Blog, Book Club

5 Reasons to Sign up to ShelterBox Book Club

by Catherine Thornhill, ShelterBox Book Club Coordinator September 9, 2020

As the nights draw in and the world remains changed by coronavirus, there has never been a better time to join an online book club, but why join ours?


Preparing for a busy Hurricane season

by Yiota Liopetriti, ShelterBox Digital Marketing Executive August 25, 2020

The 2020 Atlantic Basin hurricane season is more active than usual, with more powerful named storms than average since the start of the season. Read how we’re preparing.


Why information is vital in the fight against coronavirus in Paraguay

by Dave Ray ShelterBox Horizons Lead August 4, 2020

Learn more about the coronavirus situation in Paraguay and how we’re helping families to protect themselves.


Celebrating 20 Years of ShelterBox

by Nicky Stephens, ShelterBox Digital Marketing & Innovation Manager August 3, 2020

Over the last two decades, we’ve grown from the Rotary Club of Helston Lizard in Cornwall to the international humanitarian organization that we are today.Thanks to you, 1.5 million people have...


Coronavirus crisis: Why we need support right now

by Robyn Cummins, Director of Fundraising and Communications July 20, 2020

Coronavirus has changed everything, including the way we work and respond. Our mission remains the same; we exist to provide emergency shelter to communities worldwide who have seen their lives turn...


5 fundraisers that inspired us during coronavirus

by Yiota Liopetriti, ShelterBox Digital Marketing Executive July 11, 2020

Read inspiring stories from people who have been fundraising for us during lockdown.


Being Better Allies – Practical Steps

by Yiota Liopetriti, ShelterBox Digital Marketing Executive June 26, 2020

When it comes to the subject of sexuality, gender, and sexual orientation, preconceived ideas around what the ‘norm’ is are changing.


How Has Lockdown and Social Distancing Changed How We Listen to Feedback?

by Malcolm Shead, ShelterBox Head of Accountability & Learning June 19, 2020

After our response teams have finished working with a disaster or conflict-affected community, our Monitoring and Evaluation team will go back to ask families how our support has been. By listening...


How Has Our Disaster Response Work Changed During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

by Rachel Harvey, ShelterBox Operations Coordinator June 19, 2020

Ask any aid worker what they like most about their job, and they will probably describe meeting and acting alongside the people we are trying to support. But with international travel impossible for...


Coronavirus: An Impossible Choice for the World’s Vulnerable

by Nicky Stephens, ShelterBox Digital Marketing & Innovation Manager May 29, 2020

For many people, coronavirus is the biggest threat we have faced in years. It’s the biggest thing in our lives right now – stopping us from working, posing a risk to our health and threatening us...