Ty Hafan

#family friday

#familyfriday is a series of blogs capturing all aspects of Tŷ Hafan, from family experiences and fundraising achievements, to insights into volunteering and examples of how ‘Team Tŷ Hafan’ is making a difference in communities across Wales.

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17

Sep

2021

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people come in and say, ‘is this a charity shop?’

written by Tŷ Hafan

Lyndsey Davies has a passion for fashion and is one of our amazing volunteers who support our 19 charity shops across Wales. She is also a vocal year-round advocate for sustainable fashion. Here she explains why she does what she does.

10

Sep

2021

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keeping tŷ hafan’s gardens rosy

written by Monica Dennis

Monica, one of our wonderful volunteer gardeners, explains what she and her fellow green-fingered volunteers have been up to of late, and how you may be able to help.

3

Sep

2021

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Why Iolo's urging us all to walk for Tŷ Hafan

written by Tŷ Hafan

Passionate conservationist, broadcaster and long-time supporter of Tŷ Hafan, Iolo Williams of BBC Countryfile and Springwatch took time out of filming to chat with us in Builth Wells to explain what makes him tick  and why he’d love even more people across Wales to join him in supporting Tŷ Hafan.

27

Aug

2021

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principality plastics golf day proves a big hit

written by Hannah Barnard

In the blazing July sunshine, we were joined by 19 teams from across Wales and beyond for a smashing day of golf, writes Hannah Barnard, Head of Operations at Principality Plastics.

20

Aug

2021

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Walk A Day in Dan's Shoes

written by Tŷ Hafan

Dan Notley is Tŷ Hafan’s Family Support Worker for dads of children with life-limiting conditions. Here Dan, former engineer with the RAF, shares a bit about what he does, why he does it, and why he’d like you to consider Walking a Day in his Shoes.

13

Aug

2021

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chipping away for charity

written by Martyn Richards

Radyr Golf Club recently hosted its annual Charity Golf Day and Vice Captain Martyn Richards shares its successes and why Tŷ Hafan is their chosen charity.

6

Aug

2021

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Emily to Walk In Their Shoes

written by Tŷ Hafan

Emily Harmsworth might be only 12, but she is taking on a massive fundraising challenge next month, in memory of little brother Peter, who was cared for by Tŷ Hafan.

30

Jul

2021

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good for mental health and good for tŷ hafan

written by Steffan Rogers

Swansea-based risk management company PCR Global is donating the profits of its Mental Health First Aid Course to Tŷ Hafan

23

Jul

2021

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A chance to win, a chance to care

written by Tŷ Hafan

Dan Coleman from Porthcawl was a recent lucky winner of our £2,000 lottery jackpot, after receiving his ticket as a birthday gift from his mum.

16

Jul

2021

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seth gets a complete care package – we don’t have to worry

written by Tŷ Hafan

Meet 12-year-old Seth, he has been using Tŷ Hafan for the past four years having been born with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). Here, he tells us why a visit to Tŷ Hafan means so much to him.

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