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Unwanted Christmas Gifts? Oxfam would love them

Before you bin the Rudolph jumper your Aunt Agatha bought you – think again! Oxfam in Didsbury will be delighted to find new homes for your unwanted Christmas gifts.

Every year the charity shop welcomes donations of books, clothes, jewellery and bric-a-brac collected in the great post-Christmas clearout. This year, as part of the charity’s national GRRR! Campaign, Didsbury Oxfam is urging people to Give their unwanted presents to the charity to Resell, Reuse and Recycle in the New Year.

Gifts that can’t be resold in shops or online are sent to one of the charity’s sorting centres where they may be reused in other countries or recycled into useful materials such as cardboard boxes or mattress filler.

Didsbury Oxfam shop manager, Wendy Elliott, said: “Donations are the life blood of Oxfam shops. Throughout the year we offer people the opportunity to change countless lives around the world by converting their unwanted goods into cash and this is especially the case for those redundant Christmas gifts.

‘Your precious donations will make a massive difference to Oxfam in raising as much money as possible for our work fighting poverty around the world." For more information call 0161 434 5380 or visit the shop on 778 Wilmslow Road, Didsbury.