Tuesday 28 July 2015HRH The Duchess of Cornwall renews patronage of disaster relief charity ShelterBox
As Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall continued their annual visit to the county last week, news arrived from Clarence House that Royal patronage of ShelterBox has been renewed for the next five years.
Monday 27 July 2015Jon Snow from Channel 4 News spends time with ShelterBox at WOMAD Festival
ShelterBox is used to being on the news, but yesterday the news was on ShelterBox. TV’s Jon Snow, one of the UK’s most respected news broadcasters, called by for a chat with our team at the WOMAD Festival in Wiltshire
Friday 24 July 2015Hiking, cycling and canoeing - a few places remain for ShelterBox’s Wild West Challenge
The race itself isn’t on until 12 September, but the race for places has already begun in the South West’s newest endurance challenge across Dartmoor National Park and the River Exe
Friday 24 July 2015Glittering event and art auction in Italy raises £2,400 for ShelterBox
Chief Executive Alison Wallace was the guest of Giorgio Vannucci, President of ShelterBox Italia, for a special fundraising event in Milan last week
Wednesday 22 July 2015Glamorous campers use ShelterBox tents at WOMAD Festival
It’s not often you see forty ShelterBox tents put up alongside an English stately home, but this camp is a charity fundraiser being offered to WOMAD’s festival-goers
Monday 20 July 2015Royal visit for ShelterBox
HRH The Duchess of Cornwall, President of Cornwall-based disaster relief charity ShelterBox, today met Chief Executive Alison Wallace, members of her team, and response volunteers, as part of a Royal visit to Padstow with HRH Prince Charles, Duke of Cornwall.
Friday 17 July 2015HRH The Duchess of Cornwall to receive a briefing on ShelterBox in Nepal
As part of a Royal visit to Padstow on Monday, HRH The Duchess of Cornwall will meet ShelterBox response team volunteers who have recently returned from earthquake-stricken Nepal
Tuesday 14 July 2015Next stop Tokyo - London Routemaster bus will head for Japan to raise money for ShelterBox
As bus journeys go this will be quite an epic. In 2017 a heritage Routemaster red bus will start an 11,000 mile route in London, crossing 23 countries in three months, changing continents at Istanbul, and terminating in Tokyo. And every turn of the wheels will be clocking up funding for ShelterBox.
Tuesday 07 July 2015Swiss students go wild for ShelterBox, raising over £5,000
Ecole Internationale in Geneva - the world’s oldest and largest international school - has been fundraising for ShelterBox. A group of Year 6 students have donated an impressive 7,700 swiss franks after spending a day learning survival skills in the wild
Thursday 02 July 2015Truckloads of tarps arrive as ShelterBox continues its aid push in rain-swept Nepal
Intense rainfall, flash flooding, landslides, and difficult traveling conditions. Nepal, devastated by two major earthquakes, is suddenly in the grip of its monsoon season. But UK-based ShelterBox, in the latest phase of a response that is now into its third month, is on the way with urgently needed equipment to help communities shelter and rebuild.