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Everything I Learned about Weathering Coronavirus I Learned from Disaster Relief

by JoAnna Black October 19, 2020

ShelterBox Response Team Member, Yi Shun Lai, shares the lessons she has learned from disaster relief and her thoughts on how they can help during the pandemic.

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How We Get Aid to the People That Need it

by JoAnna Black October 2, 2020

Learn more about how ShelterBox prepositions aid around the world to ensure families get the support they need as quickly as possible.

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Mark’s Cross Canada Ride for ShelterBox

by Dani Bristow September 18, 2020

Mark Keating went Off the Grid in August 2020 on a cross-Canada motorcycle journey in support of ShelterBox and was able to raise over $6,500 for families recovering after disaster around the world.

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International Literacy Day – Reflecting on the importance of literacy

by Allison Kingston September 8, 2020

This International Literacy Day, we take a moment to reflect on the importance of literacy and how it impacts our work around the world. Read more to learn how you can take part.

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Preparing for a very busy Hurricane season

by JoAnna Black August 25, 2020

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World Humanitarian Day – Celebrating the supporters that make it all possible

by Tess Widdifield August 19, 2020

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Why information is vital in the fight against coronavirus in Paraguay

by JoAnna Black August 4, 2020

Learn more about the coronavirus situation in Paraguay and how you’re helping families protect themselves from this deadly virus.

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Coronavirus crisis: Why we need support right now

by Tess Widdifield July 18, 2020

We have been supporting families around the world with life-saving aid to help them protect from coronavirus. But we must do more. Read how you can help us in the global fight against coronavirus.

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Five fundraisers that inspired us during coronavirus

by Heather Stevens July 3, 2020

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

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20 Years of ShelterBox, 20 Years of Partnership

by Tess Widdifield June 30, 2020

We have continued to evolve and innovate over the past 20 years, but one thing that has never changed is that everything we do is guided by the same goal: helping families rebuild after disaster.

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

by Tess Widdifield June 30, 2020

How do you get aid to the people who need it without endangering anyone and when most countries are on some kind of lockdown and large gatherings are banned?

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We Put Families First, Be We Do Not Seek To Hold One Definition of What a Family Is

by JoAnna Black June 26, 2020

As Pride month winds down and we celebrate and honour those before us who tirelessly fought for the rights and freedoms of the 2SLGBTQI+ community, it is important to recognize the many struggles still faced by many in the community around the world.

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

by Dani Bristow June 4, 2020

How do we check that what we’ve done is effective when you can’t easily go back to ask people because most countries are on lockdown and physical distancing is the new normal?

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Canyon Lister students vow to “Be the Change”

by Heather Stevens May 13, 2020

A passionate group of students from Canyon Lister Elementary School raises funds for ShelterBox Canada as a way to practice the belief that we hold each other up.

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Six Reasons Why We Love Giving Tuesday

by Tess Widdifield May 1, 2020

Inspiration from some of our global network of aid workers, volunteers and fundraisers supporting ShelterBox through the coronavirus crisis.

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Coronavirus: It’s not over until it’s over everywhere

by ShelterBox Canada April 16, 2020

This global pandemic is changing all our lives. It’s our duty as humanitarians to help those least able to protect themselves.

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‘Kunyumba’ – A story of home and recovery after Cyclone Idai

by JoAnna Black March 5, 2020

Joined by renowned photographer, Sian Davey, and filmmaker Benn Berkley, we documented Mwalija village’s journey of self-recovery in a project we called ‘Kunyumba’ (meaning ‘home’).

ShelterBox CEO Interview

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An Interview With Our CEO, Sanj Srikanthan

by ShelterBox Canada January 3, 2020

Hear from ShelterBox CEO – Sanj Srikanthan, who joined in December 2019 as our new chief executive.