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Castle School in Pembrokeshire

"small school raises big funds"

After pledging to raise £10,000 in 10 months for Tŷ Hafan, students at Castle School in Pembrokeshire revealed the final amount raised and the final number was pretty remarkable! Read More

Quantum Advisory

"epic bike ride raises over £4k "

Last weekend, 30 workers from financial services consultancy, Quantum Advisory, completed an impressive 52-mile charity cycle ride to raise funds for Tŷ Hafan.  Read More


"super sib climbs for sister"

Relatives and friends of Ellie Pyle, who comes to Tŷ Hafan, took on a huge fundraising challenge last weekend. Read More

Carmarthenshire Rainbow Dash

"a dash of colour"

Carmarthen was showered with the colours of the rainbow as we welcomed the first ever Rainbow Dash school event.  Read More

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

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


After pledging to raise £10,000 in 10 months for Tŷ Hafan, students at Castle School Pembrokeshire revealed the final amount they raised… and the final number was pretty remarkable! 💚 Read all about it in today's #FamilyFriday 👉 bit.ly/2XRK61E

OVERSEAS CHALLENGE 🇰🇭: Trek from Siem Reap to Angkor Wat in Cambodia in March 2020. On this 9-day trip, you'll be trekking 79km across 5 days 🏞 — all while raising funds for Tŷ Hafan. If you're interested in this truly life-changing trip, come and join our information evening to hear all about the challenge: 📅 Tuesday 13 August 📍 Pencoed Rugby Club ⏰ 7pm - 8.30pm 📝 RSVP to james.dhale@tyhafan.org / 02920 532 284 More info: tyhafan.org/cambodia

52 miles along the Taff Trail, from the heart of the Brecon Beacons to the Welsh capital 🚴‍♂️ Our dedicated corporate supporters @QuantumAdvisory took on this epic bike ride and raised over £4,000 for Tŷ Hafan! Read all about the challenge that 30 amazing members of staff took on last Saturday in our #FamilyFriday 👏👇 https://bit.ly/2XEgkgK

This year Tŷ Hafan celebrates 20 years of being there and to help us commemorate this we have an exciting new event for 2019 - the Birdsong Walk. Join us on Sunday 8 September for our first ever Birdsong Walk - a 10k route from Tŷ Hafan to Cosmeston Lakes finishing back at Tŷ Hafan where you can enjoy a picnic and activities on our scenic grounds! To sign up visit www.tyhafan.org/birdsong-walk/ (Your registration fee includes an exclusive Birsong Walk t-shirt) The Birdsong Walk commemorates 20 years of Tŷ Hafan and an opportunity for celebration and remembrance. We'll be walking to celebrate our volunteers, our supporters, our partners, our ambassadors, our staff and, very importantly, our hospice families and the children who have been in our care. We look forward to seeing you there! 🙂

Last weekend was so much fun that we can't wait to do it all over again at the Barry Island 10k on Sunday 4 August! The deadline to sign up is Monday 15 July, so if you'd like to join us, visit barryisland10k.co.uk/register and sign up today. Whether you're a seasoned athlete looking to lead the charge, an intermediate with eyes on breaking your PB or a beginner who likes to push yourself, we'd love to have you on the team

Only a few weeks to go until our fantastic Family Fun Day on Saturday 3 August! Would you like to be part of our amazing volunteering team for the event? We couldn't put on events like the Family Fun Day without the incredible support we receive from volunteers. We have a number of roles available - there's something for everyone! If you would like to be a part of the volunteer team please let us know by filling in a quick form on our website https://bit.ly/2LSbDZF

Wow! What a day the Porthcawl 10k was yesterday! Did you know that for every runner that passed 400m World Relay Champion Iwan Thomas, Healthspan donated £10.00 per participant! Iwan came 377th (with seven Tŷ Hafan runners finishing in front of him) so that's a massive £3,700 donated to Tŷ Hafan. This could pay for a family to stay in the hospice for a much needed break to allow them to make the most of the time they have together. So thank you to Healthspan for such a kind donation and a big shout out to all those runners that #beatIwan

Thank you so much to @every.girls.club for their amazing glitter painting today. The runners still look great after their 10k #porthcawl10k


Our Events team are out supporting the Gower Bike Ride today promoting our #TreadandTrail And #RideToTheRugby event… https://t.co/qB9795lzFl

RT Disney Quiz Night for @tyhafan in full swing! #FundraisingFriday https://t.co/Rh6Qo21s8U

After pledging to raise £10,000 in 10 months for Tŷ Hafan, students at Castle School in Pembrokeshire revealed the… https://t.co/vrDAAZVzpC

RT Another fab day at Handcrafted by @tyhafan workshop thanks to the team from Target, Newport. They learnt how to mak… https://t.co/we0uSQXhub

@michaelsheen Big congratulations to you both!! 💚

James, you're an inspiration. Such a brave & emotional interview on the @wynneevans show this afternoon speaking ab… https://t.co/VUjfOOH6y7

RT Superstar supporters @TTElectronics #Rogerstone raised nearly £5,000 during their Welsh 3 Peaks challenge for… https://t.co/Ep5GNdNfKo

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OVERSEAS CHALLENGE 🇰🇭: Trek from Siem Reap to Angkor Wat in #Cambodia in March 2020. On this 9-day trip, you'll tre… https://t.co/90PrgtgzSW