Tuesday 18 November 2014On the right track – new ShelterBox campaign targets the capital’s commuters
London train passengers are the focus of a new text-to-donate campaign by Cornwall based disaster relief charity ShelterBox
Friday 14 November 2014Music festival in memory of fundraising cyclist Sharon Bridgman
A musical memorial will be held on Saturday 22 November in honour of Sharon Bridgman, who lost her life last April while fundraising for international disaster relief charity, ShelterBox
Tuesday 04 November 2014‘‘Bring good luck to our new home.’ One year on from Haiyan, ShelterBox helps the Philippines to build back better and stronger
Sugar, rice, salt and a happiness tree. Local custom says these are the ingredients that bring good luck to a Filipino home. Now, ShelterBox and its partners are adding other ingredients - strong carpentry, strong partnerships, and strength against the world’s most violent storms.
Wednesday 22 October 2014Rock the Box tops £10,000 for ShelterBox
A popular annual music and ale festival at Mithian in North Cornwall is celebrating another successful event. A cheque for £3,000 being handed over tomorrow (23 Oct) brings the total of funds raised for ShelterBox to over £10,000.
Thursday 16 October 2014ShelterBox equipment offered to help fight Ebola in West Africa
UK disaster relief charity ShelterBox has offered equipment supplies to government and medical charities in the battle to contain Ebola
Wednesday 15 October 2014Photos and video of Cornwall’s ShelterBox school equipment in Aleppo classrooms - helping Syria’s ‘lost generation’
Children whose families are on the run from conflict in Syria have been described as a generation lost to education. Photos just arrived show how ShelterBox is helping to bring refugee children back into the classroom
Friday 03 October 2014Curate will live like a refugee, highlighting a world crisis
To draw attention to the plight of refugees worldwide the Rev’d Caspar Bush is planning to spend a week camping outside St Michael’s Church, Perranporth, in ‘only the clothes he is standing up in, and a tent provided by Shelterbox.’
Tuesday 30 September 2014The gift of shelter, the gift of schooling - ShelterBox at work in flood-ravaged Zimbabwe
The worst flooding for 40 years, and a fractured dam, caused over 20,000 people to abandon their homes in southeastern Zimbabwe. As one farmer puts it, ‘we are living like refugees in our own country’. ShelterBox has been helping for over six months to shelter families, and now to support their children’s education.
Thursday 18 September 2014Save the Children report warns of a ‘lost generation’ of schoolchildren in Syria - ShelterBox continues to deploy SchoolBoxes and education packs
A report today exposes a worsening education crisis in Syria, where up to a fifth of all school buildings have been destroyed, militarised, or used as shelters. ShelterBox does what it can by sending SchoolBoxes to refugee camps and displaced communities.
Sunday 14 September 2014Alison Wallace, ShelterBox CEO – ‘Security of our aid workers is our primary concern’
As the world wakes up to news of the murder of aid worker David Haines in Iraq, ShelterBox’s Alison Wallace says the safety of our response teams is the charity’s greatest priority