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.

#familyfriday

 

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.

9

Jul

2021

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london welsh lions challenge for tŷ hafan

written by Damian McCarthy

Despite being in hospital receiving treatment for cystic fibrosis, Johnny, 11, was one of hundreds who tackled the #LWLionsChallenge last weekend to fundraise for Tŷ Hafan.

2

Jul

2021

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honouring our nurses from the philippines

written by Tŷ Hafan

Seven nurses from the Philippines who have been members of the care team at Tŷ Hafan, the children’s hospice for Wales, for over twenty years have been honored by the hospice for their exemplary service and dedication. 

25

Jun

2021

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fundraising efforts from the welsh pony and cob society

written by Tŷ Hafan

This week's blog is from Brian Foster, of the Welsh Pony and Cob Society, who have raised a massive £13,300 for Tŷ Hafan.

18

Jun

2021

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cycling 100 miles on a vintage bike for tŷ hafan

written by Tŷ Hafan

Dave Hutton challenged himself to cycle a huge 100 miles on a vintage bike to fundraise for Tŷ Hafan in memory of his son Calum who was cared for by the team at Tŷ Hafan. 

11

Jun

2021

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primary school take on daily mile challenge

written by Tŷ Hafan

Pupils at a Valleys primary school have been taking part in a very special fundraising challenge during this summer term.  

4

Jun

2021

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meet jeff, a tŷ hafan ambassador

written by Tŷ Hafan

Jeff Davies has been involved with Tŷ Hafan since the very start – from supporting the initial build, to becoming an Ambassador. Read about his experiences volunteering at the hospice.

28

May

2021

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school children fundraise with fun fitness challenge

written by Tŷ Hafan

Pupils at Cwm Primary School joined in a fundraising fitness challenge, 'Six Hours of Fitness', to raise funds for Tŷ Hafan. 

21

May

2021

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tŷ hafan gives more meaning to my life

written by Tŷ Hafan

Deputy Lead Nurse Mai reflects on the challenges she and her colleagues have faced while nursing during the pandemic, which Mai describes as ‘the most challenging, scary and toughest of times’. 

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