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What is in a ShelterBox?

By: Jaime FiliUpdated: April 26, 2021


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Typical ShelterBox aid items include tents as temporary shelter or ShelterKits to allow people to build or rebuild durable shelters. ShelterBox also provides other aid items such as mosquito nets, water filters, water carriers, solar lights, cooking sets, blankets and mats.

In this regard, is ShelterBox a good charity?

The international relief charity ShelterBox, which distributes green boxes containing a tent and lifesaving supplies to disaster victims, has been a notable success: in 12 years its annual income has grown to £16m and so far this year it has helped more than 8,000 families.

Can I buy a ShelterBox for myself?

Is it possible to purchase a ShelterBox, ShelterKit or ShelterBox Tent for personal use? ShelterBox currently does not produce tents or other equipment for commercial sale. We only produce ShelterBoxes, ShelterKits and other aid items to be delivered as part of a deployment following a disaster or conflict.

Who started ShelterBox?

diver Tom Henderson

When did ShelterBox start?

2000, Helston, United Kingdom


What does shelter box do?

ShelterBox is an international disaster relief charity established in 2000 in Helston, Cornwall, UK, that provides emergency shelter and other aid items to families around the world who have lost their homes to disaster or conflict.