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Help families find safety and escape poverty. You have the power to make a difference.

You have the power to make a difference.

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Your support now can help families with live-saving aid, like food, water, soap, and much more.

Your support now can help families with live-saving aid, like food, water, soap, and much more.

United States

Oxfam's work in the US, particularly in the Gulf Coast, ranges from humanitarian disaster recovery, following Hurricane Katrina; to ecosystem restoration, following the BP oil spill; to workforce training as a means to get out of poverty.

Farm-Workers Politics of Poverty

Why millions of workers in the US are denied basic protections

While federal labor laws protect workers from abuses by unscrupulous employers, they do not, in fact, protect all workers. This year, Oxfam added a new data point to its Best States to Work Index to indicate whether or not states have taken steps to cover these workers.

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Poverty in the US

Poverty endures in the US, trapping millions of people without hope of mobility for themselves or their children. Oxfam exposes the injustice of poverty in such a wealthy nation, and offers pragmatic solutions to chronic problems.

Our work in the US
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