Skip a meal for Oxfam

Join a 40-year tradition with a simple, but powerful, act: Skip one meal and donate the money you save to help Oxfam create solutions to hunger.

Follow these simple steps:

1. Choose a day

Traditionally, Oxfam America supporters around the country choose to skip a meal on the Thursday before Thanksgiving, but you can choose any day you’d like.

2. Take the pledge

I pledge to skip a meal and help Oxfam fight hunger.


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3. Invite others

Encourage your friends, family, co-workers, or classmates to join you.

4. Donate

Donate what you would have spent on breakfast, lunch, or dinner—whether it’s $5, $15, or $50—to Oxfam America and help create lasting solutions to hunger worldwide. (Learn more about us.)

5. Share

Inspire others by sharing your experience in your community and online.

Tools & downloads

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