SHELTER BOX USA

Rating: 5 stars   2 reviews 575

Issues: Disaster Aid, Human Services, International

Location: 8374 Market Street Box 203 Lakewood Ranch FL 34202 USA

Mission: To provide humanitarian aid in the form of shelter, warmth and dignity to people displaced by natural and other disasters worldwide.
Programs: ShelterBox's primary ongoing program that provides shelter and life-saving equipment to people displaced by disaster around the world. Volunteer response teams work with a Rotary International network and recognized aid agencies to distribute boxes on the ground.
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www.shelterboxusa.org

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Rating: 5 stars  

4 people found this review helpful

I've volunteered with this organization for the last two years and I continue to be impressed with its organization and efficiency. They have a very lean staff and an extremely committed volunteer base that are well trained to deliver aid in disaster zones of every kind.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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Rating: 5 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

I have been a big fan of ShelterBox for several years now. As a Rotarian, I have an implicit trust for this organization. As a District Chairman for Rotary Youth Exchange, my students have met the challenge of raising funds for and awareness of ShelterBox, especially among thier high school age peers. This became significantly more meaningful when one of our students was evacuated from flooding in Thailand in the fall of 2011. While she was out of harm's way, she saw the boxes deployed all over the flooded areas. ANother student came to the US in the fall of 2012 from Japan. In her first greeting to our club, she acknowleged the help that Japan received from the US and from the ShelterBox program. This is the kind of first-hand awareness that grows our young people into the next generation of philanthropists.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

the personal growth I've seen in our Rotary Youth Exchange Students

Was your donation impactful?

Definitely

How likely is it that you would recommend that a friend donate to this group?

Definitely

How likely are you to donate to this group again?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

What specific problem, purpose, priority, or project prompted your gift?

Japan 2011, Thailand 2011

Why did you make your donation at this time?

memorials, need

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