Standing with Refugees Podcast: Bea Shrewsbury

25/02/18

Bea Shrewsbury volunteered on a camp last year and it changed her life. She’s now a trustee, serial volunteer and champion fundraiser.

Her inspirational mother came to England as part of the kindertransport from Germany just before WWII and Bea wrote about that here and what a great thing that was. With Help Refugees once again taking the UK govt to court to get them to fulfil their obligations under Dubs to take in unaccompanied child refugees from Europe, now seems a more heartless time.

We talk about that, about how anyone could be a refugee and that if we give them a chance to start again we will all benefit – as Bea and her family are testament to.

We also talk about our walk from Idomeni to Skopje, retracing some of the route that refugees took. You can still join the 17 who have already signed up to raise awareness, spend some time in beautiful countryside with some great, like-minded people and beat a challenge. You’ll also be raising important funds for our work and we have a few tips about that. It’s from 29th April – 5th May and if you sign up, we promise you won’t regret it.

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