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Ellie and mum

"making moments matter"

This week has been all about ‘making moments matter’ at the hospice to celebrate Children’s Hospice Week. We’ve put together some of our highlights! Read More

Cadair Idris, Welsh3Peaks Challenge

"we’re ready for the 21st annual welsh3peaks challenge! "

We're wishing the teams taking on the Welsh3Peaks Challenge tomorrow the very best of luck! Read More

Gary Thompson

"deep freeze"

Gary Thompson is taking on the 6633 Arctic Ultra Race for Tŷ Hafan an event that involves walking or running 380miles in nine days - approximately 42.5 miles every day! Read More

Western Power apprentices hard at work

"many hands make light work!"

Our Bridgend Distribution Centre has had some major love over the past week with a transformation from top to bottom thanks to a team of incredible apprentices from Western Power Distribution. Read More

Museum events for families and siblings

"a reflection on memorialisation "

As Dying Matters Week draws to a close it has been a good opportunity to reflect on the continued support we at Tŷ Hafan are able to offer to the many bereaved families known to us. Read More

making the museum memorable for all

"making the museum memorable for all "

At Tŷ Hafan we’ve been lucky enough to enter into a partnership with National Museum Wales / Amgueddfa Cymru Read More

keith james

"a battle of attrition"

I’ve always had close links to Tŷ Hafan as it was my previous company’s chosen charity and I’ve had the privilege to visit there numerous times to see the amazing work they do.  Read More

Running for Louis

"running for louis"

This Sunday I’ll be running the London Marathon for Tŷ Hafan in memory of my beautiful son Louis and to say thank-you to Tŷ Hafan for everything they have done for my family. Read More

Bereaved parents give the gift of time to families

"bereaved parents give the ‘gift of time’ to tŷ hafan families "

We were delighted to welcome Vikki and Alun Williams to the hospice last weekend to officially receive the special gifts that they’ve been fundraising for, all in memory of their daughter, Elis Rose. Read More

Sully friends celebrate 25 years

"sully friends of tŷ hafan celebrate 25 years"

One of the great things about belonging to Sully Friends is that we keep up friendships that go back to the beginning, meeting socially on a regular basis and working together for a common cause.  Read More

family stories

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osian's story

Just hours after Osian Liddlell was born, his parents' joy turned to fear, as their precious baby boy was transferred to the neo natal intensive care unit. A rash had spread across his face and body and doctors immediately started carrying out tests to find out why.  Read More


riley's story

When baby Riley came into the world 7 years ago, his parents couldn't wait for him to meet his three older brothers. But as soon as Riley was born, his parents knew something wasn't quite right.  Read More

Molly and Emily

molly and emily's story

Sisters Molly and Emily bring so much joy and love to their mum and dad's lives, but since they were born, life is not how their parents James and Sarah ever expected it to be.  Both girls were born healthy babies two years apart but as time went on, their parents noticed their daughters weren't developing as they should be. Read More


lilly-may's story

Doctors diagnosed Lilly-May with Leukodystrophy, a life-limiting brain condition that affects the central nervous system, which is responsible for nearly everything we do from our heartbeats to walking. Read More


luca's story

Luca Pucella was a happy, energetic little boy with an infectious laugh, a wicked sense of humour and a tremendous zest for life.  He brought love and joy to the lives of his family, his friends and everyone who knew him.  But something made Luca different to other boys.  He suffered from a rare, life-limiting condition, and in November 2017, when he was just eleven years old, Luca passed away. Read More


felix's story

When Dan and Alex's baby son Felix was just a few months old, his parents received the devastating news that their little boy had a life-limiting condition and would never walk, talk or even live past infancy. Read More


cai's story

Even though Micaela knew she had a high risk pregnancy, she and her partner Matthew had no idea about just how poorly their little boy was going to be. Read More


