Saturday 25 April 2015Nepal earthquake – Eyewitness is in touch with ShelterBox, says ‘The environment is filled with fear.’
A plea for emergency relief has come direct to UK charity ShelterBox from a Rotary contact in Kathmandu, Nepal, close to the epicentre of a 7.8 magnitude quake that is thought to have claimed almost 600 lives. A ShelterBox response team is on its way.
Tuesday 21 April 2015ShelterBox delivers! A major retail conference will hear how the charity brings home the goods in extreme circumstances
Every day UK consumers receive millions of packages from thousands of carriers and retailers. Now, disaster relief agency ShelterBox has been invited to tell retail giants - including Debenhams, Dixons and Disney - how to reach people who don’t even have a road or a postcode!
Tuesday 21 April 2015Cheque presentation by the Inner Wheel of Tranent
The generous members of the Inner Wheel of Tranent in East Lothian, Scotland have made a donation of £590 to ShelterBox
Friday 17 April 2015St Ives cheque takes national Rotary donations to ShelterBox since Vanuatu cyclone to over a quarter of a million pounds!
It was meant to be a thank-you tour of ShelterBox for members of the Rotary Club of St Ives. But their £1,300 donation had a significance they didn’t expect – it took the UK-wide figure raised by Rotarians since Cyclone Pam to a staggering £250,000
Wednesday 15 April 2015Disaster relief charity ShelterBox ‘exasperated’ at inability to get aid into South Sudan
More than a million people have fled their homes in South Sudan since fighting broke out between government and rebel forces, and a further half million have since quit the country. But Cornish charity ShelterBox has been frustrated in its attempts to reach families in need.
Monday 13 April 2015A big thank you to all our donors as ShelterBox aid arrives on the Vanuatu island of Tanna
On a Pacific island desperately in need of good news following Cyclone Pam, happy faces as the means to rebuild arrives, funded by ShelterBox supporters.
Friday 10 April 2015ShelterBox wins international business award as ‘Disaster Relief Charity of the Year’, and is shortlisted in Cornwall Business Awards
ShelterBox is used to being in the spotlight for its humanitarian work, but now it has been recognised for its business credibility in an award scheme aimed at global corporates worldwide, as well as being shortlisted locally in the Cornwall Business Awards
Wednesday 08 April 2015ShelterBox CEO Alison Wallace meets Helston-Lizard Inner Wheel as national Rotary donations since Vanuatu cyclone top £200,000
Disaster relief charity ShelterBox went back to its roots last week as Alison Wallace met the ladies of its founding Rotary Club, the Inner Wheel of Helston-Lizard. This coincided with an over £200,000 boost to Rotary’s national ShelterBox donations triggered by the Vanuatu cyclone.
Tuesday 07 April 2015Green box jealousy raises security issues – heartbreaking decisions about aid delivery to African border towns
ShelterBox’s response teams encounter all sorts of hardships in the world’s disaster zones. In poverty-striken, flood-ravaged Malawi and Mozambique they have to decide which type of aid puts the recipients at the least risk of theft or violence
Wednesday 25 March 2015ShelterBox solar light is pitched on US Dragon’s Den
UK based charity ShelterBox is always on the lookout for products that will help in the world’s disaster zones. Ingenious ‘luminAID’ provides lighting and security where power lines are down – and it also provided a light bulb moment on the US version of Dragon’s Den.