oxglam Day across the country, and Oxfam is asking people to wear party clothes to work to raise money
Oxfam shops, including the one in the Carfax, Horsham, are a major part of fundraising and also places for Christmas shopping, from Fair Trade food and gifts to discovering something in the wide range of donated stock.
To show off the range of party wear, the Saturday volunteer team at the Horsham shop dressed up in outfits chosen from Oxfam and braved the cold outside the shop.
Last month, the Horsham shop got a new look. “Oxfam decided we needed a clearer message on the front of our shops,” said Sally Williams, the Horsham shop manager.
Looking ahead to tomorrow’s event, she added: “We don’t have to live with poverty and we can all do something to help each other by volunteering or by wearing something glamorous to work on the 10th. We will be wearing tiaras in the shop.”
Oxfam was founded in 1942 as the Oxford Committee for Famine Relief to get food aid through to the people of Greece who were starving under Nazi occupation.
Now Oxfam International works in over 90 countries including helping food banks in the UK.
To take part in Oxglam:
Get your glam outfit ready
Wear it to work tomorrow (Thursday 10 December)
Tweet your pics using the hashtag #oxglamday
Text GLAM to 70066 to donate £3 to Oxfam. Texts cost £3 plus standard network rate. By texting you consent to future telephone contact from Oxfam. Text NOINFO to 70066 to stop future SMS
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