In 2013, eClub7500 and the Moorestown High School Interact Club worked together to purchase a ShelterBox for people in need in after Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines.
Typhoon Haiyan, was one of the strongest tropical cyclones ever recorded, which devastated portions of Southeast Asia, particularly the Philippines, on November 8, 2013. It is the deadliest Philippine typhoon on record,killing at least 6,300 people in that country alone. Haiyan is also the strongest storm recorded at landfall, and unofficially the strongest typhoon ever recorded in terms of wind speed. As of January 2014, bodies were still being found.
To learn more about the ShelterBox program, please visit ShelterBox USA.
The support we receive from the Philippines is overwhelming and our international affiliate is an integral part of the ShelterBox family. They provide the charity with an invaluable logistics base in the disaster hit region of south-east Asia while at the same time have the capacity to mobilise many fundraisers throughout the country.
The ShelterBox Philippines team also offer vital support to our Response Teams when they are delivering emergency shelter and lifesaving supplies throughout the region.