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ShelterBox USA with Bill Tobin
September 23, 2021 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
ShelterBox is a global nonprofit organization made up of people who believe that shelter is a basic human right.
Bill Tobin, Rotary Relations Manager, ShelterBox USA
A member of the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills California since 2004, Bill Tobin has served
in several club and district roles and is a major donor to The Rotary Foundation. Bill is currently
the District 5180 Membership Chair and is on the Zone 27 new club development task force. In
2016-2017 Rotary District 5180 awarded Bill “Rotarian of the Year” for his active and
dedicated service to Rotary, and for his commitment to ShelterBox.
Since learning about ShelterBox in 2010, Bill has shared the project to over 400 Rotary Clubs,
organized fundraisers, and helped develop strategies for donor engagement and volunteer
training. For his volunteer efforts, Bill received the United States Presidential Volunteer Service
Award seven times.
Bill is certified in Non-Profit management through the University of the Pacific and joined the
fulltime staff at ShelterBox as USA Rotary Relations Manager in January 2019.
Bill is married to Sherie for 37 years, she is an Assistant Governor in District 5180. They have
two sons and a daughter-in-law.
ShelterBox was founded to provide emergency shelter to people affected by disasters and
humanitarian crises around the world. In April 2000, the Rotary Club of Helston-Lizard in
Cornwall, England adopted ShelterBox as its millennium project. Little did they know that it
would become the largest Rotary Club project in the world, with affiliates in countries across
the globe. Since 2000, ShelterBox staff and volunteers have helped to shelter over 2 million
people in more than 100 countries around the world.
More information Shelter Box: https://www.shelterboxusa.org/