Provide Shelter to children displaced by conflict

Global conflicts have created an unprecedented need for shelter. Together, we can make a tangible difference—one family, one child at a time.

EMERGENCY DISASTER RELIEF


Everyone deserves a place to call home. Right now, more than 100 million people around the world have lost their homes to disaster and conflict. We are working to change this. By providing emergency shelter, tools, and household supplies to displaced families after disaster, we enable families to begin to rebuild and recover, transforming despair into hope.

WHERE WE ARE WORKING

 

WHO WE ARE


ShelterBox exists to ensure no one is without shelter after disaster. We often work in places that others don’t, making sure that we reach families who need support to take the next step in resuming their livelihoods.

ABOUT SHELTERBOX

HOW WE HELP


Essential tools, shelter and materials

A look at the ShelterBox aid and equipment delivered to vulnerable families following disaster or conflict.

We reach the most remote communities

ShelterBox goes to the ends of the earth to deliver aid to families in the most remote communities that have been devastated by disaster.

How we transform lives

Shelter is more than just a roof – it’s a home. The impact of ShelterBox provides the foundation for life, for families, for communities.

THE LATEST FROM THE FIELD

Our teams work with disaster-hit families around the world. See where we’re working right now.

World Refugee Day 2024


As World Refugee Day is observed on June 20th, ShelterBox USA reflects on the resilience and strength of the individuals forced to flee their homes due to conflict, persecution, or the devastating impacts of climate change. The United Nations estimates that more than 120 million people are displaced, underscoring the urgent need for solidarity and support.

LEARN MORE

Check out our new page where we’re sharing some facts about refugees and dispelling some of the myths here.

2023 Annual Virtual Benefit: An Evening to Experience ShelterBox

Watch the recording to hear heartwarming stories from the families whose lives have been transformed by your support.

YOUR IMPACT IN 2023


See how your support has transformed the lives of people displaced worldwide.

COMING SOON

 

HOW YOU CAN HELP


Planned Giving: Leave a Gift in Your Will

Planned giving to ShelterBox means leaving a legacy of providing emergency aid to families who thought they’d been forgotten.

What does it cost to help a family in need?

Help ShelterBox be ready with lifesaving shelter and supplies when disaster strikes by donating a ShelterBox of critical aid items to help a family who has lost everything.

Make a Difference Every. Single. Month.

Disasters and conflicts are unpredictable, that’s why your commitment to a monthly gift is critical to the mission of ShelterBox. Help us optimize and expand operations so when disaster strikes, we are positioned to reach the most vulnerable.

Make an Impact as a ShelterBox Volunteer

Whatever skills, knowledge or time you have to volunteer, you can play a vital part in this process. All we need is your passion.

Explore the countries we work in, and the people who live there

Join a unique community of over 2,000 members. With every book you read you’ll be helping disaster-hit families around the world.

SUPPORT THE WORK

Your donation will change the lives of people in need by providing emergency shelter and essential equipment. Whether you choose to make a recurring monthly payment or a one-time donation, you will have a direct impact on the lives of people all around the world.

2022 Annual Report

Read our latest annual report to learn more about the incredible work your support enabled in 2022.

Stay Up to Date

Featuring the latest news from the field, stories of families who we’ve helped and exciting fundraising campaigns that you can be a part of.