Oxfam Shelflife...

Discover the stories behind items you find in Oxfam shops, and share your own experiences of Oxfam donated items.


Tell us your story...

With Shelflife you can discover the stories behind some of the items you find in Oxfam shops, and share your own experiences of Oxfam donated items.

  1. #1 Get free QR code stickers from a participating Oxfam shop
  2. #2 Attach a QR code to your item and scan it
  3. #3 Tell the story behind your item for its next owner to enjoy, and drop off your items.

With the money we raise, we’ll help change lives around the world.

What is Oxfam Shelflife?

Ever wondered about the stories behind some of the items in Oxfam shops – before they were donated to raise money for Oxfam’s poverty-busting work around the world?

With Oxfam Shelflife, you can find out.

See it in Action

Oxfam Shelflife

Where can I use Shelflife?

Oxfam Shelflife is being trialled in the following 10 shops in the Manchester area: