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Small act, big impact

Kika Buhrmann and her family exchanged Switzerland for the Big Apple one and a half years ago. From Swiss order and calm, they transitioned to New York hectic and rawness.

Bittersweet farewell to the sewing workshop

Volunteer Thera Seckel has spent two enjoyable years performing quality inspections at the Sheltersuit Foundation. In the sewing workshop, she would check felt bags and of course the Sheltersuits. "Fo...

Sheltersuit offering protection for the homeless in South Africa

South Africa, the land of Nelson Mandela, Table Mountain and Kruger National Park. A country that, despite its beauty, is plagued by poverty. Did you know that in Cape Town around 7,700 people lead a ...

15 Sheltersuits handed out in Edinburgh

People Helping People The last stop of the Sheltersuit UK Tour ended in Edinburgh. A month earlier, the Scottish capital was the scene of the Worlds Big Sleep Out. During this event, awareness was rai...

Great-Britain second stop on European Camper Tour

From Hoek of Holland, founder Bas Timmer of the Sheltersuit Foundation set sail towards the port of Harwich at the end of December. After Germany, Great Britain was the next stop during the European S...

Homelessness in Germany

With the motorhome through world cities in Europe to raise awareness for homelessness issues. That is what Bas Timmer, the founder of Sheltersuit, will do in the coming period. He wants to raise aware...

Warmth for 879 children on Lesbos and Samos

Looking back on our trip to Lesbos Photographer Tony Dočekal travelled with Sheltersuit to Lesbos to capture the situation in the camps and to hand out suits to children in need. She was there because...

Problem on the doorstep of Europe

Before the start of the winter, we want to hand out 3,000 Sheltersuits. We have a problem on the doorstep of Europe: many people, including young children, are homeless or on the run. Governments are ...

Thousands of Refugees are stuck in Europe’s Backyard

Just another day in Europe's backyard This Winter, we, the Sheltersuit Foundation, need to start our national campaign with an emergency call: At this very moment, war victims are suffering in our bac...