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Put on your walking shoes and help those in need
On Sunday May the 7th, you can partner with Oxfam and thousands of other participants to help fight poverty and disadvantage around the globe with the Walk Against Want.
Register to participate in a 6, 13 or 18 km walk or if you prefer to cycle there's a 13, 26 or 36 km cycle too. Collect sponsors who are willing to support you for each kilometer you travel and get moving to help raise much-needed funds for Oxfam.
Get a group together and Walk Againant for Oxfam. Image Oxfam
In Melbourne's eastern suburbs, the walk begins at Elgar Park, Mont Albert North (Box HIll North), starting and finishing at the St John Ambulance Hall.
Now in its 51st year, all funds raised from this years event will benefit projects assissting women and girls in PNG against violence, displaced Syrian families and various indigenous projects involving aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.