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Thank You Asharaf

It’s been more quiet here than usual, we know. But don’t be fooled by the silence – our volunteers are still working …

Free Scouts Taster Sessions

FREE SCOUTS TASTER SESSIONS We have partnered up with the Scouts to offer free taster sessions this Thursday, 6.00 pm – 8.30 …

Willowbrook Farm

Two Sundays ago, we took 50 children and 16 adults for a day trip to our amazing friends at Willowbrook Farm in …

On Monday, we took 120 children and 40 parents to Flo’s – The Place in the Park for the OX4 Food Crew’s …

Summer Holiday Program

We’ve regularly had over 120 children join our summer holiday program & a ton of fun has been had. We’re running for …

Our summer holiday program is the work of so many people. Without all of you contributing, this community effort would not be …

On Monday, our communities had a great time at Flo’s – The Place in the Park for this summer’s first Pay-As-You Feel …

OCA Cup

Last weekend’s OCA Cup was an absolute blast. Thank you to all the supporters, referees, players, team managers, and everyone else who …

Tomorrow, we’re holding the second Oxford Community Action Cup of this year. Will the London-based Hilltop Team again win the trophy? Or …

Do you need help with childcare in the summer school holidays? Do you have children aged 8-19 who love music & arts, …

More laptops for our children from the Oxford I.T. Bank (https://www.oxforditbank.com/). We appreciate the support, Ben and team! Are those golden curtains …

Zaid Supermarket

Zaid supermarket at 78a Cowley Road has been supporting us with donations every week. Thank you, Yasin and team! We love businesses …

Thank You

A massive thank you to Shabnam for donating eleven gift bags to children in our communities a few weeks ago. The smiles …

‘We started OCA as a group, but now we have become a family.’ We could go on and on about how inspiring …

‘Have you, your family or friends used interpreters for health and care appointments or treatments?’ Our friends at Healthwatch Oxfordshire want to …

Laptops

Do you remember our post in April about our program to distribute laptops and tablets to school children in our communities? That’s …

Thank You

ARK T We were so delighted to have had the Lord Mayor of Oxford City Council , Cllr Mark Lygo visiting arktoxford …

Silver Sponsors

Our silver sponsors have been incredibly generous with their contributions to the 2021 OCA Cup and we’d like to give them a …

Our third and final gold sponsors will be familiar to most of you. Thank you so much, Oxfordshire County Council for your …

OCA Cup

A huge thank you also to the second gold sponsors of the 2021 OCA cup, our friends at the Angus Irvine Playing …

Last, but certainly not least, we would like to thank our wonderful tournament sponsors. They not only helped us make the tournament …

It’s not every day that someone contacts us saying they believe in our direction and wish to support our operations financially, but …

In September, we were given a new home when we were welcomed into the Ark-T family. Thank you so much to Emi …

We recently received a generous donation of eight laptops and a tablet for children in our communities. A huge thank you to …

We’re proud to share with you ‘We Will Swallow Our Words Back Down’, a report on the wellbeing views of Oxford’s new …

Oxford Community Action acknowledges the tremendous support we have received this Summer from Azul Corcoran Strong and Leonard Sackey in their roles …

When we started our emergency food distribution service, we didn’t anticipate how quickly our operations would grow. We started off serving just …

#BlackLivesMatter – Oxford Community Action stand in solidarity with all those demonstrating and protesting as part of the #Black Lives Matter Movement …

After our recent post on “Redefining Charity“, which highlighted the need to view and treat the situation at hand holistically rather than …

When we established Oxford Community Action, we had received a couple comments asking us why there was a need for yet another …

When donating to a plethora of culturally diverse communities, one must take into account the differing dietary needs, otherwise, we risk rejection …

One of our duties is to ensure that the new and emerging BAME communities in Oxford have the means to live through …

Healthwatch Oxfordshire and Oxford Community Action have worked together to make sure that new and emerging communities have access to trusted and …

We support all the communities in Oxford during this pandemic. So this bulk order of food was distributed amongst over 40 families. …

Wellbeing – you and your community East Oxford United Football Club, Oxford Community Action Project (in collaboration with East Timorese Community,  Pakistani …

Oxford Community Action teamed up with Diversity Football League, East Oxford United FC and Healthwatch Oxfordshire to research how BAME communities access …

  Our lovely volunteers joined forces once again to raise money to purchase raw ingredients to be distributed to families facing hardship …