Charities we support

ShelterBox

ShelterBox is a charity that delivers aid to families devastated by conflict or natural disaster, to give them durable shelter and the tools to rebuild communities.


Our global network of supporters, staff and volunteers make it possible to deliver aid to some of the most remote communities in the world


ITEMS PACKED IN A SHELTER KIT COULD INCLUDE:

Tarpaulin: sheets of heavy-duty tarp can be used to create walls and roofs

Rope(s): this universal essential can make shelters secure and stable

Hoe(s): this tool can prepare the ground and later be used for farming

Tie wire: fix tarpaulins or bamboo structures with 500g of wire

Tin snips: the snips can be used to cut tie wire or tin roofing plates

Handsaw: the saw will enable people to use timber or bamboo if it’s available

Roofing nails: we include 500g worth of nails, with washers to seal out the rain

Shovel: this can prepare foundations for a shelter or dig drainage ditches

Nails: 1kg of timber nails will also secure any repairs

Claw hammer: another universal tool for nailing together a home

Curved needle: to stitch tarpaulins

Tape measure: to measure distance for any projects or tasks


BE FREE YOUNG CARERS

We must invest in young carers. The practical, educational, emotional and social support that Be Free YC provides to young carers in Oxfordshire can help off–set the disproportionate impact that the challenges and demands of caring has on their lives.


Contact

Be Free Young Carers Oxfordshire - Supporting Young Carers 

befreeyc.org.uk