One Year On: How coronavirus has affected our work

by JoAnna Black April 8, 2021

In the last year, coronavirus has changed everything. From the way we work to the way we socialize, we’ve adapted in many areas of our lives.

And it’s no different here at ShelterBox.


What we learned after opening ShelterBox Operations Philippines

by Heather Stevens February 5, 2021

In 2017, ShelterBox established an in-country office in the Philippines to help with disaster responses in the most disaster-stricken country in the world. Learn more about what this experience has taught us.


Remembering major earthquake responses – Gujarat 2001 and Haiti 2010

by Heather Stevens January 21, 2021

January 2001 and 2010 will be remembered for all the wrong reasons. Read about two of our most important earthquake responses and learn more about earthquakes.


Remote Training: How we’re training teams and communities during coronavirus

by JoAnna Black December 11, 2020

Delivering training is crucial for the success of our projects. See how we’ve conducted remote training this year despite the challenges posed by coronavirus.


20 Years of ShelterBox: 4 Volunteer Stories that Take us Back

by ShelterBox Canada November 17, 2020

As we celebrate our 20th birthday this year, we couldn’t forget our volunteers who dedicate their time and effort to help us make sure families receive emergency shelter after disaster.


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.


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.


Mark’s Cross Canada Ride for ShelterBox

by ShelterBox Canada 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.


International Literacy Day – Reflecting on the importance of literacy

by ShelterBox Canada 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.


Preparing for a very busy Hurricane season

by JoAnna Black August 25, 2020

The 2021 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.


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

by ShelterBox Canada August 19, 2020


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.


Coronavirus crisis: Why we need support right now

by ShelterBox Canada 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.


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


20 Years of ShelterBox, 20 Years of Partnership

by ShelterBox Canada 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.


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

by ShelterBox Canada 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?


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.


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

by ShelterBox Canada 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?


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.


Six Reasons Why We Love Giving Tuesday

by ShelterBox Canada May 1, 2020

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