Ty Hafan

#family friday

#familyfriday is a series of blogs capturing all aspects of Tŷ Hafan, from family experiences and fundraising achievements, to insights into volunteering and examples of how ‘Team Tŷ Hafan’ is making a difference in communities across Wales.

"the children and families are at the heart of what we do and why we do it"

Cath Thompson - Head of Care Services

#familyfriday

 

13

Jan

2017

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why we need our superstar volunteers

written by Alex Fagan

When I started working at Tŷ Hafan last spring I was bowled over by the support from the Welsh public. 

6

Jan

2017

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one step at a time

written by Gary Footman

Gary Footman, 40, from Swansea, will walk the Great Wall of China next spring in support of Tŷ Hafan, the hospice where his daughter Evie received end of life care aged just four months.

23

Dec

2016

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a special christmas message

written by Tŷ Hafan

Wales rugby star Leigh Halfpenny greeted Santa as he arrived by Wales Air Ambulance to wish our children and their families a very Merry Christmas.

16

Dec

2016

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how to turn a £1 coat into a handbag

written by Samantha Hussey

I started cutting out of a wool jacket I found at the Tŷ Hafan charity shop in Aberdare. It was on their clearance rail so only cost me £1!

9

Dec

2016

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one stop sponsors carols at the castle

written by Rob Davies

When we were first approached with the prospect of raising funds for a local charity, I don't think we knew just how involved we would get.

2

Dec

2016

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little boy climbs snowden for tŷ hafan

written by Natalieann Fitchett

During the summer holidays, my eight-year-old son Connor set himself the challenge of climbing Snowdon to raise money for Tŷ Hafan, a charity close to his heart.

25

Nov

2016

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miss wales makes £8k donation

written by Tŷ Hafan

She’s been voted the country’s most attractive woman, but Miss Wales 2016 proved she’s also beautiful on the inside during a visit to Tŷ Hafan this week.

18

Nov

2016

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may the christmas panto’s force be with you!

written by Shirley Valentino

It’s almost December and that can only mean one thing – the return of the hospice Christmas Panto!

11

Nov

2016

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philip’s first trip to the beach

written by Tŷ Hafan

For Philip Hopkins’s last visit at Tŷ Hafan, our staff made sure he had an extra special time by taking him to the beach. 

4

Nov

2016

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thank you glennys

written by Glennys Old

At Tŷ Hafan we meet inspirational people every day – the children we support, their families and our incredible supporters across Wales.

One of these special people is Glennys Old, who has been raising money to support since 2000.

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