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Celebrity ambassadors

For many years, celebrities have made important contributions to Oxfam's fight against poverty by raising the profile of our work around the world. Today, our celebrity ambassadors program formalizes relationships with some of Oxfam's best-known and most dedicated celebrity supporters.

Celebrities in action

  1. Colin Firth

    Oscar and BAFTA-winning actor Colin Firth has been a passionate and dedicated activist for Oxfam for more than a decade. An advocate and humanitarian, he has lobbied for trade reform in Europe and appealed for donations to aid populations affected by food shortages and fluctuating food prices funds.

    Meet Colin Firth
  2. Minnie Driver

    Oscar-nominated actress Minnie Driver has been a devoted supporter of Oxfam for more than 15 years. In 2004, she traveled to Cambodia and Thailand for Oxfam's Make Trade Fair campaign to draw attention to the impact of global companies’ purchasing practices on factory conditions in developing nations.

    Meet Minnie Driver
  3. Djimon Hounsou

    Oscar-nominated actor Djimon Hounsou is a powerful voice against poverty and injustice and has supported Oxfam's work for more than five years. Hounsou has advocated for poor farmers who have been affected by unfair international trade rules and has campaigned against trade-distorting US farm subsidies.

    Meet Djimon Hounsou
  4. Kristin Davis

    Actress Kristin Davis has supported Oxfam since 2004. Her involvement in Oxfam's emergency and humanitarian work began following that year's Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami. A compassionate and committed supporter, Davis has traveled to see Oxfam's efforts in South Africa, Uganda, Mozambique, Ethiopia, Haiti, and Kenya.

    Meet Kristin Davis
  5. Anquan Boldin

    Super Bowl champion Anquan Boldin, one of the NFL’s most dedicated humanitarians, traveled with Oxfam to Ethiopia in March 2012. Having spent years inspiring others and changing the lives of people at home, Anquan is committing himself to helping his friends around the world.

    Meet Anquan Boldin
  6. Larry Fitzgerald

    Star NFL wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald started working with Oxfam in response to a drought in Ethiopia. He is using his unique platform to encourage others to give back and support others around the world.

    Meet Larry Fitzgerald
  7. Emile Hirsch

    Inspired to learn about Oxfam while studying for the lead role in the 2007 film "Into the Wild," actor Emile Hirsh has traveled to the Democratic Republic of Congo and Zimbabwe to see firsthand Oxfam's humanitarian response in these regions.

    Meet Emile Hirsch
  8. Joy Bryant

    Actress and model Joy Bryant is one of Oxfam's Sisters on the Planet (SOP) Ambassadors. SOP is a movement of powerful women and men who are teaming with Oxfam to help women around the world fight hunger, poverty, and climate change. Bryant recently traveled to Cambodia where she met with women farmers who are on the front lines of climate change.

    Meet Joy Bryant
  9. Aziz Ansari

    Actor and comedian Aziz Ansari has been a dedicated supporter of Oxfam's crucial crisis and relief work. In 2012, Aziz voiced an Oxfam Unwrapped animated video featuring a goat based on his likeness, encouraging supporters to purchase symbolic holiday gifts to support Oxfam’s programs around the world.

    Meet Aziz Ansari
  10. Rooney Mara

    The Academy Award nominated actress is a long term humanitarian who created her own foundation in 2008 to help fight the cycle of poverty children face in the slums of Kibera. She joined Oxfam in 2012 on a trip to South Sudan to meet refugees and has been back again in 2013 to bring attention and stop the flow of illegal weapons into vulnerable countries.

    Meet Rooney Mara
Oxfam America Sisters on the Planet Ambassador, Ubah Hassan in Nairobi, Kenya to talk with Somali refugees. Photo: 2012 Sven Torfinn.

Other celebrity support

In addition to our dedicated Celebrity Ambassadors, many other public figures are involved in Oxfam’s work to overcome hunger, poverty, and social injustice. From the Esquire House fundraisers to special auctions and other projects, check out how the stars show their support.

Learn more