HOME

NEWS

CHARITIES

VOLUNTEER

ACTION CENTER

ADD CHARITY

CONTACT

SUPPORT

World Environment Community Health Animals Celebrity Submit A Site Find A Charity
NFL stars Anquan Boldin and Larry Fitzgerald visit Ethiopia with Oxfam

By Andrea Perera, Oxfam America

997 days ago   Article ID# 1526105
Original URL

 

Oxfam

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS (Oxfam America) - NFL wide receivers Anquan Boldin of the Baltimore Ravens and Larry Fitzgerald of the Arizona Cardinals are currently in Ethiopia with Oxfam staff to raise awareness about the food crisis in East Africa and see first-hand the effects of the drought.

During the trip the players are meeting with local people, Oxfam partner organizations, and Ethiopian athletes. They are also visiting Oxfam development projects.

The players participated in a live call with fans and Oxfam supporters and from the field today. Fitzgerald said on the call: Im blessed to be able to come over here. And I feel like the work that were trying to do, the attention that were trying to raise, and the awareness is not going to fall on deaf ears.

Copyright 2014 Oxfam America   (Copyright Terms)
Updated 997 days ago   Article ID# 1526105

Oxfam    View Charity Profile    Visit Website

More Oxfam America News

Boston-based Oxfam helping with desperate water situation in Philippines

390 days ago From NECN 

NEWTON, MASSACHUSETTS - =93Boston-based Oxfam has been established in the Philippines for over 40 years so we've seen a lot of typhoons coming into the year and this by far was the ...

Oxfam America Prepares To Aid Syrian Refugees

459 days ago From WBUR 

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS - BOSTON =97 The international aid community anticipates a major influx of refugees ahead of expected U.S. airstrikes against Syria. The United Nations warns ...

Anquan Boldin heading to Africa for relief effort

650 days ago From Baltimore Sun 

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - Ravens wide receiver Anquan Boldin is heading to Senegal along with Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald and Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy Whte for a relief effort with Oxfam America. Boldin will spend the next three days working wi ...

Stantec Donates $50,000 to Oxfam

857 days ago From Digital Journal 

TORONTO, CANADA - Stantec President & CEO Bob Gomes visited Oxfam America's Boston, Massachusetts headquarters to present the contribution. =93Over the last several years we ...

Djimon Hounsou and Kristin Davis fundraising for Oxfam

905 days ago From Hollywood.com 

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - Actor Djimon Hounsou and Sex And The City beauty Kristin Davis have appealed for charity donations in a bid to raise $10000 (=A36250) for starving families in Africa. ...

Go to page:   1    2  3  Next >> 

<< Return To Celebrity News

Action Center

Greenland ice melt underestimated, study says

Action: Climate Change

Melting ice from the coast of Greenland could make a much bigger contribution to rising sea levels than has previously been t ...

Poaching kingpin arrested

Action: Wildlife Conservation

His wife, 28, and his second-in-command were arrested in a separate swoop in Hluhluwe.

Barend Lottering of Nya ...

Deforestation Threatens the Planet

Action: Stop Deforestation

Always a matter of concern, the topic of deforestation and its potential threats to the planet has gained more urgency. A rec ...

Bangladesh begins oil clean-up with sponges and sacks

Action: Stop Pollution

Bangladeshi fishermen using sponges and sacks began cleaning up a huge oil spill in a protected area that is home to rare dol ...

Great Barrier Reef at risk from 'rushed' sediment dumping plan at Abbot Point

Action: Save Our Oceans

A plan to dump dredged sediment onto a sensitive wetlands area beside the Great Barrier Reef near Abbot Point would lead to m ...

View All Actions >>

 

 

Charities

News

Follow Us

Support

Find A Charity

Action Center

World

Community

Facebook

Twitter Support

Contact

Volunteer

Add A Site

Environment

Animals

Google+

Privacy Policy

Copyright

 

 

Health

Celebrity

Terms of Service

Copyright The Charity Vault All rights reserved.