Indeed, so great has the influx of donations been that Oxfam appealed on 1 January for 10,000 volunteers to help at its shops around the country. Chris Coe, Oxfam’s Trading Director said: “Shop managers and Area Managers are reporting huge donations of both cash and saleable items. Every Oxfam shop in every community only needs the extra help of 10 or 12 people for four hours a week to generate millions for Oxfam’s work every year.” Oxfam raises £4.5 million in one week Tagged with: Giving/Philanthropy Research / statistics Trading Volunteering Oxfam has received donations totalling £4.5 million in just one week in response to the earthquake floods in Asia.The charity announced the figure to supporters via its email newsletter. “Thank you. You are amazing!” wrote Nick Roseveare, Humanitarian Director, in the newsletter published today.This figure is separate to the income Oxfam is receiving from the Disasters Emergency Committee appeal. Advertisement 33 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 6 January 2005 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.