About the trust

The elderly of Bethlehem need our help. We want to have a permanent place which provides support to the many more people (men and women) who are in need and from where care programmes including hospice care can be developed and delivered.

The original trustees:

From left to Right: Rev. Fr John Metcalfe, Michael Hanrahan, Valerie Smith, Graham Smith, Eileen Kerrigan, Catherine ( Philomena) McNally, Joe McNally, Laila Asfoura (not Trustee) Rt Rev John Rawsthorne (Patron) James Dickson, Kevin Kerrigan and Rev Fr Augustine O’Reilly.

We launched in 2013

The sum to be raised is modest but its transforming potential is huge and will be long lasting. If we can achieve our aim the elderly in Bethlehem will have the foundations for the provision of care facilities for men and women.

Laila Asfoura

There is great need among the elderly of Bethlehem some have been abandoned, some are widowed and some have been left behind by families who have left to find a better life. Laila welcomed the launch of the Fund which, as well as providing the benefits referred to by Bishop John will provide a sign of hope in a land which has been waiting so long for peace.

Photo: Laila Asfoura from Bethlehem with Peter Rand FHL and Joe McNally at the Launch.

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Bethlehem Care and Hospice Trust
37 Conalan Avenue, Bradway, Sheffield S17 4PG

We are a registered charity in England and Wales (1158406) and Scotland (SC048752).