Sunday 07 December 2014Typhoon Hagupit – Many of the tens of thousands now returning to Tacloban, a wrecked city without power
ShelterBox’s Toby Ash reports back to the Cornwall-based international disaster relief agency on the initial impact of the Philippines’ latest tropical storm. He describes last Tuesday as ‘The day Tacloban stopped smiling’.
Friday 05 December 2014Multi-coloured ShelterBoxes bound for ebola areas
Adaptable ShelterBox tries to find ways to help in any disaster. But the Cornwall-based relief charity couldn’t have foreseen its rainbow response to West Africa’s ebola crisis
Tuesday 02 December 2014Bestselling authors Michael Morpurgo and Michael Foreman endorse a new ShelterBox children’s book on hurricanes
Two icons of British children’s literature are backing disaster relief charity ShelterBox’s latest publication. ‘The Day the Wind Blew’ by Claire White is illustrated by primary schoolchildren from across the UK, and will have its London book launch on 9 December.
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.’