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Brits to light up homes earlier this year

As Brits put up their Christmas lights early to cheer their homes, ShelterBox reveals it gave 300 million hours of solar light to families in 2019.

ShelterBox responds after super Typhoon Goni

ShelterBox is preparing emergency shelter supplies, solar lights and other essentials in the Philippines, after the latest in a series of violent storms ripped through the country

Time for UK readers to think outside the bookcase

While we love revisiting favourites, UK readers could miss out on broadening their horizons, a survey for ShelterBox Book Club reveals.

ShelterBox closes Truro visitor centre

Cornish disaster relief charity, ShelterBox, has announced it will be permanently closing its visitor centre in Truro due to concerns over coronavirus and the financial impact of the pandemic.

Pride - statement from Sanj Srikanthan

ShelterBox Chief Executive says that ‘we put families first, but we do not seek to hold to one definition of what a family is’

Black Lives Matter - statement from Sanj Srikanthan

ShelterBox Chief Executive says that ‘black lives matter and all should be treated equally and humanely, while ensuring respect for each individual life’

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