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Tuesday 05 November 2013‘War Horse’ author Michael Morpurgo sends a message of hope for Syria, as children draw war for ShelterBox
Michael Morpurgo OBE, former Children’s Laureate and author of ‘War Horse’ - the book that inspired an award-winning play and Stephen Spielberg’s Oscar-nominated film - has sent a poignant note about the plight of Syrian refugees to disaster relief charity ShelterBox.
Friday 01 November 2013Two children talk peace amid the Syrian conflict. ShelterBox acts as courier between a 5 year-old global pen-pal hero and an 11 year old blind refugee.
Disaster relief charity ShelterBox has helped set up an unlikely ‘friendship by post’ between the UK and a Syrian refugee camp in Kurdistan. Toby Little from Sheffield has become a global phenomenon with his ‘Writing to the World’ project - now ShelterBox has helped him to exchange letters with Delan Dari, a blind Kurdish Syrian musician.
Tuesday 22 October 2013Free ‘Focus on Syria’ event in Bath on Friday
Syria and its many problems are an international talking point at present. Now a special free event in Bath on Friday 25 October at 7.30 pm aims to provide some insight and education, and to raise funds for ShelterBox’s work with Syrian refugees.
Friday 11 October 2013Socks Appeal! Wear your maddest socks for ShelterBox to help raise £2 million for Syrian refugees
ShelterBox is inviting schools, youth groups, workplaces and clubs to take part in an exciting international event, Socks 4 Syria.
Thursday 03 October 2013Sir Ben packs ShelterBoxes for Syria
Cornish charity ShelterBox today welcomed Olympic yachtsman and America’s Cup victor Sir Ben Ainslie, on a flying visit to support their Syria Refugee Appeal.
Tuesday 10 September 2013ShelterBox unveils its most ambitious appeal
£2 million to help the 2 million. ‘Let’s show these families that the world has not abandoned them.’
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