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


So lovely to receive messages on our origami birds. The response to our summer appeal has been amazing so far and we can't thank our supporters enough. We remember the names of Tŷ Hafan children through birdsong and hearing their names sung in the grounds of the hospice means they will never be far from our minds Visit www.tyhafan.org/elis to read Alun's story and see how you can support us today

Our CEO, Rob Jones, paid our Cwmbran store a visit last week to thank three incredible ladies who have each dedicated 20 years of service to Tŷ Hafan. Over the years, their service has made a huge difference to the children and their families at the hospice 💚 #SuperVolunteers #20years

As #ChildrensHospiceWeek draws to a close we've pulled together our best bits from the week in today's #FamilyFriday. Take a read 💚👇

Don't miss our video where Alun explains what it's like to experience every parent's worst nightmare. Tŷ Hafan will be there for our families for as long as we are needed, but we can only do this with your support. Visit www.tyhafan.org/elis to see how you can help

Our annual #ChildrensHospiceWeek party was such a blast yesterday! 'Bake Off' was our theme this year, so who better to come along and show us the ropes than Welsh contestant Jon Jenkins from The Great British Bake Off 2018 👨‍🍳🧁 Star bakers all round, we think! Thank you so much for visiting us, Jon. Come again soon #GBBO

Just heading over to the hospice to enjoy our annual Childrens Hospice Week party. The theme is 'moments that matter in history', so looking forward to seeing the costumes! For #TŷHafanRewind this month, we look back at some of our favourite Children's Hospice Week moments from recent years

ONE DAY LEFT to bid for the signed #GoodOmens clapperboard! We're absolutely blown away by the support so far. Do you think we can reach £2,000 for #ChildrensHospiceWeek? All proceeds will go to Tŷ Hafan, the hospice for children in Wales; where a short life is a full life 💚 Join the auction in the link below 👇 Good Omens Michael Sheen Jack Whitehall David Tennant Jon Hamm (Jonathan Daniel Hamm) Neil Gaiman Adria Arjona

Snowdon, Cadair Idris, Pen Y Fan

Making memory jars with Ellie and dressing up with Osian in the photobooth made for some amazing #momentsthatmatter yesterday. Children’s Hospice Week is the only week in the year dedicated to raising awareness for children’s hospice and palliative care services like Tŷ Hafan across the UK.

Tŷ Hafan exists to help families deal with something that they'll never come to terms with. This summer, we are asking our incredible supporters to ensure that we will always be there for them. By visiting www.tyhafan.org/elis, you can read Alun's story where he tells how Tŷ Hafan has helped him and his family through the hardest of times. Please help keep their names #ForeverInOurSkies and donate today


So lovely to receive messages on our origami birds. The response to our summer appeal has been amazing so far and w… https://t.co/fz4K51XNgV

@rebeccalees Amazing effort! And what a lovely read :) Thank you for your support!

Our CEO, Rob Jones, paid our Cwmbran store a visit last week to thank three incredible ladies who have each dedicat… https://t.co/Tw1cQRqcbU

RT Pioneering sound artist Justin Wiggan has created a 'sonic memory garden' at Ty Hafan Children's Hospice in Wales.… https://t.co/pRHLtKQyEb

RT Anyone in Cardiff today, head to @HouseofSportCDF to watch the Battle of the Biscuit tournament in aid of Ty Hafan… https://t.co/6L4tcc5nRX

The winners of the Tŷ Hafan Summer Raffle have been drawn and the results are up! 🎉 Find out if you're one of the l… https://t.co/mZS05hHSEx

@tyhafanhockey Can't wait to see them and no problem! Our pleasure. It'll be amazing seeing you back on the ice for Tŷ Hafan again!

As #ChildrensHospiceWeek draws to a close we've pulled together our best bits from the week in today's… https://t.co/JVfxLn1gMS

@neilhimself It was incredible, sold for £3,400. Thank you so much for your support.

RT Less than one day remaining to bid on the Good Omens clapperboard. Signed by Us. For the Ty Hafan Children's Hospic… https://t.co/exn3hg3JUw