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"belle’s courage is recognised with young achiever award"

Ten year old Belle Curran has been visiting Tŷ Hafan for short breaks since she was tiny, and according to Belle, the hospice is ‘the best place in the world’. Read More

donna in the desert

"donna's desert adventure"

Last November, fabulous fundraiser Donna Baddeley braved the searing heat of the Sahara Desert, to take on a trek and raise money for us.  Read More


"acorns growing a new generation of supporters"

Meeting the amazing children, families and staff at Tŷ Hafan has been such a humbling experience and the connection between us has been a perfect fit Read More

big dip

"narberth pupils make a splash to raise funds"

Pupils from Castle School in Narberth, Pembrokeshire are busy raising funds for us and aim to raise £10,000 over the course of the school year.  Read More

pauline and family

"the harvey's disneyland adventure"

Pauline took on the Disneyland Paris Run Weekend with her family in September. This is the story of her Tŷ Hafan journey. Read More

bobby cole

"potential christmas number 1?"

On Friday night, Vocal Harmony’s Tŷ Hafan charity single 'Don't Look Down' goes live. Hear it here first! Read More

Just Giving

"reaching the peak"

The #5in55 dads received their JustGiving Award in recognition of their outstanding efforts to raise funds for Tŷ Hafan Read More

craig clements

"just keep moving"

Seeing first hand the impact that fundraising has at Tŷ Hafan has inspired me to do some fundraising of my own and not just raise money but also raise awareness Read More

Molly and Emily

"spending christmas at tŷ hafan"

Sarah has been coming to Tŷ Hafan for a number of years with her daughters, Molly and Emily. They've spent Christmas Day here and Sarah wanted to give us an insight into how that made their Christmas. Read More

Greg and his siblings

"a parent's story"

Tŷ Hafan has touched so many lives over the years, but hearing the stories of Tŷ Hafan families is always hugely humbling and a great reminder of why the charity exists. Read More

family stories

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elain's story

Elain James was referred to Tŷ Hafan in January 2011 when she was just 8 months old. Elain was antenatally diagnosed with congenital heart disease, but it wasn't until she was born that her family knew the full extent of her illness. Read More


alice's story

When Alice was born at 34 weeks, the doctors delivered devastating news to her mum and dad – their newborn baby girl had just 20 minutes to live. Barry and Rebecca had known their daughter was at risk since their 20-week scan had picked up problems, with serious implications for their unborn baby’s safety. But they could never have imagined the difficult road that lay ahead of them. Read More


ollie's story

When baby Ollie was born in June 2014, he wasn’t breathing.  So he was resuscitated before being put in the arms of his Mum, Sophie.  She and her husband Sean took their precious new-born son home the next day, but for some reason, they knew something wasn’t right.  Read More

rhodri lewys

lewys and rhodri's story

In 2001, Wendy and Adrian Watkins were looking forward to the birth of their twins to complete their family and provide their nine-year-old son, Aled, with siblings. Read More


a mum’s story

I think the biggest thing that Tŷ Hafan gives the twins is confidence. They are really quiet and sometimes don’t say anything at all in certain environments, but at Tŷ Hafan, they are totally different and can be themselves.  Read More


a dad’s story

To me Tŷ Hafan is a special place.  It is a place where you have fun, laughter and tears too. The staff from the cleaners, chefs, care team, nurses and admin workers are all wonderful and make you feel so welcome at Tŷ Hafan. Read More


a brother’s story

I have twin brothers who are 13 years old who have Duchenne muscular dystrophy. We have been coming to Tŷ Hafan since 2009. I have had some great times at Tŷ Hafan and have attended many sibling evenings. Read More


nan’s story

Many people don’t know that Tŷ Hafan cares for the whole family, including the grandparents. It is a fantastic charity that does so much good for the twins and our entire family. They make me feel so welcome and we always have so much fun and lots of giggles when we’re there.  Read More


working with lewys and rhodri

As one of Lewys’ links I am allocated to work with him when he visits Tŷ Hafan. But as him and his brother, Rhodri, are inseparable you pretty much work with both of them.  Read More

rhodri lewys

lewys and rhodri

We like everything about it; the food, the pool, the bath, the bribery from the staff and ‘borrowing’ things from the managers offices and holding them for ransom. Read More




So exciting to hear what experiences Rescape VR can provide to Tŷ Hafan children. Float around space, explore ship wreaks of the coast of Florida and so much more.

Belle Curran loves coming for short breaks to Tŷ Hafan and calls the hospice ‘the best place in the world’. She is also a fundraising superstar, helping to raise vital funds for five charities including Tŷ Hafan. Her amazing exploits have been noticed too and she is the proud winner of the Outstanding Courage category in Pembrokeshire Radio’s Young Achievers Awards. Read Belle’s story in this week’s #FamilyFriday https://zurl.co/R9lP

Got the winter blues and ready to book your summer holiday? By simply starting any online shop at https://zurl.co/0yA8, you can support Tŷ Hafan at no additional cost to you! Easyfundraising turns your everyday online shopping into free donations for Tŷ Hafan. The retailers will make a small donation to us to say “thank you”. You can shop at any of over 3,400 online retailers, including Expedia, TUI, Bookings.com, Hotels.com, Thomas Cook and LastMinute.com, and feel good about doing so!

Are you and your friends or colleagues looking for an exciting new adventure to take on in 2019? We have the perfect challenge for you! Why not take on the incredible #welsh3peaks challenge - now in its 21st year! Check out this video for a taster! Sign up today at www.tyhafan.org/welsh3peaks/

Are you feeling sluggish after Christmas? Take on #DryJanuary and raise funds for Tŷ Hafan. We give families an essential break from their day-to-day regime to relax and recharge their batteries. Kick start your year and feel reenergised for 2019.

Happy New Year from the Tŷ Hafan family!

Ever thought about how much you spend on alcohol a month? Why not take on #DryJanuary and donate what you would have spent to Tŷ Hafan? It could pay for an hour of music therapy which gives children and their families the chance to make magical memories together.


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