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Concert for Ukraine, Water and Peace.
Congratulations to all the members of Rotary Colmar Bartholdi, France, for organizing two amazing concerts featuring 60 singers. They had prepared a unique and specific program for the occasion, in connection with the themes of Ukraine, water and peace. The concert, benefiting Operation Aquabox for Ukraine, was a huge success and the beautiful Saint Martin […]
Our new Christmas Cards bring good cheer on a cold and frosty day.
A great, if rather cold, morning at Wirksworth Artisan market on Saturday with Vally’s cards and a few crafts items on Aquabox’s stall. Ranald and Viv took the first shift followed by more brave volunteers throughout the day. The star of the day was our set of Christmas Cards. Designed by local artist and Aquabox […]
Latest shipment to Yemen
The continuing problems in Yemen where two-thirds of the population, or 21.6 million Yemenis, 12 million of which are children remain in dire conditions means we have sent more aid the area . Cholera has affected over one million people with clean drinking water just one of many priorities. We completed the loading of the […]
Sarah Hawley, BBC East Midlands News presenter, filming at Aquabox.
Sarah Hawley, a presenter on BBC East Midlands News, visited the depot recently to film a feature on Aquabox’s work this year. This will be broadcast on local TV later in the year in their annual review of the year. Sarah talked to Aquabox’s volunteer Colin Petty about the challenges we have faced in what […]
73rd Allestree Jaguar Scouts spent a spooky Friday evening holding a pumpkin carving competition to raise funds for Aquabox. Imaginations went wild, with some really scary productions – bleeding eyes, vomiting pumpkins to name but a few. There was even an Aquabox logo pumpkin. The result of all this ghoulish enterprise was a fabulous donation […]
Aquabox aid ready for despatch to Libya and Morocco.
Getting our much-needed aid to disaster zones takes hard work from dedicated individuals and organisations. In October Aquabox responded rapidly to the earthquakes in Morocco and Libya. After leaving our depot the consignment of Community Filters and Gold Boxes arrived in Sunderland in early October where the first part was shipped, free of charge, to […]