Tuesday 22 July 2014ShelterBox’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.
Thursday 17 July 2014Flooding tragedy in the shadow of the World Cup – UK charity ShelterBox at work in South America since June
The World Cup drew the attention of the world, but did it also divert attention from an unfolding tragedy across three South American countries? Cornwall-based disaster relief organisation ShelterBox is among those helping flood-affected families.
Monday 14 July 2014Nearly 5,000 miles in 100 days – Alex is cycling from the Arctic to the Adriatic for ShelterBox
Alex Lewis-Jones is quite a determined young man. Last year he set himself a series of 61 personal challenges to complete. This year he has embarked on an 8,000 km solo bike ride from Norway to the Adriatic coast, raising funds for ShelterBox.
Thursday 10 July 2014New box in the new square mile – Canary Wharf welcomes ShelterBox
Canary Wharf, London's 'new square mile', has a new resident in Beaufort Court. ShelterBox is a Cornwall-based charity that delivers emergency shelter and equipment to families who have lost everything in a disaster.
Friday 04 July 2014Legal, financial and fundraising experts join ShelterBox Trustees
ShelterBox has appointed three new Trustees to its Board, beefing up its legal, financial and fundraising expertise
Thursday 03 July 2014ShelterBox makes news for ITV’s Mark Austin
A fan of Cornwall, and of ShelterBox, News at Ten presenter Mark Austin has made his first visit to the charity’s Helston headquarters.
Sunday 29 June 2014ShelterBox - 'Waves of displaced families sleeping in the open.' William Hague says Britain has made the world’s quickest humanitarian response to Iraq
Playing a key role in the UK’s emergency shelter response to the Iraqi conflict is the Cornwall-based disaster relief charity ShelterBox, part of a humanitarian push the Foreign Secretary says is leading the world.
Friday 20 June 2014As numbers fleeing conflict outstrip WW2, UK-based ShelterBox reaches out to refugees in Syria, Iraq, Central Africa and Myanmar
2013 will go down in history as the first year since World War 2 that more than 50 million people fled war or persecution. A Cornwall-based disaster relief charity is mobilising against this tide of suffering, and offering shelter to refugees and displaced families worldwide.
Thursday 19 June 2014‘Community impact on a global and local level’ - ShelterBox USA named international organisation of the year
Cornwall-based ShelterBox’s American affiliate has been honoured in a Small Business Awards ceremony in Florida USA.
Friday 13 June 2014As half a million flee Mosul, UK charity ShelterBox stands by to help families escaping Iraq civil unrest
Cornwall-based disaster relief charity ShelterBox is poised to work with partner aid agencies as hundreds of thousands head north to escape violence in Iraq