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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Dec

2021

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We’ve learned to live for every day

written by Tŷ Hafan

It's International Day of People with Disabilities and in this week's FamilyFriday, we hear from mum Hannah about how her daughter Alice continues to beat the odds despite being born with hydranencephaly.

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Nov

2021

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Shop handcrafted this Black Friday

written by Tŷ Hafan

It’s Black Friday, the last pay day before Christmas. Did you know that, thanks to Handcrafted by Tŷ Hafan , you can buy locally produced, high quality, beautiful and affordable upcycled and recycled products with every sale supporting children with life-limiting conditions and their families in Wales? Here Penny Collins, from Handcrafted by Tŷ Hafan , explains more.

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Nov

2021

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Some families may crumble without Tŷ Hafan

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Susan and Marshall are the faces of Tŷ Hafan’s Christmas Appeal. Here, Susan, who lives with Marshall and his big brother Tyler in Bridgend explains what Tŷ Hafan means to her and her family.

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Nov

2021

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When Sara said 'Yes' to the Tŷ Hafan Dress

written by Tŷ Hafan

School support worker Sara Martin from Newport already had her eye on a wedding dress from a high street retailer when she saw a social media post promoting our new bridal boutique in Tŷ Hafan ’s Emporium Shop in Abergavenny

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Nov

2021

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It’s a very special trip for lots of reasons

written by Tŷ Hafan

Here we revisit a Family Friday blog first published last year, by Tŷ Hafan dad James Meacham, whose son Thomas was cared for by Tŷ Hafan before he died at the age of nine in June 2019. 

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Oct

2021

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we could never thank the Tŷ Hafan staff enough for all that they did for Finn and our family

written by Tŷ Hafan

Tomorrow is the start of International Brain Tumour Awareness Week. Here dad Lee McCabe shares the story of his son Finn, who was cared for by Tŷ Hafan after he was diagnosed with an incurable brain tumour at the age of 11.

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Oct

2021

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Amazing sister raises £1,100 in memory of her little brother

written by Tŷ Hafan

Twelve year old Emily Harmsworth has raised more than £1,100 in memory of her little brother Peter, who was a regular visitor at Tŷ Hafan before he died at the age of nine in 2019.

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Oct

2021

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Peter’s inspirational ride to the Home of Golf for Tŷ Hafan

written by Tŷ Hafan

Peter's first serious cycle in 37 years was a massive 425 miles in four days ride from Radyr Golf Club to St Andrews in Scotland in aid of Tŷ Hafan!

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Oct

2021

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pleased to feel I can leave a gift in my will to tŷ hafan

written by Tŷ Hafan

Did you know that you can leave a gift for Tŷ Hafan in your will? Our supporter Elisabeth Wheeler has chosen to do just that. Here, she explains why.

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Oct

2021

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bereaved father runs in memory of his late son Fynley

written by Tŷ Hafan

Next month, James Cooke will be running his first ever marathon, across the Brecon Beacons, in memory of his son Fynley who was cared for by Tŷ Hafan.

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