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.

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17

Jan

2020

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the story of the nuns on the run

written by Nuns on the run

Hi Everyone…  My name is Lance and I head up “Nuns On The Run” Rally Challenge Team. As a former member of the Royal Air Force, I have always been involved in fundraising one way or another…

10

Jan

2020

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a beautiful addition to our memorial garden

written by Stone Sign Company

We're starting 2020 with a special addition to our memorial garden to accompany our birdsong project, lovingly and expertly crafted by local stonemasons.

3

Jan

2020

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thousands brave icy barry island sea

written by Tŷ Hafan

Brave swimmers jumped into 2020 by taking part in the Barry Island New Year’s Day Dip!

27

Dec

2019

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santa pays us a flying visit

written by Tŷ Hafan

Santa swapped his sleigh for the recognisable red and green helicopter this week and flew into the hospice to surprise the children, families and staff with an extra special visit.

20

Dec

2019

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it's a cracker!

written by Tŷ Hafan

Tŷ Hafan joins forces with Scarlets stars for festive world record attempt

13

Dec

2019

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a gift to help mental well being

written by Anna Bowyer

As part of their "Dedicated to..." series, creative story-tellers and developers of 'The Book of Beasties' have supplied Tŷ Hafan with mental well being resources for life-limited children and their siblings to help encourage emotional expression in families. Our Sibling Support Practitioner, Anna, tells us about the benefits of these fantastic resources that have been gifted to Tŷ Hafan.

6

Dec

2019

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support our refurb with ed the elf

written by Ed the Elf

Our very own festive helper, Ed the Elf, has been busy making his way to homes this Christmas to brighten up Christmas trees — but he's also been raising money for our refurbishment appeal and has been spreading the word far and wide... 

29

Nov

2019

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and we would run 2,000 miles

written by Scott and Gareth

Scott and Gareth have decided to take on the challenge of running 2,000km between them over the next year, in support of Tŷ Hafan.

22

Nov

2019

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tinsel ar y goeden, seren yn y nen

written by Arwen Roberts

Cardiff-based Welsh greeting card and gift company Draenog has launched a new Christmas jumper for 2019 with 10% of proceeds raised donated to Tŷ Hafan.

15

Nov

2019

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award-winning transition nurse

written by Tŷ Hafan

Sophie Williams, our specialist transition nurse, won the esteemed ‘Suzanne Goodall Paediatric Nursing Award’ this week at the 2019 RCN Wales ‘Nurse of the Year’ award ceremony. 

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