Stories of Shelter

Meet the families you are helping


Fleeing the Ukraine Conflict

Oxana's Story

Oxana was forced to flee Ukraine due to conflict, but ShelterBox is responding.

Stories from the Ukraine War

Olga and Dina's Story

Olga and Dina are some of the people we’ve supported in Ukraine. Read their story here.

Rebuilding after Typhoon Rai

Ginalyn’s story

Ginalyn’s home was destroyed after Typhoon Rai hit the Philippines. Read her story of recovery here.

Rebuilding during the Ukraine War

Ruslan and Marina's story

ShelterBox helped Ruslan rebuild after an airstrike

The Importance of Family

Vladyslav and Vlada's Story

When the bombing started in Ukraine, this young couple fled to Moldova with their families to restart their lives.

Rebuilding in Türkiye

Aleu's Story

After the earthquakes in Türkiye destroyed their home, Aleu and her family were afraid to sleep indoors. But receiving a tent gave them somewhere safe to sleep.

Bizli's Journey in Bangladesh

At first Bizli didn’t know what to do, the fear was paralysing. But as the water continued to rush in, she knew she couldn’t ignore it.

Losing Everything to Hurricane Maria

Thanks to our supporters, Blandina received ShelterBox aid and was able to rebuild her home and her garden in Dominica.

Caryl's Story

Your support helped families recover from back-to-back hurricanes.