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"when the snowdogs came to stay "

The children at Acorns Nursery talk about the magical moment when the Snowdogs came to stay Read More


"celebrate our nurses"

To celebrate International Nurses Day we spoke to three of our nurses to find out why they love what they do. Read More

Great Wall of China

"ready, trek, go!"

This week's Family Friday is brought to you all the way from China, 4,977 miles away! Read More

Ian Gough

"how to win the heart of a welsh rugby legend"

Support Wales rugby star Ian Gough as he treks the Great Wall of China for Tŷ Hafan . Read More


"why nige will be cycling wales in a day"

Hi, my name is Nige and I would like to share my story. Read More


"how buying a giant dog will change a child's life"

Why getting your business or organisation to support Snowdogs: Tails in Wales is a no-brainer.  Read More

Connor and Minnie Mouse

"without the support of tŷ hafan, I don’t believe connor’s life would be as full as it is today"

Nearly 20 years ago, my nephew Connor was one of the first children to attend Tŷ Hafan. Read More


"rhiannon teases what's in store for cardiff this autumn"

It is definitely spring outside, which means that our Snowdogs: Tails in Wales art trail is getting closer and closer.  Read More

tenby volunteers

"a day in the life of a tŷ hafan shop"

As Tŷ Hafan’s Tenby shop celebrates its second birthday, we spoke to some staff and volunteers at the shop about why they love working there. Read More


"a perfect fit"

As Sponsors of the Snowdogs: Tails in Wales Learning Programme, Acorns Nurseries are delighted to be working with Tŷ Hafan and it’s so exciting to support the Snowdogs art trail in Wales. Read More

family stories

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elain's story

Little Elain James was referred to Tŷ Hafan in January 2011. 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


alyssia's story

When Alyssia was four months old, her mum, Danielle, noticed she wasn’t developing like other babies her age. Read More


ellis' story

Whilst battling cancer as a baby, Ellis Smith from Cwmbran was diagnosed with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1), a genetic condition causing benign tumours to grow inside the body. Read More


alice’s story

They were told the most devastating news any parent can hear – their unborn daughter had a condition that meant it was very likely she would die in childhood. Read More


callum's story

My name is Amie and my son, Callum, goes to  Tŷ Hafan. He loves it and so does the whole family. Read More


casey's story

Three-year-old Casey was born with severe brain damage following complications at birth. He has since been diagnosed with severe epilepsy, spasms, cortical visual impairment and evolving cerebral palsy. Read More


rhys' story

From spending time with his mates to playing video games or going bowling, outgoing Rhys loves nothing more than staying at Tŷ Hafan. Read More


willow’s story

Kelly and Damien Matthews were devastated when they were told their daughter may not survive her first few days due to a life-threatening condition called Central Hypoventilation.  Read More


olivia's story

12-year-old Olivia suffers from cerebral palsy, visual impairment and physical delay. Read More

archie watson

archie's story

We hit our first anniversary, Archie’s birthday on 6 September. It was a lot harder than we had expected. Read More


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A truly unique thank you gift from the families at Tŷ Hafan is on its way to our wonderful supporters @radiojaggerhttps://t.co/kRzrrVgI80

RT Watch The Duchess of Cambridge’s video message to celebrate & mark the beginning of #ChildrensHospiceWeek https://t.co/V7vFSUx93D.

RT . @shaunewalsh says @SkyNews HRH The Duchess of Cambridge's support for #ChildrensHospiceWeek is vital, so families know help is at hand

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RT It's #ChildrensHospiceWeek. Students around the UK volunteer to support these crucial institutions! Let's do more!