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2010-11-16 11:34:00

The Oxfam Collection Debuts Exclusively on OxfamGifts.com BOSTON, Nov 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oxfam America launched its 2010 holiday gift-giving campaign today, which takes a satirical look at fashion and uses a fictional designer called "the Hidalgo," played by comedian Chris Wylde, to introduce gift-givers to the Oxfam Collection.

2010-11-05 11:21:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the eve of an historic trip to India, international humanitarian agency Oxfam called on President Obama to ensure that the US does its part to help the world's poor benefit from economic growth.

2010-10-05 08:28:00

Oxfam calls for shift in international trade policies to help Haiti rebuild itself WASHINGTON, Oct.

2010-09-22 15:31:00

ACT FAST offers one-stop shopping for those interested in taking action on poverty - and seeing results BOSTON, Sept.

2010-09-15 16:19:00

BOSTON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 1 for All has declared Oxfam America as the winner of its YouTube video contest.

2010-08-12 07:00:00

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2010-07-15 15:01:00

Disclosures of payments from companies to governments will aid fight against corruption WASHINGTON, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International humanitarian organization Oxfam America commends the U.S.

2010-05-05 15:25:00

Oxfam America supporting community efforts to respond to crisis GULF COAST, La., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With their livelihoods in true jeopardy, community leaders across the Gulf Coast are mobilizing to respond to the oil spill disaster and give political voice to the people that stand to lose the most.

2010-03-08 16:08:00

WASHINGTON, March 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International humanitarian organization Oxfam America marked International Women's Day today by celebrating the efforts of a number of women who bear witness to the impacts of climate change and who are working on solutions, locally and globally. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080221/DC14723LOGO ) The event is part of Oxfam's Sisters on the Planet Climate Leaders Summit, which brings to Washington almost 100 women from 33 states...


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.