ShelterBox at Bearsden & Milngavie Highland Games

Sat, Jun 10th 2023 at 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

What is a ShelterBox? What is in it? How does it support those in need following a disaster eg earthquakes, floods, etc? See and find out the answers at the Highland Games. There were 1294 coins in the vase. Details below.

1294 coins in the vase. Pictures show the vase and the content in piles of 10 coins.  Cogratulations to winner Kenneth with his closest guess of 1313.  He wins £30 and a bottle of wine.  He has generously told us to give the money to ShelterBox.  With some additional income a total of £160 has been raised for ShelterBox.

Pictures show the tent and Allander Rotary gazebo.  With a bit of practice we will erect it better next time.  Pictures also show local MSP Pam Gosal visiting the tent, Milngavie counsellor Jim Gibbons with Allander secretary Ian Mills

Visit our stand at the Highland Games to see what the disaster support charity ShelterBox is all about and what they send to disaster areas.  ShelterBox was established 23 years ago by a Rotary Club in Devon as its milleneum project and is now an independant charity supported by Rotary Clubs across the world. 

Turkey/Syria earthquakes, flooding in Pakistan, help in Ukraine, countries across Africa and many more across the world.  What is in a ShelterBox?  Come and see the contents and a ShelterBox tent.  How much does it cost for the items and to kit out a ShelterBox.

Maybe you would like to donate .  You can do this anytime at ShelterBox Emergency Disaster Relief or on the day.  Please reference Allander Rotary if you donate online.  

As well as seeing the contents and having a look inside one of the tents you can have a go at our fund raiser for ShelterBox.  Its a bit if fun with a cash prize of £30 to the winner.  Have a go for 50p or 3 goes for £1 in our guess the amount competition. Everyone can have a go.   Who in your family will be closest to the answer?  Results will be posted on this page and our social media following the games.

What's in the bag?   Check the website for all the details.

How does this work, how is it used and a wee bonus in its design?  (answer is solar powered light that can float.