Tag archives: ShelterBox USA

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 […]