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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

bridgend family

"a happy volunteering family"

The Tŷ Hafan shop in Bridgend has a lovely family atmosphere, and not just because many of the volunteers there have a close bond.  Read More

family stories

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osian

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

Who's a fan of Good Omens? 🙋‍♀️ We've been donated a SIGNED clapperboard from the set and we're putting it up for auction! All proceeds will go to Tŷ Hafan. Want to make a bid? 👇 #GoodOmens (Cast includes Michael Sheen, David Tennant & Jack Whitehall)

Your last chance to sign up at https://www.porthcawl10k.co.uk/run-for-charity/

Making moments that matter is what Tŷ Hafan is all about and we've got loads planned for our families this week for Children's Hospice Week. We'll be making people, dance, bonds and all sorts matter, with the fun culminating in a muddy bake off on Thursday. There's nothing more important than making memories that will last forever. If you'd like to see why Tŷ Hafan is so important to our families, please visit www.tyhafan.org/elis

PLEASE VOTE for Together for Short Lives in the Superdrug charity poll to support life-limited children in hospices across the UK, including Tŷ Hafan! Voting closes at 5pm today 💚👉 bit.ly/2FbvgHN

💚 #foreverinourskies

Happy Father’s Day to all the amazing dads out there from everyone at Tŷ Hafan #DadsMatter

Knowing that your child may die before you is the unthinkable reality that hundreds of families across Wales have to cope with everyday. But Tŷ Hafan’s care doesn’t stop after a child has died. It’s so important that we are there for our families for as long as they need us. At nine days old, Elis Rose’s parents, Alun and Vicki, were told she wasn’t expected to ever leave the special care baby unit. She lived until she was 16 months old. Tŷ Hafan became a huge part of their lives and still is, ten years after Elis died. Watch Alun’s open up about the bereavement support he and his family received in this incredibly honest video. “We were faced with a parent’s worst nightmare: the idea that we were going to outlive our child. She was still with us but she wasn’t going to be and that thought broke me. Please help Tŷ Hafan continue to be there for families like Elis' by donating what you can today at www.tyhafan.org/elis

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Tŷ Hafan exists to help families deal with something that they'll never come to terms with. This summer, we're aski… https://t.co/sAN4n7JCvi

RT Proud to support @Tog4ShortLives #ChildrensHospiceWeek and champion the work of Welsh Children's hospices such as… https://t.co/VHCXhWGLT7

Who's a fan of @GoodOmensPrime? 🙋‍♀️We've been donated a SIGNED clapperboard from the set and we're putting it up f… https://t.co/g2sts6uhgc

Making #MomentsThatMatter is what Tŷ Hafan's all about and we've got loads planned for this #ChildrensHospiceWeek.… https://t.co/x3uRL5TPY2

RT ✨ We’ve had some very special post today ✨ HRH The Duchess of Cambridge has sent a message of support to celebrate… https://t.co/uvoZ7F06yZ

Amazing to see dad, Alun Williams, feature on @DailyMirror to help raise awareness & funds for family bereavement s… https://t.co/rT7UvL6Eoa

@marksmith1985 Thank you for the wonderful piece, Mark 💚

@ptkatwarren Incredible effort!! Well done and thank you so much for your support 💚

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