Be involved

THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN GETTING MORE INVOLVED WITH SHELTERBOX! You can make a difference in the lives of families displaced by natural and other disasters all around the world. Whether you make a donation, hold an event or launch a fundraising campaign, or become a ShelterBox Response Team member or a volunteer Ambassador, there are many ways you can help. Explore this page to learn more about what's right for you.  



ShelterBox relies on the generosity of our donors to fulfill our mission of providing shelter, warmth and dignity to disaster survivors around the world. You can help families rebuild their lives after losing everything in a disaster by making a donation*:

Online here.

By Mail - Please send your check or money order (we do not encourage sending cash), payable to ShelterBox USA to the address below. If you're donating in honor of someone, sponsoring a box, or want to direct your donation to a specific fund, please write that in the memo of your check. You may also complete a donation form.
8374 Market Street #203
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202 

By Phone - Please call us at (941) 907-6036 Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST.
Tax Receipts - Donations from within the U.S. are tax-deductible. Tax receipts are usually mailed within two to six weeks after the donation has been processed. 

*Please note that ShelterBox will distribute aid on the basis of need and within safe and achievable parameters. Location or disaster specific donations cannot be accepted.   


There are so many other ways to support ShelterBox! Find out about other ways of giving.


Fundraise for ShelterBox


Take action - Do something to promote the importance of humanitarian action following disasters. Plan an awareness event or fundraiser in your community, or launch an online campaign! Get started here.  

Become a ShelterBox Ambassador 

Join our group of volunteer ShelterBox Ambassadors to raise awareness of our global disaster relief efforts. Learn more here.  

Join the ShelterBox Response Team

While we are not actively seeking applications for the ShelterBox Response Team, you can learn more about the role here.



Mailing Address
8374 Market Street #203
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202

Physical Address
7359 Merchant Court
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34240

 (941) 907-6036

Fax (941) 907-6970


E-Newsletter Sign Up
Stay in the know about our latest news! Sign up for e-news updates from ShelterBox USA.

Join Our Online Community
Click below to get the latest on our disaster relief efforts!  

Have another idea on how to help promote our relief efforts? Contact us at pr@shelterboxusa.org.  

Find an Event in Your Area
Find an event in your area or click here to organize an awareness event or fundraiser.