Author: Mikey O'Toole

Building a better world for Refugees in memory of a wonderful human being.

Volunteer Party

Bethan was deeply passionate about volunteering. She, herself, was a volunteer for many causes and organisations and she worked with the Welsh Refugee Council as their volunteer coordinator. As we racked our brains trying to work out how best to use the money we’ve raised to benefit refugees and asylum seekers whilst also trying to…
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Until the Time Comes

We received an email in response to our Chair, Adrian Roper’s comments published by the Western Mail. The email contained a wonderful poem by Mr Phil Madden which we’re happy to reproduce here with Mr Madden’s kind permission. Before the poem a little about Mr Madden in his own words. I live in Abergavenny. I…
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Grant Rode Across Britain for Refugees

Grant Duncan, a trustee of Cartrefi Cymru is undertaking the Ride Across Britain challenge to raise a staggering £980 to support the Bethan Roper Trust for Refugees. Read more on Grant’s Blog here: You can donate to Grant’s efforts on JustGiving: We’ll try and keep this post updated with photos and videos as Grant…
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Launch and Discussion Event

My daughter Bethan’s death last December was a terrible loss to everyone who knew her. She was not just a hard worker in support of a better world, she was full of warmth and friendliness, and this was never more true than in her work with asylum seekers and refugees. The Trust we have created…
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Support Alys, Sophie, Izzy & Gabby

Some of our supporters are going to be doing the South Wales Three Peaks Challenge to raise money for the trust. You can find out more on JustGiving.