Club 29 Joins in Worldwide Rotary Partnership with ShelterBox to Deliver Disaster Relief

Club 29 recently joined over 500 Rotary Clubs worldwide to support the disaster relief mission of ShelterBox.  ShelterBox is a relief organization started by a Rotary Club in Cornwall, England in 2000 and in 2012, Rotary International adopted ShelterBox as its first Project Partner and remains its only disaster relief charity partner.

Facts about ShelterBox:

  • Rapid response to disasters on a worldwide basis

  • In 2020, aid was provided in 13 countries impacting over 200,000 people

  • For over 20 years, aid has been provided in more than 100 countries impacting over 1.7 million people

  • Aid is provided for individuals impacted by natural disasters as well as conflict


What ShelterBox Does:

  • Delivers essential aid in the aftermath of a disaster

  • ShelterBoxes contain family sized tents and necessary survival supplies tailored to local conditions

  • ShelterKits contain essential tools needed to start repairing and rebuilding homes







ShelterBox responds to disasters with highly trained ShelterBox Response Teams and is supported by a network of volunteers.  These teams will travel by foot, boat or helicopter to provide aid where it is needed.