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Charities

Linacre College's charities were nominated and voted on by its Members in Trinity 2021. Please find information below on our charities. Linacre holds events throughout the year to raise money for its chosen causes, so keep an eye on the term card for more information on how you can get involved.

Oxford Mutual Aid is ‘a grassroots community support group and action network’ founded in response to the Covid-19 crisis, providing food, supplies, and other support to vulnerable people in the local community.  

Oxford-based Asylum Welcome works to make ‘asylum seekers, refugees and detainees feel welcome, respected and understood as members of a caring community’ through various services, from educational and employment to recycling bikes and laptops to gardening and other projects

Cities Without Hunger or Cidades Sem Fome is an international non-governmental organisation aiming to ‘set up sustainable agrarian projects in urban and rural areas based on organic farming’ mainly through supplying seed, material, and fostering expertise in and around São Paulo, Brazil.  

Though part of the larger Local Minds network, Oxfordshire Mind is an independent and locally-based organisation that has been ‘campaigning for better mental health in Oxfordshire for over 50 years’ while offering support services for mental health.

The Common Room also voted to support UK Black Lives Matter and in this aim, will channel its resources to one sponsored charity: Sistah Space, ‘a community-based non-profit initiative created to bridge the gap in domestic abuse services for African heritage women and girls.’