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Host or attend an Oxfam Hunger Banquet®

Join us and see hunger in a whole new way.


The Oxfam Hunger Banquet is a memorable, interactive event that brings hunger and poverty issues to life. After 40 years, this volunteer-led effort is still going strong—and has changed hundreds of thousands of lives. Draw a ticket and expand your world by attending an Oxfam Hunger Banquet near you. Or get started hosting your own event below.

Host an Oxfam Hunger Banquet®

“Incredibly moving.” “Life-changing.” “A new perspective on what the statistics are really like.”

That’s what just a few recent participants said about the Oxfam Hunger Banquet. You can bring this experience to your community by joining our team of volunteers, who host Hunger Banquets each year on campuses, in schools, and in cities around the US. Every single event helps grow the movement to end poverty and hunger. And Oxfam provides you with lots of support along the way. Here’s how to join us.

How to host an Oxfam Hunger Banquet®

1. Download the toolkit

Oxfam's toolkit, “How to host an Oxfam Hunger Banquet,” is the essential resource for your event. It includes a step-by-step planning guide, a suggested script, insider tips, and much more. We've updated the toolkit with new information for 2016, so make sure to get the latest version!

If you sign up to get the toolkit above and have not already registered, you will receive periodic updates and communications from Oxfam.

2. Register your event and order free materials

Register your Hunger Banquet with us, and then take your event to the next level with our free materials, including promotional posters, fact sheets, stickers, a new photo gallery, and more.

Register and order materials now

3. Plan and promote your event

Follow the steps in our toolkit to make your event a success. To promote your Hunger Banquet, add it to Oxfam’s event calendar. And, don’t forget to spread the word on social media using #hungerbanquet

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Oxfam Hunger Banquet® is a service mark of Oxfam America. Oxfam America encourages others to use the Oxfam Hunger Banquet® brand to advertise and host their own Oxfam Hunger Banquet® events, but requires users to adhere to the terms described in the license agreement. These terms include using the full registered brand, Oxfam Hunger Banquet®, in your materials and on your website. Any other use of the brand requires Oxfam's permission. For inquiries and permissions requests, contact

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Have questions? Need advice? 

Our event experts are here to help. Contact us via email at, by phone at 800-77-OXFAM x2573, or on Twitter at @HB_Planning. And don't forget to email us after your event to let us know how it went!

Wondering where to send donations from your event? 

You can mail them to:
Oxfam America, Attn: Celeste Bettencourt,
226 Causeway Street, 5th Floor,
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