Tag archives: ShelterBox USA

ShelterBox to Host Inspiring Panel for International Women’s Day
By Zach Rosen   |   March 5, 2024

On Thursday, March 7th, ShelterBox USA will convene a powerhouse panel of trailblazing women at the Music Academy in recognition of International Women’s Day. The conversation is intended to recognize women’s achievements, raise awareness on gender equality issues, and inspire action towards a more equitable world. The free community event, taking place from 5-7 pm, […]

ShelterBox USA: An Evening to Experience
By Paul Vercammen   |   September 19, 2023

More than 200 do-gooders from all over America took part in a spectacular sunset and heartwarming stories at the ShelterBox USA Evening to Experience benefit on Thursday, September 7. Attendees at the UC investments campus, the former QAD campus, heard how ShelterBox is currently providing emergency shelter and vital humanitarian aid in some of the […]

ShelterBox Hosts Panel of Women Leaders
By Rachael Quisel   |   March 21, 2023

On March 8, ShelterBox USA hosted an event at UC Investments property on Ortega Hill in Summerland with more than 80 attendees to celebrate International Women’s Day and recognize the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The international nonprofit organization, which provides emergency shelter and essential tools and supplies to vulnerable people affected […]

A Word (and Shelter) from Kyiv
By Gwyn Lurie and Zach Rosen   |   February 28, 2023

I’ve long thought the most important and interesting work being done in Santa Barbara County, by far, is taking place in the nonprofit realm. I cannot think of a stronger example than the critical work currently being done by ShelterBox, which annually helps provide emergency shelter and essential items to more than 400,000 displaced people […]

A Prized Piece
By Richard Mineards   |   November 8, 2022

Santa Barbara’s United Nations Association has awarded the local nonprofit ShelterBox USA, which has helped with more than 100 disasters in over 100 countries since 2000, its sixth annual Peace Prize. Current deployments include Ukraine, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Nigeria, and Syria. Kerri Murray, president of ShelterBox, which was nominated for a Nobel Peace […]

United Nations Association of Santa Barbara Awards 2022 Peace Prize to ShelterBox USA
By Sharon Byrne   |   November 1, 2022

On Monday, October 24, International United Nations Day, a huge crowd descended on Pascucci on State Street for the awarding of the 6th Annual United Nations Association (UNA) Santa Barbara Peace Prize. Created in 2017 by the United Nations of Santa Barbara, the Prize is awarded to individuals or organizations to recognize their work in […]