Fundraise for Us

Fundraise with Refugee Resource

Whether you’re hosting a dinner party, holding a pub quiz, or getting sponsored for an activity – there are loads of great ways to make a lasting difference to the lives of refugees, asylum seekers and vulnerable migrants. Want some inspiration? Our fundraising ideas below are a great place to start.

Run for Us

Challenge yourself and make a huge difference to refugees, asylum seekers and vulnerable migrants living in our local community. If you want to run in an event on behalf of  Refugee Resource you can select us as your chosen charity on JustGiving or Everyclick. Let us know, so that we can support you and your fundraising.


We are also on the lookout for runners for the Oxford Half Marathon 2020 on Sunday 11th October! Find out more about the race here.
Want to run for Refugee Resource or ask us some questions about taking part? Email us at

Ready to set up your very own fundraising page on Just Giving? Follow the link & click 'fundraise for us'


Host a Meal

Raise money whilst enjoying a meal with friends, family or colleagues. Make your own dinner or create delicious dishes from our recipe book - ‘Come to our Table - filled with recipes from Syria to Mauritius, Iran to Ethiopia, and more. All dishes are hand-picked by members of our Women’s Service. For more information click here

Buy a gift

Want to give something that really does make a difference?  

Buy a copy of 'Come to our Table'  - the brilliant recipe book produced by members of our Women's Service

£5. All proceeds towards supporting future activities of the Women's Service.

A second recipe book - 'Come to our Table 2' is also now available!​

Other Fundraising Ideas

There are many ways to fundraise for Refugee Resource.  Ideas could include a cake or jumble sale, a musical or theatrical performance, a poetry night, a sponsored activity, etc. Whatever idea you have, we’d love to hear about what you have planned. We can help by providing information about our work and sharing ideas.  If you have any questions about your activity then please contact us at See below for how to send in your donations*.

How to send us your fundraising donations*

Paying your fundraising donations to Refugee Resource can be done in the following ways:

Set up a fundraising webpage

A  great way to collect donations is to set up a webpage and then ask people to donate via this page.  You can do this easily on Everyclick or Justgiving. Click on the links and there is a simple step by step process to get set up. 

Bank transfer or Standing Order

Please contact us at and we’ll send you further details


Cheque or cash

Please make your cheque payable to ‘Refugee Resource’ and send to the address below.

Please do not send cash in the post.  If you would like to donate cash please visit our office.

Refugee Resource, The Old Music Hall, 106-108 Cowley Road, Oxford, OX4 1JE. 

Give as you Live

You can support us when you do your shopping online.  By registering with Give as you Live a percentage of your online shopping bill can be donated to Refugee Resource, and at no extra cost to you. 


Thousands of leading retailers are part of the scheme. It is as easy as clicking on their website, registering, and then going via them to the normal online shops you use: click here.  A percentage of your shopping bill will be donated to Refugee Resource at no extra costs to yourself.

You can even donate to Refugee Resource when you search online by using as your search engine.

Thank you

We would like to say a special thank you to the following people and groups who have recently raised money for Refugee Resource. 

Woodstock Bookshop – who donated the proceeds of the event on 21st Sept with Patrick Gale and David Constantine at Woodstock Town Hall arranged by Woodstock Bookshop.   It raised an incredible £408 ( topped up by Woodstock Book Shop to £500 ). 

Manor Prep School Book Club - who hosted a meal for us and raised a wonderful £180

The Wheatley Refugee Support Group - who hosted a meal for us and raised a wonderful £500, plus an additional £213 towards recipe book sales - a fantastic total of £713!

Thank you for such fantastic efforts!

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To relieve distress, improve well-being and facilitate the integration of refugees and asylum seekers in Oxfordshire, by providing psychological, social and practical support.

Contact us

For more information about Refugee Resource:

Accessing our services​

Referral form (by organisation) 


Referral form (by individual)

Volunteer form


Bursary form​ 


If you have any concerns about safeguarding please contact OSCB, if about a child, and OSAB, if about an adult.

You can support our work by donating through Everyclick Donations:

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“…improving English, and you get more confident. Better than in English classes.” “Someone is listening to me”​

‘I can be myself, I can talk about my problems, it is confidential and I can trust’​

‘It is a liberating experience to be with someone who wants to be there, not someone whose job it is, someone who listens and looks to solve problems’ ​

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Copyright © 2018 - Refugee Resource is a Registered Charity. Charity no. 1098876 Company no. 4558542 (England & Wales)

Approved by 
Refugee Resource 

Old Music Hall
106–108 Cowley Road
Oxford OX4 1JE
(Entrance at 54 Marston Street)


Tel: 01865 403280



Twitter & Facebook: @RefugeeOxford