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International property giant builds a relationship with ShelterBox

Wednesday 20 August 2014

International property giant builds a relationship with ShelterBox

International property giant builds a relationship with ShelterBox IP Global is an end-to-end property investment company that sources worldwide real estate with growth potential. Their newest investment is in the future of ShelterBox. Having nominated us as their Charity of the Year, they have announced some exciting ways of raising funds and our profile.

‘Stars in a reasonably priced car’. Jon and Ben take their Citroën Saxo for a 20,000 mile round trip to Mongolia for ShelterBox

Tuesday 19 August 2014

‘Stars in a reasonably priced car’. Jon and Ben take their Citroën Saxo for a 20,000 mile round trip to Mongolia for ShelterBox

On the popular BBC programme ‘Top Gear’ guest stars race a mid-range saloon around a test track in Surrey. But two ShelterBox fundraising stars are showing just a little more drive – 20,000 miles from Exeter to Mongolia and back in an ‘an old car with a tiny knackered engine’.

Heartwarming fundraiser in memory of Sharon Bridgman

Monday 18 August 2014

Heartwarming fundraiser in memory of Sharon Bridgman

Sharon Bridgman died in a road accident in April 2014 while cycling through Bolivia with her husband Tim, raising funds for ShelterBox. Now a young relative and his friends have found an appropriate way to celebrate her life and her remarkable journey.

Peter’s 70 day walk for Madagascar reaches Land’s End

Monday 18 August 2014

Peter’s 70 day walk for Madagascar reaches Land’s End

Director of ShelterBox Australia, Response Team member and Rotarian Peter Pearce is an enthusiastic fundraiser for storm-ravaged communities in Madagascar. His latest achievement is walking from John O’Groats to Land’s End with colleague David Rivett, arriving tomorrow.

Cornwall artist’s open studio event will benefit ShelterBox

Monday 18 August 2014

Cornwall artist’s open studio event will benefit ShelterBox

Artist Teresa Wicksteed is opening her spectacular cliff-top studio from this weekend until the end of August to support ShelterBox.

Wanda’s latest challenge – to run nowhere for ShelterBox!

Friday 08 August 2014

Wanda’s latest challenge – to run nowhere for ShelterBox!

Wanda Summers - endurance runner, multi-marathon superstar and Olympic trainer – is going to run for a full 24 hours for ShelterBox. But, in one of her most exhausting and testing challenges yet, Wanda won’t actually be going anywhere.

Logan and Willoughby’s special ShelterBox summer camp

Friday 08 August 2014

Logan and Willoughby’s special ShelterBox summer camp

When you are aged 5 or 10 you might glance at the news. But young brothers Logan and Willoughby were so moved by the plight of children in Gaza and Syria, they decided to do something about it. They left home …

Forensic scientists and engineers partnership nominates ShelterBox as its first-ever Charity of the Year

Thursday 07 August 2014

Forensic scientists and engineers partnership nominates ShelterBox as its first-ever Charity of the Year

The staff of Burgoynes, an international consultancy that provides expert advice to the legal and insurance industries, have chosen ShelterBox as their first Charity of the Year.

Darting across the moor - are you up to the Challenge?

Sunday 03 August 2014

Darting across the moor - are you up to the Challenge?

Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 September – Register now. The countdown has begun to one of the South West’s greatest outdoor events, and it’s not for the faint-hearted. A test of physical and mental strength, where teams of four each carry a ShelterBox across up to 45 miles of rugged landscape in Dartmoor National Park.

ShelterBox’s stand at WOMAD music festival is a disaster!

Tuesday 22 July 2014

ShelterBox’s stand at WOMAD music festival is a disaster!

Cornwall-based charity ShelterBox hopes to turn heads at WOMAD later this week by recreating a disaster scene on its stand. A realistic set featuring a wrecked boat and housing debris will remind festival-goers that natural catastrophes can happen anywhere, anytime, destroying lives and livelihoods.