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Wednesday 09 April 2014ShelterBox helps to test new folding shelter for use in disaster zones
As well as putting new response team recruits through their paces, ShelterBox's training centre on a windswept Cornish airfield is now helping to test a revolutionary prototype 'flat pack' shelter.
Wednesday 09 April 2014ShelterBox pitches up in Birmingham city centre to celebrate Rotary’s centenary
Expect people walking through Birmingham’s Centenary Square this weekend to do a double take. Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland and disaster relief charity ShelterBox are creating a tented disaster zone to raise awareness, and to thank the generous people of the West Midlands.
Friday 04 April 2014ShelterBox director speaks at Cornwall Christian Aid meeting
It was limited rations only for Christian Aid supporters who gathered in Looe on Monday 24 March for an emergency-style cook off.
Thursday 27 March 2014A year on from a record-breaking weekend, ShelterBox wishes Tregothnan well as it opens its gardens for charity again
As the Tregothnan estate prepares for the UK’s largest charity garden open weekend, Cornwall-based ShelterBox looks back at 2013’s successful sun-blessed event.
Friday 21 March 2014Caja de Vivienda! - ‘Design a ShelterBox’ challenge for Year 8 modern languages students across the country
12 and 13-year old pupils countrywide are being set an unusual design challenge as part of their Modern Foreign Languages studies in Spanish.
Thursday 20 March 2014Brave and determined Olympic trainer Wanda will race 160 miles of the Egyptian White Desert for ShelterBox
As the UK focuses on Sport Relief, in three days’ time Cornwall-based Olympic personal trainer Wanda Summers will set off on one of the world’s most gruelling endurance races, raising funds for ShelterBox. But even more remarkable is Wanda’s own endurance following a paragliding injury that broke her back.
Monday 17 March 2014Cornish Food Box Company adds a bit of spice to ShelterBox
It seems an obvious alliance - they deliver local food in a box, we deliver disaster aid in a box. So ShelterBox was delighted when a special recipe was used to curry favour with Cornish Food Box Company customers.
Friday 07 March 2014SYRIA 3 YEARS ON - ‘Huddling for shelter in an ancient Roman tourist site’ - ShelterBox renews its efforts to help families fleeing war
This week marks three years since civil war in Syria sparked the world’s greatest humanitarian crisis. Teams from UK based ShelterBox have worked tirelessly to get aid to thousands of refugees and internally displaced families. With a long term presence in four countries, now the charity is focusing on two fronts – in neighbouring Lebanon, and via a route into Syria itself.
Wednesday 05 March 2014Silence really is golden for these Young ShelterBox fundraisers
Ever tried to keep a seven to eleven year old quiet? It takes a very good book, or a very good cause. These youngsters from Glasgow had both – and managed to turn their silence into gold for UK-based charity ShelterBox.
Tuesday 04 March 2014Foot Anstey raises over £5,000 for Philippines
The staff of regional law firm Foot Anstey has teamed up with international disaster relief charity ShelterBox to raise much needed funds for those affected by the devastating super typhoon Haiyan, which hit the Philippines in November.
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